Healthcare IT
puzzling requirements in Meaningful Use and other regulations

Changes Ahead for 'Confusing' Meaningful Use

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt has hinted at changes as the healthcare industry embraces the... Read more

financial value of health IT

How will HIMSS Value Score for EHRs Work?

HIMSS Value Score is healthcare's first international quality measurement for the value of health IT. Launched in early December, the model will... Read more

cloud computing

Best Cloud for Your Digital Strategy

Cloud plays an important role in any hospital's digital transformation. The technology can help improve workflows and provide access to new information... Read more

human brain

Brain Mystery Solved with IT Approach

Discontinuity of topographic maps in the brain — not signal reduction — reflects sensory impairment, according to new research from Hebrew University.... Read more

big data analytics

Outsource or Upgrade? 5 BIG Big Data Questions

Big data analytics is increasingly becoming more integral to the way health providers interact with patients. This trend is likely to continue,... Read more

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In this space I explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For the month of January 2021, I look onto liability issues of artificial intelligence (AI) use in hospitals; next month we will explore why a ‘Societal Health’ perspective is key in the maturation and resilience... Read more

In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For the month of December 2020, I have invited Dr Paula Amorim to co-author this inaugural column. She will share her view on ‘the challenges and opportunities of integrating telerehabilitation in rehabilitation... Read more

Almost overnight businesses across the globe had to rethink their operations, as COVID-19 caused profound disruption; across communities, how we engage, the way we work, our healthcare systems, our economy…  The rapidly changing environment has been a catalyst for change as it transformed the global health community’s acceptance and use of... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

IT Management

Taking the Mystery Out of Machine Learning

2017 06 Apr

Radiologists have been taught to fear machine learning.  It means what it says, a machine can learn.  It is an inherently frightening concept.  It is almost a shame to put such a label on the process, because it is not really new.  Remember Fuzzy Logic?  Neural Networks?  We were all impressed that a computer could recognize the letter “A”, but that... Read more

IT Management

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

2017 20 Feb

Efficient patient-centric care models require consolidating mountains of data. Acquisitions and regionalization further compound the challenge. How does an organization capitalize on what could easily become a liability?   Fredrik Gustavsson, Sectra CTO, sums up the answer simply, “Don’t buy technology. Buy solutions for your clinical pathways.”... Read more

IT Management

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

2016 15 Nov

Located in Sydney’s Inner west, Canterbury Hospital has just over 200 beds. DT Research and its partner, HPA supplied 49 Carts with DT592BU Medical-Cart Computers to Canterbury in June 2016. Canterbury uses Surginet (Cerner) for theatre & recovery eMR applications on their PC’s Source & Image Credit:  DT Research Read more

From Our Journals

 Christopher Shaw

Healthcare Design With a Long-Term View

In the process of ‘reimagining a hospital,’ one cannot overestimate...

Dr. Christiaan Boerma

Haemodynamic monitoring: stuff we never talk about

In order to make haemodynamic monitoring clinically successful it seems...

Prof. John West

Reaching the Heights of Respiratory Physiology

Professor John B. West is a renowned respiratory physiologist and researcher.

 Lucie Robson

Big Drama in IT Security

Recent Hospital Virus Attacks Trigger Call to Redefine IT Security...

 Joan Guanyabens

Patient Trust Needed for Healthcare Data Success

Summary: Health data holds the promise of healing a plethora of healthcare...

Dr Elikem Tamaklo

Burning Platform for Change: COVID-19 Experience in Ghana

In mid-July, Ghana was among the African countries most affected by COVID-19....

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