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Exec Tips: How to Build a Big Data Analytics Team

The CHIO of the University of Mississippi Medical Centre, John Showalter, MD, has suggested that hospitals train analytics specialists on existing... Read more

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AMA: Telemedicine Training in Med School

The American Medical Association is urging telemedicine training to be part of medical school curricula, an announcement it made days after releasing... Read more

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New AMA Telemedicine and Telehealth Guidelines

New ethical guidance adopted today at the American Medical Association's (AMA) Annual Meeting will help physicians understand how their fundamental... Read more

eHealth Week

Time to Implement ehealth Solutions: ehealth Week Amsterdam

Commissioner Andriukaitis: “It is now time to make a move from developing and testing to actual implementation of eHealth solutions”... Read more

IT Security

Meet Latest Ransomware: Crysis

A recent and advanced strain of Ransomware has suggested that security-dominated headlines will not be a thing of the past any time soon. Crysis,... Read more

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In 2014, Stephen Hawking had warned that ‘the development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race’. 1 A bold statement indeed, but if we focus on the term ‘full’, we’ll understand that if not designed properly, certain level of autonomy that could be difficult to control and can be extremely damaging to fundamental... Read more

Towards a metahealth industry?  The announcement by Mark Zuckerberg on October 28, 2021 that Facebook would become an entity called “meta” has triggered an immediate interest about the possibilities of the inclusion of healthcare in such ecosystem.   At this stage, most people in the tech world are aware of the notion of metaverse:... 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 this month, I have invited Mr Giorgio Cangioli to co-author a brief article on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), as hospitals and their interconnections are a critical asset and next... Read more

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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

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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

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