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4 in 5 U.S. Hospitals Adopt Basic EHR, But Face Limitations

Electronic health record (EHR) adoption reached 84 percent of hospitals in the U.S., and nearly as many were able to exchange key information... Read more

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Cyberattack Impacts 40, OOO Patients

A podiatry group has notified its 40, 000 plus patients that their data may have been compromised following a Cyberattack on its IT systems.... Read more

EHR Adoption Reaches 96%; Data Exchange Lagging

According to data from a new survey released at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) 2016 Annual... Read more

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Telemedicine Enables Endocrinologist Visits for Diabetic Prisoners

A study published in Telemedicine and e-Health Telemedicine says that telemedicine is an option for treating diabetics in prison populations.... Read more

Europe Reaches Agreement on Medical Devices

Following the May 25th trilogue meeting Council and European Parliament reached political agreement on the medical devices and in vitro diagnostic... Read more

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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

It’s time to address the Amazon in the room Anyone who has been to the future can predict what Amazon will do next. However, to the skilled observer, all the pieces are laid out—the elements are on the table. It will simply be a connect-the-dots moment to realise the big bang that we are about to experience. For the last 25 years,... Read more

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 April 2021, I have invited João Santinha to co-author a brief article on ‘AI, Medical Liability, in a "Moving" Image’. We dive into the December 2020 topic and focus on the medical liability... Read more

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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

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Prof. Alan Fraser

Medical Devices and Evidence-Based Clinical Practice

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 Federico Lega

Top Target Treatments

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Prof. Dr. Marc Noppen

Hospital Finance: Managing in the Current Financial Climate

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Dr. Heidi Wimmers

Why is Drug Traceability Important in a Hospital?

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 Donna Cryer

Patients Mentoring Executives: Mutual Benefits

Patient-centric healthcare has come strongly into focus in recent years....

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