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Nominations for HIMSS Europe eHealth Leadership Award 2016

HIMSS Europe has now launched the nomination process for the eHealth Leadership Award, which recognises an individual who, in the judgment of... Read more

Dr. Paolo Silva

Telemedicine Trial: New Scanning Technology Benefits Diabetic Eye Care

Ultrawide field imaging helps to determine which patients need follow-up examinations or treatment. In a national clinical trial led by... Read more

HIMSS

HIMSS: Clinical Staff Member on IT Team Benefits Organisation

The 2016 HIMSS Leadership Survey presented in Las Vegas this week showed that     adding a nurse or doctor to an IT healthcare team can... Read more

IT healthcare security

Lack of Resources Frustrates Healthcare IT Security

Electronic health records (EHRs) and digital clinical systems have widely been deployed in healthcare without strategic data and IT infrastructure... Read more

Protection against cyber attack

How to Defend Against a Cyber Attack

Recent malware attacks on a hospital in Hollywood and a second in Germany have highlighted the role of human error in paralysing the IT of healthcare... Read more

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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

Important response to COVID-19 The thought of returning to pre-COVID conditions is on everyone’s mind. This includes business owners who have been hard hit by the pandemic. However, they have also pivoted and acclimatised well during this period.   They have been able to do so through, among other things, digital marketing. The... 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

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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 Jason Van Schoor

Management of Acute Ischaemic Stroke

Defining the Role of the Intensive Care Unit This review article aims...

 Michael Springer

Advantages of 3D Printing in Healthcare

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 Angela Vessey

Antimicrobial Copper Touch Surfaces: Reduce Infections, Liberate Resources and Cut Costs

The role of the environment in the transmission of healthcare-associated...

Prof. Andreas Valentin

Safe Transport of Critically Ill Patients

The transport of critically ill patients for diagnostic or therapeutic...

Prof. Yoshimi Anzai

Delivering High-Value Imaging: A Paradigm Shift from Efficiency to Effectiveness

Summary: How can radiologists move towards a model of practice that...

Dr. med. Orpheus Kolokythas

SOCRATES: An Electronic Evaluation System to Advance Medical Trainees

Developing thorough competency in both specialty and professionalism is...

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