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ISPOR 20th Annual International Meeting

The State of the Learning Healthcare System

The vision of the “Learning Healthcare System”, established nearly a decade ago, aims to promote a system by which research is integrated rapidly... Read more

Bio-sensing Technology Gives Patients the Power

Two new bio-sensing technologies were presented at Elsevier’s 4th International Conference on Bio-Sensing Technology in Lisbon, Portugal. These... Read more

2015 Healthcare IT Survey

Survey: Increasing Use of Health IT Among Doctors

Physicians have become more proficient with electronic health records (EHRs) and are increasingly using healthcare IT functions that help them... Read more

The APPRAISE system

Improving Treatment of Life-Threatening Bleeding

U.S. researchers have successfully field tested a system that analysed patient vital signs during emergency transport, finding that it could... Read more

Computerised clinical decision support

Multiple Perspectives on Decision Support

Computerised clinical decision support (CDS) has been shown to improve healthcare processes and outcomes in a number of studies, although its... Read more

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The annual congress of the Health Information Systems Society (HIMSS) pledged that the show must go on while announcing that President Donald Trump will hold an address.   This will be the first address at HIMSS from an incumbent president and looks like a welcome success for a leadership under some pressure. But, in light of the numerous... Read more

  One of the most cost-effective ways to reinvent hospitals will be through information technology. Over the next decade we can give hospitals the equivalent of brains and nervous systems. The fully digitised hospital of the future will become a healing machine, sensitive to the precise needs of each patient, seamlessly supporting human caregivers... Read more

Technology is playing a larger role than ever in healthcare, and with the latest iteration of the NHS’s Long Term plan stating that it intends to integrate technology to previously unprecedented levels, the fact that workforces are still significantly lacking in digital skills is worrying. While admirable steps have been taken in recent years, such... 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

From Our Journals

Prof Jean-Daniel Chiche

What a difference a drug makes?

Asking why the patient needs to be sedated is as important as the choice...

 Bertalan Meskó

Will the Hospital of the Future Be Our Home

Already, healthcare is being outsourced to the home in a bid to encourage...

 Angela Vessey

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

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

Dr. David Brealey

Rapid Pathogen Testing With PCR/ESI-MS

The RADICAL multicentre observational study was performed to compare PCR/ESI-MS

Prof. Damien Gruson

The R-Evolution in Laboratory Medicine: The Need for a New Medical Paradigm

The EuroMedLab Congress this year aims to offer insight into the direction...

Prof. Mervyn Maze MBChB

Xenon limits brain damage following cardiac arrest

Xenon and brain injury. Xenon, a chemically inert but biologically...

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