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Computers Learning to Improve Clinical Trial Participation

With medical research struggling to recruit necessary numbers for clinical trials and studies being compromised or halted altogether, scientists... Read more

The Price of Healthcare Outsourcing: Redundancy

Recently, Modern Healthcare reported that Emblem Health laid off 250 staff members, or 7.5 percent of the company’s workforce,... Read more

The Future is Closer Than You Think: Artificial Intelligence

The stage is set. The IT giants are each targeting healthcare with analysts projecting that, by 2018, 30 percent of providers will run cognitive... Read more

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How to Develop a Healthcare App: Challenges and Solutions

mhealth Intelligence has reported that in a recent survey of businesses in the U.S. and the UK that 99 percent of Application Development... Read more

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Slipping Through the Net: Catching EHR Medication Errors

If medication is mis-administered it could cause severe harm to a patient – or even death. The route that many hospitals take to avoid errors... 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

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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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Dr. Mena Farag

Prognostication Following Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

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 Vito Cantisani

Update on medical student education

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Prof. Stefan J Schaller

The Post-ICU Patient - Management of Long-Term Impairments After Critical Illness

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Prof Bertrand Guidet

Quality in Practice: Towards a Patient-Centred View

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Enterprise Imaging and XERO® Universal Viewer Enhancing Accessibility and Collaboration

An overview of Agfa Healthcare’s Enterprise Imaging platform and the...

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