Healthcare IT

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

Healthcare Fraud

Big Data: Tackling Healthcare FWA

A report in RevCycle Intelligence has likened hunting down healthcare fraud, waste and abuse (FWA) to submarine warfare in the sense that,... 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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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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