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In his article appearing in MedCity News , Dr. John D. Halamka, chief information officer and dean for technology at Harvard Medical School,... Read more

Mirna Becevic, PhD, University of Missouri School of Medicine

Telemedicine Improves Doctor-Patient Relationships

People living in rural areas often lack access to modern healthcare, and one approach used to address this problem is telemedicine. New research... Read more

drone being tested in a lab

The Future is Coming: Drones and Healthcare

A University of Illinois researcher has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create drones that could perform... Read more

Fitbit Flex wireless activity tracker

Fitbits Monitor Symptoms in Transplant Patients

A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shows that activity trackers (eg, Fitbits) can be used to track patients' symptoms... Read more

Prof. Richard Frankel, PhD, Indiana University

Are You Paying Your Patients Enough Attention?

Technology is becoming integrated into healthcare processes. In the examination room, for example, use of computers is aimed at promoting safer... 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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Prof. Stephen Baker

Image Information Delivery in the AI Era: Two Likely Scenarios

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Prof. Bram Ginneken

How to Integrate AI into Radiology Workflow

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Prof. James Stone

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of TBI

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 Farzana Rahman

Competition in the UK National Health Service

Has it Led to the Progress We Hoped For

Prof. Manu Malbrain

Thoughts on COVID-19 from the International Fluid Academy

An overview of what has been published on fluid strategies in COVID-19,...

Dr. Roger Harris

SMACC Chicago

Social Media and Critical Care (smacc)’s third meeting takes place in...

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