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Lucas Hospital, Germany

Cyber-Attack Protocols A Must As German Hospital Shut Down By Malware

German Hospital shut down by Malware; Reporting Protocols a MUST! A cyber-attack that brought an almost fully paperless hospital in Germany... Read more

MAGICapp

Medical News to the Public Via App

Researchers at the Institute of Health and Society at The University of Oslo are developing an app that can help spread new medical knowledge... Read more

Paperless NHS

Paper-free NHS by 2020

Paper-free NHS by 2020 A review is looking at ways to improve England's National Health Service (NHS) IT, including electronic health records,... Read more

population based care

Population Health Lagging: Confused Implementation Strategy

In the U.S., a national study has found slow progress in implementing population health management even though healthcare providers believe it... Read more

Gender diversity in digital health

Women Lead Top Digital Health Companies, Recruitment Lags

A recent report by Rock Health shows that in the field of digital healthcare, 95 percent of women and 58 percent of men regard gender diversity... 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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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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