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July 4: Data Independence Day

This year's Fourth of July celebration has taken on a new meaning for supporters of the "Get My Health Data" movement, which is pushing for better... Read more

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Europe's Growing Need for Lab Data Management Solutions

Investments in cloud-based laboratory information management systems (LIMS) are part of Europe’s eHealth strategy. Specifically, increasing demand... Read more

Electronic health records

EHR: Ways to Improve Care for Patients with Chronic Conditions

Limitations in the design and use of electronic health records for both clinicians and patients have prevented optimum use of EHR systems to... Read more

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Google Unveils Wristband for Health Monitoring

Google's latest gadget, a sensor-packed wristband, is designed to help medical professionals track vital signs of patients during clinical trials... Read more

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'Living Services' Reach Health First

A new report from Accenture predicts a new era of highly sophisticated “living services” that can learn and tailor themselves in real-time to... Read more

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Almost overnight businesses across the globe had to rethink their operations, as COVID-19 caused profound disruption; across communities, how we engage, the way we work, our healthcare systems, our economy…  The rapidly changing environment has been a catalyst for change as it transformed the global health community’s acceptance and use of... Read more

The novel coronavirus pandemic continues to spread like wildfire in the U.S., causing panic and chaos among hardest-hit communities. While everyone - individuals, families, businesses, and the government - are busy trying to contain the virus, opportunistic criminals have come out to wreak havoc on an already stressful situation. Scammers prey on... Read more

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

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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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Dr. John Dale-Skinner

Being an expert witness

Describes the practicalities of being an expert witness and explains...

 Philipp Schuetz

The Role of Procalcitonin for Risk Assessment and Treatment of COVID-19 Patients

Procalcitonin is widely used to assess the risk of bacterial infection...

 Valérie Martin

“Not in My Care Home”

In early summer, a care home on the outskirts of Lyon in France made...

 Paulo Moll

Fighting the Pandemic in Brazil - Experience of Largest Hospital Network

Founded in 1977 by cardiologist Jorge Moll, Rede D’Or São Luiz...

 Tracy Accardi

Why embracing Artificial Intelligence is beneficial for all

In many ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) may seem like a new concept...

 Kees Wesdorp

The Importance of Meaningful Innovation in Healthcare

Driving Toward the Goals of the Quadruple Aim Innovation comes...

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