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Tech to Play Key Role in Obama Precision Medicine

In his State of the Union Address this January, President Obama announced the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) that was launched with a $215... Read more

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eHealth and Paper Used for EHR Exchange

Electronic exchange of health information amongst healthcare providers has important implications for patient safety and care coordination. However,... Read more

cellphone movement can predict infectious-disease spread

Cellphone Data can Track Infectious Diseases

A new study published in PNAS demonstrates that mobile phone data could be a useful tool for understanding how infectious diseases are spread... Read more

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Big Data Reducing Heart Readmissions

University of Washington Tacoma's "big data" experts collaborate with MultiCare Health System and Microsoft to improve outcomes for hospital... Read more

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mHealth No Support for Hearts

The American Heart Association has issued a report highlighting the need for more evaluative studies on the effectiveness of mobile health technologies... Read more

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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 January 2021, I look onto liability issues of artificial intelligence (AI) use in hospitals; next month we will explore why a ‘Societal Health’ perspective is key in the maturation and resilience... 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 the month of December 2020, I have invited Dr Paula Amorim to co-author this inaugural column. She will share her view on ‘the challenges and opportunities of integrating telerehabilitation in rehabilitation... Read more

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

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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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 Maria Marenco

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 Bernd Montag

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Prof. Stephen Baker

A Gentle Warning

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 Alexandre Lourenço

Turning the Silver Tsunami into a Silver Lining...

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 Tobias Gilk

Design for Imaging

‘Making It Work’ vs. ‘Making It Fit’   When it comes to design...

Prof. John (Ioannis) Damilakis

Clinical diagnostic reference levels in medical imaging

An introduction to the European study on clinical DRLs for x-ray medical...

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