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Brain Mystery Solved with IT Approach

Discontinuity of topographic maps in the brain — not signal reduction — reflects sensory impairment, according to new research from Hebrew University.... Read more

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Outsource or Upgrade? 5 BIG Big Data Questions

Big data analytics is increasingly becoming more integral to the way health providers interact with patients. This trend is likely to continue,... Read more

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How Effective are Activity Trackers?

Activity trackers, such as Fitbit, Fuelband, and Jawbone, allow users to monitor their health and fitness data with ease, thanks to wireless... Read more

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Our Top Management & Leadership Tips for 2016: No. 3

HealthManagement.org: Top Management Tips, 2016   HealthManagement.org publishes the latest on cutting edge practice in healthcare management... Read more

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Health IT issues for 2016

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

From Our Journals

Dr. Brian O’Gara

Airway Pressure Release Ventilation: What's Good About It?

The use of APRV has many proposed benefits for patients with lung injury....

Dr. Jürgen Fortin

Hypertension – Prevention is Better Than Cure

How can we get the most common, costly, and modifiable cardiovascular...

 Bernd Montag

Healthcare Executive Alliance: Insights For Healthcare Leadership

Healthcare organizations do a phenomenal job. Today, an increasing number...

Dr. Jean-Charles Preiser

Water Administration in the ICU

The management of fluids in critically ill patients is a continuing challenge....

 Vito Cantisani

US-elastography for superficial organs: update

US-elastography, introduced to clinical practice in the early 2000s,...

 Nimisha Kumar

Sex and gender in medicine

The need for more attention to how sex and gender influences healthcare...

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