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Tech Standards for mHealth Revealed

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released a mobile security guide which is specifically written for safeguarding medical... Read more

Prof. Suchi Saria (right) analyses patient data

Algorithm Helps Predict Patients' Deadly Sepsis

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have developed a new computer-based method that can help clinicians identify hospital patients at risk... Read more

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IBM Buys Merge Healthcare

IBM has agreed to buy Merge Healthcare Inc. in a cash deal expected to give the medical imaging company an equity value of approximately $700... Read more

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Game App Helps Improve Memory in Schizophrenia

University of Cambridge researchers have developed a "brain training" iPad game that can help improve the memory and daily functioning of patients... Read more

noise can affect clinical outcomes

Quiet Hospital Initiative Improves Care Coordination

To prevent noise pollution caused by too much use of the overhead paging system, Inspira Health Network recently launched its Quiet Hospital... 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

From Our Journals

Dr. Diana Miglioretti

Mammographic Screening for Women with Dense Breasts, Prof. Diana Miglioretti

As breast density legislation is introduced in more and more states of...

 Regina Holliday

Regina Holliday and the Walking Gallery

Patient Activism, Patient Advocacy or Patient Engagement. Whatever label...

Dr. Elisabeth Esteban

Caring for children in the PICU

From novel technology to family-centred care: new challenges for old...

 Dr. Annie Philippou Papoutsou

A patient-centred approach to mammography

Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use...

 Teresa Perillo

Radiomics in the Imaging of Brain Gliomas: Current Role and Future Perspectives

Machine learning and radiomics may lead to personalised management and...

 Silvia Terraneo

Candida Spp. in the Respiratory Tract

A Real Causality With Worse Outcomes or Just a Marker of Severity? ...

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