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Are EHRs Letting Patients Down?

Use of electronics health records (EHRs) is important in achieving coordinated care that leads to a better patient experience. While U.S. government... Read more

Internet of Things (IoT)

How New Technologies, Analytics are Improving Healthcare

Healthcare globally is moving towards connectivity centred around the patient, aiming to improve the overall patient experience. However, the... Read more

Clorox Cold & Flu Pulse

Predictive Cold & Flu Tracker

When social media is abuzz with tweets about cold and flu, it's more likely that actual viruses are spreading. Based on a study of online flu... Read more

Virtual Tools Save Billions in Primary Care

A new report from Accenture suggests that use of virtual health technology can lead to annual savings of $10 billion in primary care costs, as... Read more

app on antibiotics use

Antibiotics App Designed for Patient Safety

Researchers at the University of Twente (Enschede, Netherlands) have developed an eHealth application that provides support for care providers... 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

White Papers and Case Studies

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

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Editorial: Safety

The publication of the landmark Institute of Medicine report To Err is...

 Staff Editor

Harmonisation of Lab Medicine Across Europe

Under EU Directive 2013/55/EU, harmonisation of lab medicine across Europe...

Prof. David Koff

Conducting Research in the COVID-19 Era

Summary: Under pressure in the age of COVID-19, David Koff stresses...

 Kees Wesdorp

The Importance of Meaningful Innovation in Healthcare

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

Professor Hugo Saner

Hugo Saner

Senior Consultant -University Clinics of Cardiology, Switzerland Research...

Dr. Marcelo Sánchez

Imaging and ICU

Advice from a radiologist   For the Imaging issue, ICU Management...

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