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Study: mHealth Apps Have Poor Data Privacy Protection

According to researchers, mobile health applications accredited by the UK National Health Service do not adequately protect the privacy of users'... Read more

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Goals of Federal Health IT Strategic Plan

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has finalised its strategy for the next five years. The Federal Health IT Strategic... Read more

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Connecting Healthcare Data - Interoperability

While people often take for granted the convenience of being able to withdraw money from an ATM hundreds of miles from home or call someone in... Read more

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HIMSS Stage 6 and 7 Hospitals in Summit Focus

The HIMSS Europe CIO Summit will be celebrating its 6th year next month in Spain. This annual event which brings together leading European IT... Read more

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IOM Report: IT Can Support Better Diagnosis

  “A well-designed health IT system can facilitate timely access to information, communication among health care professionals, patients,... Read more

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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

Important response to COVID-19 The thought of returning to pre-COVID conditions is on everyone’s mind. This includes business owners who have been hard hit by the pandemic. However, they have also pivoted and acclimatised well during this period.   They have been able to do so through, among other things, digital marketing. The... 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. Darryl Abrams

Introduction to multiple organ support

There is a renewed interest in novel extracorporeal technologies as...

Prof. Carlo Tascini

Improved Patient Assessment with MR-proADM

Prof. Carlo Tascini is Head of Infectious Diseases Clinic at Udine University

 Wendy Dearing

Health Informatics – ‘Lost Tribe’ No More

An unexpected but positive development the COVID-19 crisis has brought...

Dr. Marcello Orsi

A transformation in mammography

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 Diana Lebherz-Eichinger

Omitting Routine Chest Radiographs in Intensive Care Units

The Economic Impact We studied the economic impact of omitting routine...

 Wilfried von Eiff

Value-oriented management

A leadership model for the health care sector   In medical institutio

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