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leadership thinking

Three Steps to Thinking Like a Leader

Certain desirable skills and attributes can help you become a leader — that's according to competency-based models. But to be an effective leader,... Read more

3D-printing technology

3D-printed Drug: Breakthrough in Precision Medicine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first 3D-printed drug, SPRITAM ® , for oral use as a prescription adjunctive therapy in... Read more

guide for safeguarding medical data

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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Why all health organisations need them, how can you become one, and why now?   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 March 2021, I choose to discuss education for Digital Health in a brief article ‘Why all healthcare... Read more

Dr Rafael Grossmann, MD, FACS , is a practicing surgeon in the USA as well as a global speaker, healthcare and education technologist and futurist. Originally from Venezuela, he did his surgery residency in Ann Arbor, MI, USA, and developed as a General, Trauma, Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic surgeon; he now practices in Maine, USA. His... Read more

The costs of loneliness, and telepresence as a social snack   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 February 2021, I have invited Prof. Luisa Lima to co-author a brief article on ‘The costs of loneliness and... 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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Behind closed doors – Point of Care Foundation

A recent Point of Care Foundation report provides insights into the pressures...

Prof. Jan De Waele

New Antibiotics for Abdominal Infections: What Can We Expect?

Recently a number of new antibiotics or combinations for complicated...

Dr. Caleb Fisher

Frailty in the Critically Ill Patient

This review explores current definitions of frailty, methods available...

Dr. Elif Özcan
Pr Hassen A. Gharbi

Informatics Drives Radiology Today – Interview with Hassen Gharbi

Hassen A. Gharbi from Tunisia was recognised at ECR 2016 in Vienna for...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

The Night in the ICU

T hey say that in the world of the intensive care unit (ICU), there...

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