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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

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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

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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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Prof. Davide Caramella

Cloud-Based IT Platform for Clinical Trials in Oncology

Computerisation of data collection in a multicentre clinical trial allows...

Prof. Henrik Kehlet

Fast-track surgery: a multidisciplinary collaboration

Prof. Henrik Kehlet reflects on the progress of fast-track surgery and...

Prof. Dr. Josep Manel Picas

Hospital Readmissions and Machine Learning

The need to improve the efficiency of the healthcare services has emerged...

 Jaana Sinipuro

Digital Health Hub at Your Service - If You Earn Citizen Trust

The Digital Health Hub is a joint project of Sitra, the Finnish Innovation...

Dr. Ian Weissman

Value-Based Radiology: View from the United States

As the United States moves to value-based healthcare, how should radiology...

 Jack Hoogendoorn

Imaging Solutions for a New Reality

During these challenging times, Canon Medical Systems has continued...

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