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mHealth No Support for Hearts

The American Heart Association has issued a report highlighting the need for more evaluative studies on the effectiveness of mobile health technologies... Read more

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Web Tools Improve Patient Engagement

New research from Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston, MA) shows that web-based toolkits used by patients and/or their healthcare providers... Read more

HIPAA survey results

Low Confidence in Interoperability Goals

A study finds that only a small number (17 percent) of healthcare providers are optimistic that the industry will meet the 10-year goal for nationwide... Read more

Gerard Martin, MD, of the American College of Cardiology

American College of Cardiology Aims for PHM

The American College of Cardiology has added population health management (PHM) to its five-year strategic plan, indicating its resolve to further... Read more

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

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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 the month of May 2021, 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... 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

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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. John Laffey

ARDS Still Under-Recognised, Under-Treated

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) seems to be underrecognised,...

 Ceri Lynch

Feasibility and Potential Benefits of Immersive Virtual Reality in the Intensive Care Unit

Virtual reality (VR) is a developing technology with much current interest...

Prof. Jonathan McNulty

Fostering clinical research in imaging departments

Discusses the important roles of radiographers in imaging research, and...

Prof. Andreas Valentin

Safe Transport of Critically Ill Patients

The transport of critically ill patients for diagnostic or therapeutic...

 David Manset

Blockchain and GDPR compliance for the healthcare industry

Permissioned blockchains for healthcare data sharing management...

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...

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