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EHR Products: Usability Testing Standards Ignored?

Researchers in the U.S. have discovered that vendors were not adhering to usability testing standards for electronic health record (EHR) products.... Read more

Richelle Koopman, MD, MU School of Medicine

EHR Clinic Notes Need Redesign

Electronic health record documentation tools, including the clinic note that recaps a patient's medical history, should be redesigned to better... Read more

Mayo Clinic-Hootsuite educational collaboration

Mayo Clinic and Hootsuite: Staff Social Media Training

Mayo Clinic has partnered with Hootsuite to expand the healthcare group's social media education programme. Through this partnership, the two... Read more

data security

Only Half of Healthcare Leaders Feel Cyberattack Protected

Eighty-one percent of healthcare executives say their information technology has been compromised by cyberattacks during the past two years,... Read more

a policy management system improves compliance

Can Software Improve Compliance?

Healthcare providers deal with numerous requirements from different regulatory bodies, and having a policy management system can help them stay... 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

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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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