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Care Coordination Record

Better Patient Care Management Needed

Better coordination of healthcare services helps to reduce costs and improve quality of patient care. While electronic medical records guide... Read more

IT network security

Dummy Network Could Protect Against Hackers

With cyberattacks on the rise, a California-based security vendor now provides "deception technology" to better protect IT systems. The technology... Read more

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Face-to-Face Consult Advised Before Telehealth

The American College of Physicians (ACP) has issued policy recommendations for the practice and use of telemedicine in primary care. In a position... Read more

user at the centre of software development

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

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In 2014, Stephen Hawking had warned that ‘the development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race’. 1 A bold statement indeed, but if we focus on the term ‘full’, we’ll understand that if not designed properly, certain level of autonomy that could be difficult to control and can be extremely damaging to fundamental... Read more

Towards a metahealth industry?  The announcement by Mark Zuckerberg on October 28, 2021 that Facebook would become an entity called “meta” has triggered an immediate interest about the possibilities of the inclusion of healthcare in such ecosystem.   At this stage, most people in the tech world are aware of the notion of metaverse:... Read more

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

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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

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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. Amir Abbas Mahabadi

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention 2019: Quo Vadis?

Summary: Cardiovascular disease prevention strategies in 2019 remain...

 Carla Riera Segura

Telestroke 2.0: Innovative Approach to Optimise Timing and Automate Workflow

Rapid stroke care that allows early detection and treatment is essential...

Dr. Marina Gafanovich

Value-based healthcare and the doctor-patient relationship

The doctor-patient relationship can be considered a gateway to value-base

 Martie Moore

Going from a Culture of Blame and Denial to a Culture of Safety

Summary: Many healthcare organisations face difficulties while managing...

 Christian Lovis

Novelty vs. Legacy

Innovations of today are the legacy of tomorrow The COVID-19 pandemic...

 Marianna Keen

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