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Goals of Federal Health IT Strategic Plan

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has finalised its strategy for the next five years. The Federal Health IT Strategic... Read more

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Connecting Healthcare Data - Interoperability

While people often take for granted the convenience of being able to withdraw money from an ATM hundreds of miles from home or call someone in... Read more

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HIMSS Stage 6 and 7 Hospitals in Summit Focus

The HIMSS Europe CIO Summit will be celebrating its 6th year next month in Spain. This annual event which brings together leading European IT... Read more

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IOM Report: IT Can Support Better Diagnosis

  “A well-designed health IT system can facilitate timely access to information, communication among health care professionals, patients,... Read more

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Innovation for Hospital IT Solutions

Innovative ideas in healthcare lead to more efficiency and better delivery of care, and hopefully improved outcomes. Many healthcare innovations... Read more

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The concept of digital healthcare puts patients, their personal needs and demands for convenience and speed at the centre, which is why investing in custom software solutions is such a popular business strategy today. But digitisation in healthcare is so much more than just a passing trend. Instead, it is a vital ingredient of the success of each healthcare... Read more

It’s 2022 and public health is undergoing an unprecedented digital transformation. It’s a road already taken before Covid-19, but during the first quarter of 2020 in the U.S. telehealth visits increased by 154% (CDC, 2020). If you are in a business in the healthcare industry , you probably feel the pressure to provide or use technology that works... Read more

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

White Papers and Case Studies

Thales’s End-to-End Comprehensive Offer for Connected Radiology

2022 15 Jun

As in many sectors, the COVID crisis has substantially changed the way of working, with an increasing need for digital solutions to guaranty continuity of services. The same applies for the medical domain. During the pandemic, clinicians maintained the link with patients, conducting remote consultations, but raising a huge concern with... Read more

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

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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