Healthcare IT

Hackers Breach Emory Healthcare's Patient Records

Emory Healthcare's online appointment system has been hit with a cyberattack earlier this year, affecting the records of some 80,000 patients.... Read more

Cognitive Computing Used to Fight Physician Burnout

Healthcare leaders continue to find ways to address the problem of physician burnout as this impacts on patient care. At the Cleveland Clinic,... Read more

EHR Optimisation Faces Budgetary Constraints

With no expansion seen in IT budgets, many CIOs at healthcare organisations say they will still pursue plans of optimising electronic health... Read more

Ransomware Seen as Medical Device Cybersecurity Threat

As adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) technology increases, there's growing concern about the security and safety of networked medical devices.... Read more

Rapid Use of EHR Data Important in Preventing Zika Spread

In the U.S., health authorities are relying heavily on information technology to  help prevent the spread of Zika virus. For example, efforts... Read more

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Prof. Maged N. Kamel Boulos introduces his Keynote talk at the 4th EAI International Conference on IoT Technologies for HealthCare, Angers, France, October 24, 2017.    The Internet of Things (IoT) is made of sensors and other components that connect our version of the world made of atoms (i.e., us humans, our devices, vehicles, roads, buildings, plants, animals,... Read more

Gradually, computerised health data is being implemented in hospitals or in doctor communities.   Computerisation radically changes accessibility moving away from the comfort zone linked to paper and creating a new space for information systems.   It thus reaches a New World literally and figuratively. One could compare the data ‘revolution’ to 1492... Read more

Revelations about Amazon’s “secret” 1492 project, where AI is meant to be applied in the health domain has continued to fuel the AI discussion and the future of digital health. Amazon’s 1492 seems to be the latest example of yet another attempt to utilise next generation networks, ever increasing computing power and more sophisticated data mining strategies.... 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.” In this... 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’sSource & Image Credit: DT Research Read more

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Quality and Safety In Radiology

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Fraud in Healthcare: A Worldwide Concern

The Global Health Care Anti-fraud Network (GHCAN) promotes partnerships...

 Sharmila Chowdhury

Why I became a radiology whistleblower

Whistleblowers who raise concerns continue to be at risk of losing their...

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Implementation Challenges of Crew Resource Management

Crew Resource Management (CRM) human factors awareness training is a useable...

 Simona Agger Ganassi

Health and Climate Changes: The importance of the Role of the Health Sector

The Challenge of Our Times Recent years have seen an increasing awareness...

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