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Will HIT Cure Healthcare?

  A chief architect of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is sceptical that HIT is going to play the all-encompassing role in healthcare that Silicon... Read more

10 Ways to Enhance Cybersecurity Protection

2016 was marked by a number of cybersecurity mishaps that caused health data records to be exposed or stolen. The healthcare industry has taken steps... Read more

Christian Lovis

HealthManagement.org Welcomes New IT Editor-in-Chief

  HealthManagement.org is excited to introduce our new Editor-in-Chief for healthcare IT. Christian Lovis, MD, MPH
, FACMI
 has taken over the... Read more

Ransomware on the Rise; EHRs Prime Targets

Cyberattacks on hospital IT systems are likely to continue, with security experts warning that 2017 could be even worse than last year for the healthcare... Read more

ECRI: Top 10 Healthcare Innovations for 2017

New technologies are made available with a view to improving patient care as well as reducing costs. For healthcare executives, deciding what... Read more

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  First of all, what is an Oracular Artificial Intelligence (OAI) system? Like any oracle, we describe it as any decision aid capable of providing its users with very accurate responses (ie, no more than one error out of 20) and little or no explanation for that advice. Deep learning systems that analyse masses in mammograms are an example of OAI.   The... Read more

What would you remove from current business training and education, what would you replace it with and why?   I would replace the outdated leadership and ethics courses with a cybersecurity and ethical leadership course, which would reframe the business world and provide the definitions for the new normality. Risk management education would be holistic... Read more

It’s been repeatedly stressed by healthcare practitioners how beyond a balanced diet and exercise, getting sufficient sleep is vital to our health and wellbeing.   There are wearables that can already track our daily activities such as heart rate when we exercise and even the number of steps we have walked that day and the distance. In addition to that,... Read more

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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

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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’sSource & Image Credit: DT Research Read more

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Dr. Donald Voltz

Does Technology Gap Cause Medical Errors?

Hardly a day goes by without some new revelation of an information technology...

Prof. Edward Bluth

Radiology Workforce Outlook for 2017

The outlook for radiologists seeking jobs is better than in previous years,...

 Thomas Schulz

Meeting the Access Control Challenge in Hospitals

Securing a hospital round the clock is a tough job. But a rapidly maturing...

Dr. Geraldine McGinty

Radiology in the Care Continuum

Where do you see radiology’s place in the care continuum? I see radiologists...

 Ajay K. Gupta

When a Cybercrime Takes Place - Who's to Blame?

When cybersecurity is breached and sensitive data is compromised, who should...

Prof. Jan Wernerman

Nutrition Monitoring

Most important when monitoring nutrition is to decide upon the nutritional...

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