Healthcare IT
COVID-19 Contact Tracing: Apps vs. Manual Work

COVID-19 Contact Tracing: Apps vs. Manual Work

A milestone contact tracing software has been released by Apple-Google, but the future of its adoption is yet unclear, with some countries... Read more

Public Preview of New Cloud Healthcare Solution

Public Preview of New Cloud Healthcare Solution

Microsoft has announced it is building Cloud for Health Care , a bundled customised solution for healthcare providers. The software is designed... Read more

AI vs. Human Behaviour: Unexpected Side Effects of COVID-19

AI vs. Human Behaviour: Unexpected Side Effects of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing much distress in all aspects of our life and affecting people’s behavioural patterns. In an unexpected... Read more

Gartner: IT Spending Will Drop, but Some Areas Grow

Gartner: IT Spending Will Drop, but Some Areas Grow

Worldwide IT spending is projected to drop significantly in 2020, with all market segments experiencing a decline, says Gartner, an IT... Read more

New Global Platform to Pool COVID-19 Data

New Global Platform to Pool COVID-19 Data

This month the World Health Organization (WHO) will be launching a platform for open, collaborative sharing of knowledge, data and intellectual... Read more

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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 January 2021, I look onto liability issues of artificial intelligence (AI) use in hospitals; next month we will explore why a ‘Societal Health’ perspective is key in the maturation and resilience... 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 the month of December 2020, I have invited Dr Paula Amorim to co-author this inaugural column. She will share her view on ‘the challenges and opportunities of integrating telerehabilitation in rehabilitation... Read more

Almost overnight businesses across the globe had to rethink their operations, as COVID-19 caused profound disruption; across communities, how we engage, the way we work, our healthcare systems, our economy…  The rapidly changing environment has been a catalyst for change as it transformed the global health community’s acceptance and use of... 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

From Our Journals

Prof Kai Zacharowski

Kai Zacharowski

Director - UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL FRANKFURT, Department of ANAESTHESIOLOGY,...

 Paulo Moll

Fighting the Pandemic in Brazil - Experience of Largest Hospital Network

Founded in 1977 by cardiologist Jorge Moll, Rede D’Or São Luiz...

Prof. D. Kirk Hamilton

Future ICU Design: Return to High Visibility

Future ICU designs must feature high visibility to ensure safety....

 Carlos Luis Parra-Calderón

Enhancing precision medicine: sharing and reusing data

The FAIR4Health project supports wider publicly-funded health data use...

 Alanna Shaikh

Healthcare Has No Excuse for Another Pandemic Like COVID-19

A global health consultant and top TED Talk presenter comments on how...

 Denise Anderson

Fighting cyber threats with a global community

Denise Anderson, President of the Health Information Sharing and Analysis...

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