Healthcare IT

Mining EHR Data for Improved Outcomes

Increasing use of EHRs makes them a valuable source of important clinical data. Currently, three large academic medical centres in the U.S. are... Read more

ECRI Institute Issues Free Public Resource to Protect Hospitals from Ransomware Attacks

ECRI Institute Issues Free Public Resource to Protect Hospitals from Ransomware Attacks

New guidance gives do’s and don’ts for protecting medical devices from becoming compromisedRansomware is a form of computer malware that holds... Read more

HHS: Healthcare Facing an Infosec Staffing Crisis

Talent is in such a short supply when it comes to hiring information security professionals, leaving nearly three out of four hospitals without... Read more

Interim CIOs - The Important Role They Play

For a Chief Information Officer serving in an interim capacity, one major task he/she needs to focus on is assisting with the successful CIO search.... Read more

New Variants of WannaCry Virus Found

The WannaCry virus continues to spread with new variants being spotted in the wild in infected computers, and experts urge organisations and... Read more

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Major healthcare IT vendor Orion Health is amongst the first suppliers accredited by NHS Digital to use a new NHS messaging service ('MESH') to exchange information between health and care systems. Orion Health’s accreditation means that NHS organisations that use its Rhapsody™ Integration Engine can exchange information with other organisations using... Read more

Predictive maintenance techniques have been introduced in several industries to help determine the condition of equipment that is already in use to predict when maintenance should be carried out. This approach promises cost savings over routine, regular preventive maintenance, because tasks are performed only when necessary, rather than because the... Read more

In today's medical establishments there are several ad-hoc, but often insecure, approaches to taking photos of patient's ailments in common use, making use of either phone or camera hardware. Most doctors wish to attach the resulting photos to their EHR (Electronic Health Record) systems, and be able to access them again quickly on-screen for a given... 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

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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