Healthcare IT
Chatbot

Chatbots: what the future holds

With staffing shortages a perennial problem in many hospitals, it comes as no surprise that patients' interactions with healthcare AI chatbots... Read more

Machine learning

Machine learning proving worth in readmission risk prediction

Healthcare is seeing increased use of machine learning tools, which allows medical professionals to do their jobs more efficiently. A prime... Read more

Voice AI

New voice AI promotes privacy

Some artificial intelligence (AI) systems can already perform certain tasks as well as or even better than humans, for example, machine learning... Read more

Digitalisation

Top 2019 CIO challenges in face of healthcare consumerism

Artificial intelligence (AI) and interoperability are among the most challenging technologies for implementation in 2019 for CIOs.... Read more

Human resources

Move over CIO; enter the Chief Digital Officer

The role of CIOs is changing as the HIT management model shifts toward decentralised department heads and Line of Business (LOB) executives.... Read more

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Technology is playing a larger role than ever in healthcare, and with the latest iteration of the NHS’s Long Term plan stating that it intends to integrate technology to previously unprecedented levels, the fact that workforces are still significantly lacking in digital skills is worrying. While admirable steps have been taken in recent years, such... Read more

Driving the change in cancer treatment An overview of targeted cancer therapies that change or block the effects of cancer cells. Top target treatments work by targeting the cancer’s specific genes, proteins, or the tissue environment that contributes to cancer growth and survival. These genes and pro- teins are found in cancer... Read more

A recent report from advisory BDO has highlighted ‘the most underrated cyber threats’ in the healthcare sector. ‘Brace for the Breach’, showed a growing trend in decentralised cyber attacks and nation state cyber attacks on hospitals  in addition to a movement towards c rypto jacking replacing ransomware.   In part 1 of a 2-part... 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

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 Sharon Klein

Is blockchain technology the solution to healthcare’s data woes?

In healthcare, blockchain is widely regarded as technology that will...

Prof. Dr. med. Mathias Goyen

Mathias Goyen

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Prof. Hannah Wunsch

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 Theo Veldsman

Maturity Makes Great Leaders

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Dr David Gattas

Conservative Fluid Management In Intensive Care Medicine

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Prof. Maxime Cannesson

Bringing new technologies to anaesthesia: are we there yet?

Maxime Cannesson, MD, PhD, is Professor of Anesthesiology and Vice...

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