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Wireless Data Collection Against COVID-19

Wireless Data Collection Against COVID-19

A joined initiative in Singapore is developing an open-sourced system that wirelessly collects oxygen levels data from pulse oximeters... Read more

U.S. Patients’ Access to Health Information

U.S. Patients’ Access to Health Information

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has published its 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan , which focusses... Read more

Wearables Data for COVID-19 Detection

Wearables Data for COVID-19 Detection

A combination of symptom and sensor data from wearable devices could enhance detection of COVID-19 positive and negative cases in symptomatic... Read more

COVID-19 Prognosis Prediction with CoVA

COVID-19 Prognosis Prediction with CoVA

A new risk prediction tool – COVID-19 Acuity Score (CoVA) – can help clinicians with screening outpatients to predict adverse outcomes related... Read more

Medical and Health Library of the Future

Medical and Health Library of the Future

A new case study describes how a medical and biomedical research library of Ghent University Hospital adjusted its practices to the COVID‐19 ‘new... Read more

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In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For this month, I have invited Mr Giorgio Cangioli to co-author a brief article on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), as hospitals and their interconnections are a critical asset and next... Read more

It’s time to address the Amazon in the room Anyone who has been to the future can predict what Amazon will do next. However, to the skilled observer, all the pieces are laid out—the elements are on the table. It will simply be a connect-the-dots moment to realise the big bang that we are about to experience. For the last 25 years,... Read more

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 April 2021, I have invited João Santinha to co-author a brief article on ‘AI, Medical Liability, in a "Moving" Image’. We dive into the December 2020 topic and focus on the medical liability... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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. Robert Pearl

Disruption Is Coming to Healthcare

Summary: No other industry that operates as inefficiently and ineffectively...

 Alexandre Lourenço

Redefining the role of hospitals - innovating in population health

The 27th EAHM Congress looks at providing healthcare to a changing...

Prof. David Koff

Conducting Research in the COVID-19 Era

Summary: Under pressure in the age of COVID-19, David Koff stresses...

 Dorothy Wade

What Can Psychologists Do in Intensive Care?

As awareness has grown of the great distress intensive care patients may...

 Sourabh Pagaria

The Importance of Leadership and Humanism in Healthcare

During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers around the globe...

Dr. Denis Remedios

Appropriate Imaging and Clinical Decision Support

"We shape our tools, and thereafter our tools shape us” (McLuhan)...

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