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Cloud Security Toughest Role for HIT to Fill

According to analytics firm Burning Glass Technologies, it is hardest to find staff with the necessary skills to fill Cloud Security roles. This... Read more

ECRI

ECRI 10 Deadly Health Tech Threats, 2017

ECRI Institute has released its 2017 list of the top technology hazards in healthcare with mismanagement of medical device software coming in... Read more

salary

HIT Pros: Should Your Salary Be Higher?

    A new survey shows that in spite of almost guaranteed annual pay increases, health IT staff still expect higher salaries and the gender gap is... Read more

HIT Spending to Grow

A new survey shows that healthcare Chief information officers (CIOs) said they’re more likely to increase their 2017 budgets than IT professionals... Read more

M&A

HIT M&A Activity Slowing Down?

  Healthcare tech merger and acquisition activity along with general healthcare was down in the third quarter of 2016 says Healthcare IT News.... 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   I would replace the outdated leadership and ethics courses with a cybersecurity and ethical leadership course, which would reframe the business world and provide the definitions for the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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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.” 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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Dr. Donald Voltz

Does Technology Gap Cause Medical Errors?

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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

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