Healthcare IT

Improving care and outcomes with Machine Learning

  Amazon Web Services (AWS) is supporting machine learning in patient care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) with an... Read more

How to implement AI: best practices

Adoption of complex technologies such as artificial intelligence requires planning and strategy. Healthcare IT executives and professionals... Read more

Lab instruments in possible data leak

A new study warns lab instruments used in biomedical research, such as DNA synthesising machines, may be leaking sensitive information t... Read more

NHSX: Bringing the NHS into Internet age

The UK government has announced that a new joint unit, NHSX, will be created to take forward digital transformation in the NHS. The... Read more

Patient data: who's in the driving seat?

With digital technology, there is now more patient data being collected and stored in healthcare systems. Increased data collection provides... Read more

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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

The importance of getting access management right cannot be overstated. You need to make sure that anybody accessing your systems – and the data within – is exactly who they say they are.   This is especially important when dealing with  healthcare professionals  who have access to vast amounts of sensitive medical data. Most compliance... 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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 Adam Layland DipHE, MSc, MCPara, MIHM, MCMI, FInstLM, AIRHC

Appraisals in Healthcare: Are Traditional Performance Appraisals Suitable for Healthcare Workers?

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The “One Stick Standard” for vascular access

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Dr. Marck Haerkens MD

Implementation Challenges of Crew Resource Management

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 ECRI Institute Welwyn Garden City, UK

Healthcare risk, quality & safety guidance

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Prof. Jan De Waele MD, PhD

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Making critical care education BASIC: a collaborative approach to training

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