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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

Cross-Border Management of COVID-19 Lab Results

Cross-Border Management of COVID-19 Lab Results

Two digital initiatives are being tested aimed at facilitating cross-border handling of COVID-19-realted lab results for travellers and... Read more

Managing Eating Disorders in Multi-User Virtual Reality

Managing Eating Disorders in Multi-User Virtual Reality

A team of researchers share their experience of creating and testing a multi-user virtual reality (MUVR) remote psychotherapeutic system for... Read more

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In 2014, Stephen Hawking had warned that ‘the development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race’. 1 A bold statement indeed, but if we focus on the term ‘full’, we’ll understand that if not designed properly, certain level of autonomy that could be difficult to control and can be extremely damaging to fundamental... Read more

Towards a metahealth industry?  The announcement by Mark Zuckerberg on October 28, 2021 that Facebook would become an entity called “meta” has triggered an immediate interest about the possibilities of the inclusion of healthcare in such ecosystem.   At this stage, most people in the tech world are aware of the notion of metaverse:... Read more

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

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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

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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

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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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Prof. Paul Pepe

Partnering Medicine and Public Service

Interview With Professor Paul E. Pepe Paul E. Pepe, MD, MPH, is Professor...

Dr. Jonathan Gatward

Standardised, Hospital-Wide Airway Trolleys

Inspired by the Difficult Airway Society Guidelines and the Vortex Cognitive...

Prof. Laura Oleaga

How is the Pandemic Affecting Radiology Practice?

An overview of how the Radiology Department at Hospital Clinic in Barcelona...

 Nancy Cappello

Exchanging 'mammography' screening with 'breast cancer' screening

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Adj. A/Prof. Glenn Eastwood

Targeted Therapeutic Mild Hypercapnia After Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac arrest (CA) causes ischaemic brain injury and persistent cerebral...

Prof. Karen Choong

PICU-acquired complications: the new marker of the quality of care

This article describes the rise in PICU-acquired morbidities and its...

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