Healthcare IT

Hospital Fined $387,000 for HIPAA Violation

Unlawful disclosure of protected health information (PHI) has cost a New York City hospital a $387,000 settlement with the U.S. Department of... Read more

Mining EHR Data for Improved Outcomes

Increasing use of EHRs makes them a valuable source of important clinical data. Currently, three large academic medical centres in the U.S.... Read more

ECRI Institute Issues Free Public Resource to Protect Hospitals from Ransomware Attacks

ECRI Institute Issues Free Public Resource to Protect Hospitals from Ransomware Attacks

New guidance gives do’s and don’ts for protecting medical devices from becoming compromised Ransomware is a form of computer malware that... Read more

HHS: Healthcare Facing an Infosec Staffing Crisis

Talent is in such a short supply when it comes to hiring information security professionals, leaving nearly three out of four hospitals without... Read more

Interim CIOs - The Important Role They Play

For a Chief Information Officer serving in an interim capacity, one major task he/she needs to focus on is assisting with the successful... Read more

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We are getting used to hear that all sorts of technological innovations will help men and women live almost eternally without suffering: magic seeds, like the beans in the fairy tale, that grow without water and with therapeutic properties; colour pills that will extend our lives beyond 200 years; gene therapies that will eliminate cancer; brain... Read more

Politician Aneurin Bevan, the founder of the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK, famously asserted at the service’s birth in 1948, “If a hospital bedpan is dropped in a hospital corridor in Tredegar, the reverberations should echo around Whitehall.” Southeast Wales is less than 260 miles from London; it would have to be one very noisy reverberation... Read more

What could the new data protection law mean for health sector leaders? The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on 25 May 2018, replacing the 1995 Data Protection Directive. Directly binding and applicable in all EU states, the GDPR aims to protect the data and privacy of the European population by giving... 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

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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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 John Joseph (JJ) Coughlan

Electronic clinical handover: a simple solution to a complex problem

A simple solution to a complex problem.  Implementing electronic c...

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Hassen A. Gharbi from Tunisia was recognised at ECR 2016 in Vienna for...

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Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine

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Hugo Saner

Senior Consultant -University Clinics of Cardiology, Switzerland Research...

 David McWilliams MSc

Implementation of early and structured rehabilitation in ICU

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