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online second opinion services on the rise

Growth in Online Second Opinion Services

Studies have shown that, overall, about 20 percent of patients seek second medical opinions; in specialties such as oncology, the rate is more... Read more

pet health portals

Can EHR Portals Follow Pet Records Model?

Using health IT systems is one way to enhance patient engagement with their own health and wellness. For example, healthcare providers implement... Read more

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Handheld Device Widens Vital Signs Data Collection

A novel handheld, battery-powered device developed by Johns Hopkins researchers can quickly pick up vital signs from a patient's lips and fingertip.... Read more

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Why Level of EHR Satisfaction Varies Amongst Doctors

Results of two recent surveys to gauge physicians' experience in using electronic health records (EHR) have revealed that, overall, physicians... Read more

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Tech to Play Key Role in Obama Precision Medicine

In his State of the Union Address this January, President Obama announced the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) that was launched with a $215... Read more

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Mei Wa Kwong is Policy Advisor and Project Director at the Center for Connected Health Policy in the U.S.. As healthcare grapples with how telehealth can be utilised for better patient outcomes, Kwong answers HealthManagement.org’s question: In What Ways Can Telehealth Enhance Value Based Care?   Value-based care has been the subject of much discussion... Read more

Drew Ivan was one of the winners in the recent ONC Blockchain Ideation Challenge which focused on use of the technology in healthcare security. He is Director of Business Technology at Orion Health.  Drew answered the HealthManagement.org question: What are the top potential benefits of using Blockchain technology to secure healthcare records?   Blockchain... Read more

  Anna Sort, nurse, healthcare gamer and app creator at Play Benefit, answers the question: How should a healthcare app developer create a product that addresses a service need and that healthcare professionals want to use?   For the past few years I've heard this discussion a lot in start-up meetings, over coffee in congresses and even with my clients.... Read more

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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

IT Management

The Concord ICU, Australia

2016 15 Nov

The Concord Repatriation General Hospital (The Concord) is a 750 bed teaching hospital with the University of Sydney. The initial EMR rollout occurred for this site prior to HPA becoming involved. The opportunity for the ICU project came about through Dr. Mark Kol and his unique requirements for the carts. DT Research + HPA’s solution was applauded,... Read more

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Royal North Shore Hospital & Gosford Hospital, Australia

2016 15 Nov

The Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) is one of Sydney’s largest Public Hospitals. Located on the Lower North Shore of Sydney, RNSH has approximately 600 beds. DT Research and its partner HPA have currently supplied 170 DT593BU Medical-Cart Computers for their first roll out of Electronic Medical Records, and we envisage further will be rolled out over... Read more

From Our Journals

 Leen Vercaemst, RN, ECCP

European Perfusionists in ECLS/ECMO: Roles & Responsibilities

Since its first clinical use in the 1950s, the set-up and management of...

Dr. Matti Reinikainen

Benchmarking: Lessons Learnt

Benchmarking —comparing your own results with those of others—has the potential...

Prof. Robert Wears

Guest Editorial

Creating Safer HealthcareHealthcare professionals have long recognised...

 Eric De Roodenbeke

Hospitals: Facing Austerity and Ageing

Global Challenges The major challenges faced by healthcare today are a...

Dr Veronique Semjonow

Philips Launches Minicare I-20 Troponin Blood Test

For Rapid Diagnosis of Heart Attack at the Point of CareChest pain patients...

 Danielle Bear, RD, MRes

Potential Nutritional Strategies to Reduce Muscle Wasting in Early Critical Illness

This review will briefly discuss the potential role of nutrition and the...

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