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China Sees COVID-19 Telehealth Expansion

With the rapidly spreading coronavirus disease (COVID-19), hospitals have been stretched to capacity, with some providers unable to attend to... Read more

COVID19 HIT

COVID-19: Effect on IT Purchasing Decisions

The flux of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients is pushing hospitals and other medical facilities to unprecedented limits. Such difficult circumstances... Read more

Preparing IT Departments for COVID-19

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, medical and support staff at hospitals maybe stretched thin but they soldier on, finding ways to cope with... Read more

COVID-19 Cyber Attacks

Cyber Hackers Exploit COVID-19 Crisis with Healthcare Attacks

  Cyber hackers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis to target vaccine facilities with ransomware. While health and healthcare organisations battle... Read more

COVID-19

HIMSS20 Defies COVID-19 with Virtual Congress Launch

The virtual HIMSS20 launched on Monday with five sessions available for free viewing.   In early March, along with countless other... Read more

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It’s time to address the Amazon in the room Anyone who has been to the future can predict what Amazon will do next. However, to the skilled observer, all the pieces are laid out—the elements are on the table. It will simply be a connect-the-dots moment to realise the big bang that we are about to experience. For the last 25 years,... Read more

In this space I explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For the month of April 2021, I have invited João Santinha to co-author a brief article on ‘AI, Medical Liability, in a "Moving" Image’. We dive into the December 2020 topic and focus on the medical liability... Read more

Important response to COVID-19 The thought of returning to pre-COVID conditions is on everyone’s mind. This includes business owners who have been hard hit by the pandemic. However, they have also pivoted and acclimatised well during this period.   They have been able to do so through, among other things, digital marketing. The... 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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Prof. Paul Pepe

Partnering Medicine and Public Service

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 Alexandre Lourenço

RESET 2021 – What Worked, What Failed, What Comes Now

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 Sourabh Pagaria

The Importance of Technology and Novel Solutions in Healthcare

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the world by storm. In particular, the...

Dr. Alexandra Freeman

What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments

How much do clinicians—and patients—really know about the likely outcomes...

 Ronny Beer

Optimising Nutrition With an Integrated Nutrition Module: Myth or Reality?

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Dr. Paul Hodgkin

Power to the People: How the Economics of Information is Empowering Patients

During the 2000s, England’s National Health Service spent an extra $1.5...

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