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Telehealth

Restrictions on Tele-Health Lifted to Ease COVID-19 Strain

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced it is lifting penalties for healthcare... Read more

COVID-19 Security

Israel Enables Tech ‘Spy’ Powers to Track COVID-19

Tech powers normally deployed for counter-terrorism are being used to fight COVID-19 in Israel triggering an outcry from civil rights groups.... Read more

Medical Device

Medical Device Security Health Check from EU

  Digital healthcare aims to improve delivery of care and outcomes for patients. However, an upward trend in healthcare cyber attacks has... Read more

Digital congress

HIMSS Plans Digital Congress

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has announced it is planning a digital event in lieu of the 2020 HIMSS Global... Read more

COVID-19

Software Identifies COVID-19 Super Carriers

A Polish company has developed software that deploys data to identify people at risk of carrying COVID-19.   The firm, DataWalk,... 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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 Farzana Rahman

Competition in the UK National Health Service

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