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New Global Platform to Pool COVID-19 Data

New Global Platform to Pool COVID-19 Data

This month the World Health Organization (WHO) will be launching a platform for open, collaborative sharing of knowledge, data and intellectual... Read more

AI Algorithms Lack Stability in Medical Imaging

AI Algorithms Lack Stability in Medical Imaging

Researchers have tested the performance of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms used in medical image recognition... Read more

AI Predicts COVID-19 Without Testing

AI Predicts COVID-19 Without Testing

Using the data of about 2.5 million app users, a team of researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) model that can predict... Read more

Will Contact Tracing Work?

Will Contact Tracing Work?

Contact tracing has been one of the tools a few governments around the world adopted in their responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, with... Read more

‘Shielding’ Against Cyber Attacks

‘Shielding’ Against Cyber Attacks

It is reported that Israel is planning to cover its national healthcare system with a ‘cyber defence shield’ following an increase in... Read more

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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

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

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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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