Healthcare IT

Axe the fax: 95% of security-threat devices to be decommissioned

Fax machines, decommissioned by some industries years ago, are still widely used within the NHS. However, the use of outdated IT systems... Read more

Healthcare C-suite on top sector disruptors

In a new survey by Reaction Data, telemedicine and artificial intelligence (AI) are seen as the top tech innovations that will have the... Read more

Smart homes mean imminent upgrade in security and interoperability

Digital and wireless technologies are helping health systems to evolve beyond care delivery of the diseased to encompass numerous health... Read more

Mental health and early cancer detection aims of NHS and space tech collaboration

The deadline is approaching for submissions to a multi-million-pound initiative for innovative ideas using space tech to solve healthcare... Read more

How blockchain is fighting opioid epidemic

Much has been said about blockchain's potential to enhance security of data management and sharing. Gartner has gone so far to say it's... 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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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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 João Bocas

Healthcare wearables: What are the risks?

How can stakeholders harness the potential of healthcare wearables to...

Prof. Armand Girbes MD, PhD, EDIC

The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols, checklists has emerged, ‏which...

Dr. Lia Losonczy MD MPH

The critical care resuscitation unit

A new paradigm for optimising inter-hospital transfer of patients with...

Prof. Peter Fleischut MD

Big Data and the Future of the Care Continuum

Every facet of the healthcare sector has a role to play in the future...

Dr. Jonathan McNulty PhD, H. Dip MRI, BSc (Hons) Radiography

Fostering clinical research in imaging departments

Discusses the important roles of radiographers in imaging research, and...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Cardiac Arrest

The “chain of survival” metaphor for improving outcomes from sudden cardiac...

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