Departmental Reorganisation for Better IT Security
As part of a drive to bolster IT security, The Henry Ford Health System is taking important steps in the positioning of its departments. Eighteen... Read more
U.S., Canada issue joint alert on 'ransomware' after hospital attacks
The United States and Canada warned against ransomware following a wave of incidents in both countries where healthcare facilities have been... Read more
Big Data: Can A Computer Tell When Your Time Is Up?
Statisticians, computer scientists and medics from the University of East Anglia are launching a new project to predict how long you will live. They... Read more
Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery
Radiology Workforce Outlook for 2017
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
First of all, what is an Oracular Artificial Intelligence (OAI) system? Like any oracle, we describe it as any decision aid capable of providing its users with very accurate responses (ie, no more than one error out of 20) and little or no explanation for that advice. Deep learning systems that analyse masses in mammograms are an example of OAI. The... Read more
What would you remove from current business training and education, what would you replace it with and why? I would replace the outdated leadership and ethics courses with a cybersecurity and ethical leadership course, which would reframe the business world and provide the definitions for the new normality. Risk management education would be holistic... Read more
It’s been repeatedly stressed by healthcare practitioners how beyond a balanced diet and exercise, getting sufficient sleep is vital to our health and wellbeing. There are wearables that can already track our daily activities such as heart rate when we exercise and even the number of steps we have walked that day and the distance. In addition to that,... Read more
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
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.” In this... Read more
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
Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Who Could Benefit?
This article summarises the current ratio and scientific evidence on which... Read more
From command and control to modern approaches to leadership
Historical command and control approaches to leadership fail in building... Read more
How to... Assess Staff Performance in the Imaging Department
Implementing good staff assessments in the medical imaging department begins... Read more
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