Healthcare IT

Hospitals’ Facebook Ratings Reflect Care Quality

A study which assessed the relationship between social media and healthcare quality evaluations reveals that hospital ratings submitted by patients... Read more

Patient to Partner: App Tracks Breast Cancer Journey For Research

A new patient-centred app now available for download in the iTunes Apple Store will empower women affected by breast cancer to participate in... Read more

Hospital IT Spending Priorities: Patient Engagement Over Data Security

Patient engagement and population health were among the highest rated issues of importance in a recent survey of hospital decision makers about... Read more

New X-Ray Technique Generates 3D Images of Viruses

An multinational team of researchers led by Tomas Ekeberg from Uppsala University in Sweden has demonstrated that it is possible to determine... Read more

Pharma CMOs Slow to Realise Potential of Digital Health Movement

A survey conducted by Accenture reveals that only a third of chief marketing officers (CMOs) in the pharmaceutical industry view IT as a strategic... Read more

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  Anna Sort, nurse, healthcare gamer and app creator at Play Benefit, answers the question: How should a healthcare app developer create a product that addresses a service need and that healthcare professionals want to use?   For the past few years I've heard this discussion a lot in start-up meetings, over coffee in congresses and even with my clients.... Read more

Like other sectors whose mission depends on network-connected technology, healthcare is in crisis. In addition to the need for confidentiality, people’s lives depend on the integrity of the health information system. Incorrect decisions based on incorrect information could mean the difference between life and death. Finally, the information must be available... Read more

Anna Sort is a qualified nurse, healthcare lecturer and the director of PlayBenefit, a Barcelona-based company which uses gaming to help people heal. What are your key areas of interest and research? Video games, Engagement design, behaviour change, Placebo effect/mind power, willpower and eustress. What are the major challenges in your field? Finding... Read more

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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’sSource & Image Credit: DT Research Read more

IT Management

The Concord ICU, Australia

2016 15 Nov

The Concord Repatriation General Hospital (The Concord) is a 750 bed teaching hospital with the University of Sydney. The initial EMR rollout occurred for this site prior to HPA becoming involved. The opportunity for the ICU project came about through Dr. Mark Kol and his unique requirements for the carts. DT Research + HPA’s solution was applauded,... Read more

IT Management

Royal North Shore Hospital & Gosford Hospital, Australia

2016 15 Nov

The Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) is one of Sydney’s largest Public Hospitals. Located on the Lower North Shore of Sydney, RNSH has approximately 600 beds. DT Research and its partner HPA have currently supplied 170 DT593BU Medical-Cart Computers for their first roll out of Electronic Medical Records, and we envisage further will be rolled out over... Read more

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 Johanna Ralston

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 Kathleen Puntillo, RN, PhD, FAAN, FCCM

Pain Assessment and Management for Intensive Care Unit Patients: Seeking Best Practices

 This review article focuses on research-based advances in pain assessment...

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