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HIT Disconnect Heading for Failure

A trio of health and technology experts have said that the gulf between developers of health IT tools and the staff who use them is an obstruction... Read more

Sue Murphy, RN, chief experience and innovation officer, patient experience and engagement program, at The University of Chicago Medicine

Population Health Requires Engagement of C-suite, Patients

Population health requires buy-in from senior administrators and acceptance from patients. The University of Chicago Medicine has been quite... Read more

Comparing Countries' Approach to HIT

Researchers from Finland, U.S, France and beyond created a pilot of four clusters of indicators to compare Health IT across 38 countries.. Findings... Read more

EHRs

Prescription for ER Overuse: Engage Patients in EHR Use

A marketing campaign is credited with driving patient awareness about how they can interact with EHRs, health data and patient portals in Louisiana. The... Read more

EHRs

Doctors Pinpoint EHR Frustrations

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has highlighted the features of EHRs that frustrate doctors so much. It is a well-known... Read more

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Yes this is yet another notice about GDPR, but read on for advice about online safety management. The most robust laws and regulations won’t protect you if you are not extremely careful about your personal online safety. Here are our top tips to be safe online.Be careful with unknown or questionable sourcesAlways check the sender email and the real... Read more

Several high-definition neuroendoscopes are commercially available, which have been valuable for achieving optimal results in less invasive surgery, but the smartphone revolution has now presented advanced technology and methodology. The integration of smartphone technology into endoscopy for performing minimally invasive neurosurgery is one of its... Read more

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on May 25, 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 control back to citizens and to make the regulatory environment simpler... 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.” In this... 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’sSource & Image Credit: DT Research Read more

From Our Journals

 Colin Wright

Person-centred approaches: a new core skills training framework

Colin Wright, Framework Development Manager at Skills for Health, provides...

 Dran Coronado

Machine learning detecting early brain tumour presence

Machine learning algorithms in brain tumour identification.  How machine...

Dr. Joseph David Cooper MD

Infections in the Immunosuppressed and Immunocompromised Patient

Over the last decades the number of immunocompromised patients has increased...

Prof. Dr. Marc Noppen MD, PhD

Hospital Finance: Managing in the Current Financial Climate

Alternative financing at hospital level can make a difference.In an environment...

Assoc. Prof. Claus-Dieter Ohl

New Ultrasound Device Uses 3D Printing Technology

Sharper medical images using a new US device combined with 3D printed lenses...

 Richard Gunderman

Touch Creates a Healing Bond in Healthcare

In contemporary healthcare, touch— ‏contact between a doctor’s hand and...

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