Healthcare IT

Growing Support for 'Internet of Things'

Internet of Things continues to make inroads in healthcare, thanks to growing support from industry leaders. A new report from consultancy IDC... Read more

New CMS Centralised Repository for Registry Info

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has launched a new centralised repository for public health agency and clinical data registry... Read more

Fixing EHRs: Better Interface and Workflow

Many in the healthcare field, especially physicians, often have unpleasant things to say about EHRs. A common complaint is that EHRs are not... Read more

EHR Training Platform for Medical Students

While EHRs are tools that physicians use in their work, still many medical students are entering residency unfamiliar with how this technology... Read more

Uptick in Health Data Breaches

A new report from Protenus shows an increase in security incidents in March, with the number of patient records breached also on the rise. There... Read more

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Driving the change in cancer treatment An overview of targeted cancer therapies that change or block the effects of cancer cells. Top target treatments work by targeting the cancer’s specific genes, proteins, or the tissue environment that contributes to cancer growth and survival. These genes and pro- teins are found in cancer... Read more

A recent report from advisory BDO has highlighted ‘the most underrated cyber threats’ in the healthcare sector. ‘Brace for the Breach’, showed a growing trend in decentralised cyber attacks and nation state cyber attacks on hospitals  in addition to a movement towards c rypto jacking replacing ransomware.   In part 1 of a 2-part... Read more

The importance of getting access management right cannot be overstated. You need to make sure that anybody accessing your systems – and the data within – is exactly who they say they are.   This is especially important when dealing with  healthcare professionals  who have access to vast amounts of sensitive medical data. Most compliance... 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

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’s Source & Image Credit:  DT Research Read more

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