Healthcare IT

Is Healthcare Ready for Blockchain?

A number of obstacles must be overcome before blockchain can have widespread implementation in healthcare, according to technology experts.... Read more

Cybersecurity: The Need for Clear Standards

The lack of standardisation regarding security frameworks – and the implementation of those frameworks – is the biggest weak spot in cybersecurity... Read more

Hacker 2017 Targets

Hacker 2017 Targets

Hospitals are the "bull's-eye" for hackers this year, with Bitcoin making it easier for criminals to pursue ransomware attacks. The convergence... Read more

EHR Optimisation: Key Things to Consider

Poor implementation is a major reason why physicians and other users dislike their EHRs. Often, doctors and other staff feel new EHRs were dumped... Read more

For Organisations, AI Key to Staying Competitive

Use of artificial intelligence technology is expanding not just in IT departments but also in other areas of business. Indeed, based on a global... 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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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.”... 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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Prof. Dietmar Fries

Implementation of a revised trauma management protocol

Goal-directed therapy of coagulopathy is recommended for trauma patients....

Assoc. Prof. Wai Tat Wong FHKCP

Making critical care education BASIC: a collaborative approach to training

This article highlights the key current challenges of intensive care...

 ECRI Institute Welwyn Garden City, UK

Required and preferred scanner features for different ultrasound applications

Executive summary Minimum requirements, preferred features, and other...

 The patientsafe team

Patient Safety and Social Media

Patientsafe represents a group of healthcare staff focused on introducing...

 Angie Balfour MSc

The patient voice in Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: an Edinburgh perspective

This article will explore the ERAS Programme and provide a unique insight...

 Marie Meynadier

Revolutionizing Orthopaedic Imaging

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