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MEDICON: 5G Will Take mHealth to New Level

MEDICON launched on Thursday with a special session on mHealth Medical Video communication Systems. In a presentation, Towards 5G Health for... 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

IDC IT

IDC Forum: Staff Training Critical for IT Security

The ‘good guys’ are much more organised and targeted than the ‘bad guys’ which is contributing to the rise in data breaches around the globe, ... Read more

Norfolk Hospital

Hospital Ransomware Infects Visitor Computers?

Following news of ransomware attacks on two Southern California hospitals, a Canadian facility was targeted by cyber hacks and the infection... Read more

MEDICON

MEDICON: Cutting Edge Tech Talks

The XIV MEDICON Mediterranean edition taking place at the end of this month has announced its programme with technology themes in biological... Read more

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Prof. Maged N. Kamel Boulos introduces his Keynote talk at the 4th EAI International Conference on IoT Technologies for HealthCare, Angers, France, October 24, 2017.    The Internet of Things (IoT) is made of sensors and other components that connect our version of the world made of atoms (i.e., us humans, our devices, vehicles, roads, buildings, plants, animals,... Read more

Gradually, computerised health data is being implemented in hospitals or in doctor communities.   Computerisation radically changes accessibility moving away from the comfort zone linked to paper and creating a new space for information systems.   It thus reaches a New World literally and figuratively. One could compare the data ‘revolution’ to 1492... Read more

Revelations about Amazon’s “secret” 1492 project, where AI is meant to be applied in the health domain has continued to fuel the AI discussion and the future of digital health. Amazon’s 1492 seems to be the latest example of yet another attempt to utilise next generation networks, ever increasing computing power and more sophisticated data mining strategies.... 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

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