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Swiss Hospitals Successfully Trial Blockchain Medical Device Tracking

Swiss hospitals have announced successful processing on a trial of medical device orders via the Blockchain.   The Cantonal Hospital Winterthur,... Read more

EIT Health

EIT Awards €6 mln to Health Start-ups

EIT Health has awarded 120 health start-ups €6 mln to fast track innovative products and services to the market under the umbrella of... Read more

AI jobs

Doomsday Threat of Automation Taking Jobs Unfounded Says Canadian Government

The Canadian government has said a ‘doomsday’ scenario where automation would make half of Canadian jobs redundant as ‘overstated’.... Read more

Our Top 15 Technology Stories from 2019

As the year draws to a close, we take a look at our most viewed technology stories across our 2019 news and journals.   Fighting... Read more

Blockchain

Anthem to Provide Blockchain Medical Data to 40 Million Members

U.S. health insurer Anthem, with around 40 million members, is increasingly relying on blockchain technology for more secure and efficient... Read more

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In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For this month, I have invited Mr Giorgio Cangioli to co-author a brief article on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), as hospitals and their interconnections are a critical asset and next... Read more

It’s time to address the Amazon in the room Anyone who has been to the future can predict what Amazon will do next. However, to the skilled observer, all the pieces are laid out—the elements are on the table. It will simply be a connect-the-dots moment to realise the big bang that we are about to experience. For the last 25 years,... Read more

In this space I explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For the month of April 2021, I have invited João Santinha to co-author a brief article on ‘AI, Medical Liability, in a "Moving" Image’. We dive into the December 2020 topic and focus on the medical liability... 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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 Katie Briggs
Dr. Theodoros Kyprianou

The role of disruptive and hybrid technologies in acute care

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 Francesca MacVean

How can automation improve outpatient care while reducing costs?

The new role of hospitals and the triple aim challenge Rather...

Prof. Jan Wernerman

Nutrition Monitoring

Most important when monitoring nutrition is to decide upon the nutritional...

 Sten Walther

Quality Management: The Role of Intensive Care Registries

To initiate, maintain and advance a quality improvement programme in...

 Daniel Forsberg

AI and ML applications in healthcare

From the algorithm development sandbox to the clinical wilderness....

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