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HIMSS Reassures on COVID-19 as Trump Address Announced

President Trump to Speak at HIMSS20 as COVID-19 Crisis Deepens

HIMSS has confirmed that President Donald Trump will speak at its annual North American event next week.   The address marks the... Read more

Blockchain

Smashing Patient Data Silos with Blockchain

Ideally, with digital technology, storing and sharing of healthcare data can be done in a breeze. Despite widening use of EHRs, however, sharing... Read more

Cancer

Deep Mining Reveals Omics Promise for Cancer Biomarkers

Harnessing the use of omics data – derived from research studies in biomedical sciences – is becoming increasingly important in advancing... Read more

Healthcare data security

How to Secure Sensitive Healthcare Data

  In today's highly interconnected world, securing and protecting sensitive data can be a big challenge. This is even more true in healthcare,... Read more

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£27mln for Supercomputing Services Drive Scientific Breakthroughs in UK

More scientific breakthroughs from UK researchers, notably in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and drug design, can be expected... Read more

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In 2014, Stephen Hawking had warned that ‘the development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race’. 1 A bold statement indeed, but if we focus on the term ‘full’, we’ll understand that if not designed properly, certain level of autonomy that could be difficult to control and can be extremely damaging to fundamental... Read more

Towards a metahealth industry?  The announcement by Mark Zuckerberg on October 28, 2021 that Facebook would become an entity called “meta” has triggered an immediate interest about the possibilities of the inclusion of healthcare in such ecosystem.   At this stage, most people in the tech world are aware of the notion of metaverse:... Read more

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

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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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 Michael Porter

Value-Based Healthcare in 2017

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a Canadian Critical Care Knowledge Translation Network (aC3KTion Net)

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Will the Hospital of the Future Be Our Home

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Microbiome and Probiotics: Do They Really Work?

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Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Who Could Benefit?

This article summarises the current ratio and scientific evidence on...

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Technology Supports Patients at Home

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