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Epilepsy App Tracks Seizures

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore have developed an app that allows patients with epilepsy to track their seizures using their... Read more

Mobile Mapper

New Apps Fighting Killers

Oregon Health & Science University have released an iPhone app designed to advance melanoma research by giving users the ability to accurately... Read more

cybersecurity

IT Security Complacency High

Many healthcare professionals believe criminals are increasingly targeting health IT systems; however, only 10 percent or less of healthcare... Read more

worries about security of integrated EHRs in the UK

EHR Security in UK in Question

Most patients in the UK (79 percent) would worry about the security of their health record if this was part of a national electronic health record... Read more

prescription management

Drug Interaction Alerts Overload?

Although computerised drug interaction alert systems (DIAS) appear useful for promoting medication safety, having to enter passwords to override... Read more

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Digitisation is a term thrown around in the public sector, and the NHS is no exception. Just like many organisations, it faces backlogs, inefficiencies and administration burdens, but there is a solution: technology.   Technology can help NHS employees offer the best level of patient support, and in return, reduce stress and improve recovery. Adopting... Read more

Hospitals and other healthcare organisations (HCOs) are increasingly singled out by cyber criminals for ransomware and other attacks. Not only are patients’ sensitive records being targeted, but also their intellectual property or credit card information. The primary reasons for the HCO vulnerabilities are outdated security architectures, and overall... Read more

Winner of the  2017 Cybersecurity People’s Choice Award organised by the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc., Dr. Mansur Hasib, speaks to HealthManagement.org about how critical effective cybersecurity education is for HIT university students.   What is your advice on how to better equip HIT students with an awareness of cybersecurity in their... 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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