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ENISA Procurement Recommendations on Cybersecurity

ENISA Procurement Recommendations on Cybersecurity

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) has released cybersecurity guidelines for hospitals when procuring services, products... Read more

Making Contact Tracing More Secure

Making Contact Tracing More Secure

A group of researchers at the University of Notre Dame is working to address the security issues of the existing COVID-19 contact tracing... Read more

SMART Guidelines for National Digital Health Systems

SMART Guidelines for National Digital Health Systems

WHO has launched its first SMART Guideline approach that includes documentation, procedures and digital health tools.   You might... Read more

Deep Learning for Lung Cancer Treatments

Deep Learning for Lung Cancer Treatments

A deep learning (DL) model developed at the Pennsylvania State University proved to be much more efficient in predicting survival expectancy... Read more

AI Helps Multilingual Patient Communication in Radiology

AI Helps Multilingual Patient Communication in Radiology

A free web-based tool uses artificial intelligence to help radiologic technicians communicate with patients in various languages.  ... Read more

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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

Important response to COVID-19 The thought of returning to pre-COVID conditions is on everyone’s mind. This includes business owners who have been hard hit by the pandemic. However, they have also pivoted and acclimatised well during this period.   They have been able to do so through, among other things, digital marketing. The... 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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 Leen Vercaemst

European Perfusionists in ECLS/ECMO: Roles & Responsibilities

Since its first clinical use in the 1950s, the set-up and management of...

 Chris McCahan

Costs, Costs, Costs! Who Pays in Healthcare?

The nuances of the English language give “pay” and “cost” many meanings....

 Scott Johnston

Great Leaders Embrace Conflict

Are you seeing the potential benefits of conflict at work, or simply...

Dr. Christopher Lockie

Infection Prevention in the ICU

This article highlights four interventions that combat healthcare-associated...

 António Abrantes

Scatter Radiation Exposure During Mobile X-Ray Examinations

The main goal of this research was to quantify scatter radiation exposure...

 Miguel Cabrer

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