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Demand for Digital Connection

Americans prefer doctors who are digitally savvy and demand a connected healthcare experience, a new Surescripts survey finds. Sixty-eight percent... Read more

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Hospital Chaplains and Telemedicine

Use of telemedicine has expanded to meet the growing spiritual needs of patients, with hospital chaplains now offering spiritual support increasingly... Read more

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Study: mHealth Apps Have Poor Data Privacy Protection

According to researchers, mobile health applications accredited by the UK National Health Service do not adequately protect the privacy of users'... Read more

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Goals of Federal Health IT Strategic Plan

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has finalised its strategy for the next five years. The Federal Health IT Strategic... Read more

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Connecting Healthcare Data - Interoperability

While people often take for granted the convenience of being able to withdraw money from an ATM hundreds of miles from home or call someone in... 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 The primary reasons for the HCO vulnerabilities are outdated security architectures, and overall...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

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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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 Michael E. Porter

Value-Based Healthcare in 2017

Porter and Teisberg introduced value-based healthcare (VBHC) in their seminal...

Univ.-Prof. Dr.med.univ. Gerfried Zobel

Lung Protective Ventilation - Twinstream® Pulsatile Bi-Level Ventilation (P-BLV)

The Twinstream® ventilator (Carl Reiner GMBH, Vienna, Austria) is an e...

Prof. Johan G. (Hans) Blickman

How to... Assess Staff Performance in the Imaging Department

Implementing good staff assessments in the medical imaging department begins...

Dr. Morey Menacker

Perception versus Reality in the Era of the ACA

Fear not! This is not another diatribe for or against the Affordable Care...

Prof. Davide Caramella

Cloud-Based IT Platform for Clinical Trials in Oncology

Computerisation of data collection in a multicentre clinical trial allows...

MD,PHD Per Skaane

Screening with Breast Tomosynthesis : An Emerging Reality

The amount of clinical proof for the efficacy of Tomosynthesis in screening...

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