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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

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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

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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

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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 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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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

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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

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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’s Source & Image Credit:  DT Research Read more

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