Healthcare IT
 strategic planning of priorities for the new year

Health IT issues for 2016

In his article appearing in MedCity News, Dr. John D. Halamka, chief information officer and dean for technology at Harvard Medical School, discusses... Read more

Mirna Becevic, PhD, University of Missouri School of Medicine

Telemedicine Improves Doctor-Patient Relationships

People living in rural areas often lack access to modern healthcare, and one approach used to address this problem is telemedicine. New research... Read more

drone being tested in a lab

The Future is Coming: Drones and Healthcare

A University of Illinois researcher has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create drones that could perform... Read more

Fitbit Flex wireless activity tracker

Fitbits Monitor Symptoms in Transplant Patients

A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shows that activity trackers (eg, Fitbits) can be used to track patients' symptoms... Read more

Prof. Richard Frankel, PhD, Indiana University

Are You Paying Your Patients Enough Attention?

Technology is becoming integrated into healthcare processes. In the examination room, for example, use of computers is aimed at promoting safer... Read more

Latest Journals

Previous Next

Blog Posts

  First of all, what is an Oracular Artificial Intelligence (OAI) system? Like any oracle, we describe it as any decision aid capable of providing its users with very accurate responses (ie, no more than one error out of 20) and little or no explanation for that advice. Deep learning systems that analyse masses in mammograms are an example of OAI.   The... Read more

What would you remove from current business training and education, what would you replace it with and why?   I would replace the outdated leadership and ethics courses with a cybersecurity and ethical leadership course, which would reframe the business world and provide the definitions for the new normality. Risk management education would be holistic... Read more

It’s been repeatedly stressed by healthcare practitioners how beyond a balanced diet and exercise, getting sufficient sleep is vital to our health and wellbeing.   There are wearables that can already track our daily activities such as heart rate when we exercise and even the number of steps we have walked that day and the distance. In addition to that,... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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

From Our Journals

Dr. Jonathan Gatward

Standardised, Hospital-Wide Airway Trolleys

Inspired by the Difficult Airway Society Guidelines and the Vortex Cognitive...

Dr. Adelaide Greco

Preclinical Imaging in the Era of Personalised Medicine

Identification of the genetic basis of the therapeutic response obtained...

 Abdallah Al-Mohammad

Designing a Hospital Cardiology Outreach Service

  The cardiology team at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS ‏Foundation...

 Jeanne M. Liedtka

The Creative Promise of Design Thinking

You’re much more imaginative than you think, but your workplace — which...

 ECRI Institute

Patient Identification: Executive Summary

For its fifth Deep Dive analysis of a patient safety topic, ECRI Institute...

 Theo Veldsman

Maturity Makes Great Leaders

There is a pressing need for intelligent leaders who are able to deal...

healthcare IT management, information technology management, healthcare IT practiceLearn about acquiring, analyzing and protecting information vital to quality patient care. Practice Articles, Events and more.

Highlighted Products