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Are EHRs Letting Patients Down?

Use of electronics health records (EHRs) is important in achieving coordinated care that leads to a better patient experience. While U.S. government... Read more

Internet of Things (IoT)

How New Technologies, Analytics are Improving Healthcare

Healthcare globally is moving towards connectivity centred around the patient, aiming to improve the overall patient experience. However, the... Read more

Clorox Cold & Flu Pulse

Predictive Cold & Flu Tracker

When social media is abuzz with tweets about cold and flu, it's more likely that actual viruses are spreading. Based on a study of online flu... Read more

Virtual Tools Save Billions in Primary Care

A new report from Accenture suggests that use of virtual health technology can lead to annual savings of $10 billion in primary care costs, as... Read more

app on antibiotics use

Antibiotics App Designed for Patient Safety

Researchers at the University of Twente (Enschede, Netherlands) have developed an eHealth application that provides support for care providers... Read more

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I have been a member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for many years but when at conferences, still, I am met with disbelief when people ask me about my field of work and I reply: "I am a physician".  Admittedly my one-in-three on call days are behind me and my focus has shifted to the more theoretical, academic field of Digital... Read more

As some of us get older, we start to contemplate the care and support that we will require in our advanced years and how these might be provided to us at an acceptable quality, a manageable cost and with as little disruption to us and the people around us as possible. Smart homes (SH) are enabled by software and hardware solutions (and a combination... Read more

As science and technologies advance and demand continues to grow, healthcare systems have to evolve into a more sustainable model that maintains people’s wellness rather than just treating illness once it has occurred. Through a combination of proactive human interventions and decisions – supported and enabled by rich data and intelligence – that model... 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

From Our Journals

 Hans Vandewyngaerde

The Road Ahead

Value Based Healthcare and HIT   It has been more than 10 years since...

 Barbara Riegel

Barbara Riegel

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Dr. Daniel Martin

High Altitude Research and its Relevance to Critical Illness

Critical illness can be considered as the body’s failure to compensate...

 Kira Achaibar

Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Critical Care

Key Messages 1. We need to Identify high risk patients early on during...

 Erik Briers

Prostate Self-care and Awareness

Men Lag Behind   In an ideal world, there is no answer to the common q...

 Chris McCahan

Costs, Costs, Costs! Who Pays in Healthcare?

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

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