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eHealth Week 2016 Speakers Announced

The Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, the European Commission and HIMSS Europe announced the first confirmed speakers who will be... Read more

HIMSS

Ransomware Attacks Hit Three Quarters of Hospitals - Without Them Knowing

Research has shown that as many as 75 percent of hospitals in the U.S. could have been victims of a ransomware attack over the last year with... Read more

Cybersecurity

Departmental Reorganisation for Better IT Security

As part of a drive to bolster IT security, The Henry Ford Health System is taking important steps in the positioning of its departments. Eighteen... Read more

IT security

U.S., Canada issue joint alert on 'ransomware' after hospital attacks

The United States and Canada warned against ransomware following a wave of incidents in both countries where healthcare facilities have been... Read more

Mansur Hasib

Improve Cybersecurity: Fire CEOs?

With healthcare cybersecurity taking a series of hits in recent months and the problem on the rise as hackers become more sophisticated, one... Read more

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Major healthcare IT vendor Orion Health is amongst the first suppliers accredited by NHS Digital to use a new NHS messaging service ('MESH') to exchange information between health and care systems. Orion Health’s accreditation means that NHS organisations that use its Rhapsody™ Integration Engine can exchange information with other organisations using... Read more

Predictive maintenance techniques have been introduced in several industries to help determine the condition of equipment that is already in use to predict when maintenance should be carried out. This approach promises cost savings over routine, regular preventive maintenance, because tasks are performed only when necessary, rather than because the... Read more

In today's medical establishments there are several ad-hoc, but often insecure, approaches to taking photos of patient's ailments in common use, making use of either phone or camera hardware. Most doctors wish to attach the resulting photos to their EHR (Electronic Health Record) systems, and be able to access them again quickly on-screen for a given... 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

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 Steven Levson

Supply Chain Management Challenges in Canada: Focus on Key Interpersonal Skills

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Assoc. Prof. Claus-Dieter Ohl

New Ultrasound Device Uses 3D Printing Technology

Sharper medical images using a new US device combined with 3D printed lenses...

 Neil J. Glassford

Albumin Administration in Sepsis: The Case for and Against

Serum albumin is an essential plasma protein, with a variety of homeostatic...

 Bettina Siewert

Building a new culture of safety

Providing employees with the right environment and skills   Human factors...

Dr. Tom J. Pollard PhD

Enabling machine learning in critical care

Critical care units are home to some of the most sophisticated patient...

 Emanuele Neri

ESGAR Consensus Statement on Liver MR Imaging

Clinical Use of Liver-Specific Contrast Agents   The European Society of...

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