Healthcare IT

Comparing Countries' Approach to HIT

Researchers from Finland, U.S, France and beyond created a pilot of four clusters of indicators to compare Health IT across 38 countries..... Read more

EHRs

Prescription for ER Overuse: Engage Patients in EHR Use

A marketing campaign is credited with driving patient awareness about how they can interact with EHRs, health data and patient portals in... Read more

EHRs

Doctors Pinpoint EHR Frustrations

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has highlighted the features of EHRs that frustrate doctors so much. It... Read more

Olympics

Rio Olympics: First Interoperable EHR Implementation

The Rio Olympics were something of a landmark for EHR implementation with sponsor GE Healthcare providing a fully interoperable system amongst... Read more

Telehealth

$6 million to Improve Rural Healthcare Telehealth

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $6 million to telehealth projects in rural communities to improve access... Read more

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We are getting used to hear that all sorts of technological innovations will help men and women live almost eternally without suffering: magic seeds, like the beans in the fairy tale, that grow without water and with therapeutic properties; colour pills that will extend our lives beyond 200 years; gene therapies that will eliminate cancer; brain... Read more

Politician Aneurin Bevan, the founder of the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK, famously asserted at the service’s birth in 1948, “If a hospital bedpan is dropped in a hospital corridor in Tredegar, the reverberations should echo around Whitehall.” Southeast Wales is less than 260 miles from London; it would have to be one very noisy reverberation... Read more

What could the new data protection law mean for health sector leaders? The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on 25 May 2018, replacing the 1995 Data Protection Directive. Directly binding and applicable in all EU states, the GDPR aims to protect the data and privacy of the European population by giving... 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.”... 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’s Source & Image Credit:  DT Research Read more

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 Adam Layland DipHE, MSc, MCPara, MIHM, MCMI, FInstLM, AIRHC

Appraisals in Healthcare: Are Traditional Performance Appraisals Suitable for Healthcare Workers?

Further work is required in healthcare settings to create productive...

Dr. Joanna Bayley

Medication Compliance Aids - Towards Smarter & Safer Use

Medication compliance aids (MCAs) are used extensively in Bristol. In...

Prof. Petra Innerhofer MD
 Rui Pedro Almeida MSc

Effects of an internal and participatory intervention

Improving the radiological image   Prof. Rui Almeida gives an...

 Dran Coronado
 Lucie Robson

Global medical device security testing labs launched

A new initiative that will improve medical device security and facilitate...

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