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cybersecurity

IT Security Complacency High

Many healthcare professionals believe criminals are increasingly targeting health IT systems; however, only 10 percent or less of healthcare... Read more

worries about security of integrated EHRs in the UK

EHR Security in UK in Question

Most patients in the UK (79 percent) would worry about the security of their health record if this was part of a national electronic health record... Read more

prescription management

Drug Interaction Alerts Overload?

Although computerised drug interaction alert systems (DIAS) appear useful for promoting medication safety, having to enter passwords to override... Read more

mining social media data

Social Media May Hold Clues to Health Information

Many patients are willing to share and link their social media data with electronic medical record (EMR) data for research purposes, finds a... Read more

EU Digital Single Market Strategy

eHealth on EU Digital Standards Agenda

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on Standards for the Digital Single Market (DSM). The aim is to gather views on priorities... Read more

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  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   I would replace the outdated leadership and ethics courses with a cybersecurity and ethical leadership course, which would reframe the business world and provide the definitions for the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

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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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