Healthcare IT
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Move over CIO; enter the Chief Digital Officer

The role of CIOs is changing as the HIT management model shifts toward decentralised department heads and Line of Business (LOB) executives.... Read more

Blockchain

A real use for smart contracts?

Blockchain technology has given rise to new concepts such as "smart contracts", which have the potential to be a game changer especially when... Read more

Machine learning

New AWS machine learning services for healthcare customers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced that Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend and Amazon Transcribe are now HIPAA eligible services.... Read more

New UK IT cybersecurity rules

In this age of digital communication, healthcare organisations face new challenges in protecting sensitive patient information. Within NHS... Read more

Smart contracts

First healthcare smart contract system

Healthcare’s first smart contract system aims to enable health plans and their financial partners to develop and deploy distributed ledger processes... Read more

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In this space I explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For the month of January 2021, I look onto liability issues of artificial intelligence (AI) use in hospitals; next month we will explore why a ‘Societal Health’ perspective is key in the maturation and resilience... Read more

In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For the month of December 2020, I have invited Dr Paula Amorim to co-author this inaugural column. She will share her view on ‘the challenges and opportunities of integrating telerehabilitation in rehabilitation... Read more

Almost overnight businesses across the globe had to rethink their operations, as COVID-19 caused profound disruption; across communities, how we engage, the way we work, our healthcare systems, our economy…  The rapidly changing environment has been a catalyst for change as it transformed the global health community’s acceptance and use of... 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

From Our Journals

 Jane Smith

Improving The Provision Of A Compliance Aid Dispensing Service

North Bristol National Health Service (NHS) Trust (NBT) is the first Acute...

 John Deverell CBE

Crises in health sector and pharmaceutical companies

A crisis action plan is necessary to avert negative fallout  ...

 Nicolaus Henke

Secrets of innovation success

International transfer of successful lessons and strategies is essential...

Dr. Ritse Mann

Breast MRI: The New Standard in Breast Imaging?

Breast MRI is standard practice in all major breast imaging clinics worldwide....

 Thomas Wainwright

The role of physiotherapy in Enhanced Recovery after Surgery in the intensive care unit

Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) is an evidence-based, multimodal...

Prof. Paul Wischmeyer

Optimising nutrition for recovery after ICU

Optimising nutrition and metabolism post-ICU for recovery of functional...

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