Healthcare IT
SpiNNaker, University of Manchester

'Human brain' supercomputer turned on for first time

The world’s largest supercomputer designed to work like a human brain has been switched on for the first time.   After it was fitted... Read more

Healthcare cybersecurity

Too confident about your cybersecurity?

Despite budget constraints, the majority of healthcare IT professionals remain confident that their connected medical devices are protected... Read more

Global initiative positions AI at centre of cancer diagnosis

A new consortium is set to lead the way for artificial intelligence (AI) application in cancer diagnosis research in a globally-leading,... Read more

Hit or hype? 4 ways blockchain can transform healthcare

Amidst the hype and heated debate (is it really secure?), blockchain is starting to make its presence felt in healthcare – think "prescription... Read more

How can the simple text cut costs?

High-volume hospitals often encounter problems in booking and managing patient appointments. Take North Florida Women's Care in Tallahassee,... 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

Dr. Timothée Abaziou

Utility of Brain Ultrasound in Neurocritical care

Evidence shows that sonography of the brain can be used to visualise...

Prof. Dr. Greet Van den Berghe

Glycaemic control in critically ill patients: how tight should it be?

There is still no widespread agreement around optimal targets for glucose...

 Mansur Hasib

Future Leaders: What Healthcare Needs For Cybersecurity Risks

What, in your view, are the greatest threats facing the healthcare sector in...

Dr Begona San Jose

Patients’ Revolution, Patients’ Evolution

Healthcare is in constant change. Today the change is driven by the...

 Shannon Marie Jager

“But I Hate This, and This, and This…”: Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), a psychiatric illness characterised...

Prof. Stephen Baker

Image Information Delivery in the AI Era: Two Likely Scenarios

Summary: As the world enters further into the transformative power of...

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