Healthcare IT

CIO or business manager? Managing IT spend

Budgetary constraint is a common problem that many healthcare IT executives (e.g., CIO and CTO) have to deal with. One such executive is... Read more

4 ways to protect data beyond endpoint

Data collection is accelerated by the Internet of Things (IoT) with the use of both onsite and remote IT systems, apps and devices. Cloud... Read more

Data trust: UK calls for 'public good' test in landmark study

  A cross-party think tank Policy Connect and the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Data Analytics in the UK, have called for a ‘settlement’... Read more

Design and tech expertise influence patient HIT engagement

Researchers at Penn State University say that people who are confident about machine performance and their own abilities to engage with... Read more

Could a roaming robot assist in healthcare setting?

  It can roam in a crowd discreetly. Its demeanour is friendly and approachable and it can engage with passers-by, inviting further contact... Read more

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In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For this month, I have invited Mr Giorgio Cangioli to co-author a brief article on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), as hospitals and their interconnections are a critical asset and next... Read more

It’s time to address the Amazon in the room Anyone who has been to the future can predict what Amazon will do next. However, to the skilled observer, all the pieces are laid out—the elements are on the table. It will simply be a connect-the-dots moment to realise the big bang that we are about to experience. For the last 25 years,... Read more

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 April 2021, I have invited João Santinha to co-author a brief article on ‘AI, Medical Liability, in a "Moving" Image’. We dive into the December 2020 topic and focus on the medical liability... 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

 Joelle Mumley

Africa leading way in healthcare tech: the continent is ahead of the game in cutting-edge drone use

The African healthcare context is uniquely placed to adopt and benefit...

Prof. Karen Choong

Post-intensive Care Syndrome – The Paediatric Perspective

This article outlines the current understanding, prevalence, risk factors...

 Susan East

The need to humanise the ICU

Susan East, a patient speaker at the ATS 2017 International Conference...

 Rachel Clarke

Brexit’s Brutal Blow to the NHS

“I’m sorry. I’m just so sorry.”   It’s 8am. Two junior doctors,...

 Orlando Ruben Perez-Nieto

Challenges in the Management of Severe SARS-CoV2 Infection in Elderly Patients

Elderly patients have damaging and serious complications when they...

 Jos Vanlanduyt

Patient Safety & Risk Management

In recent years patient safety and risk management have ‏become important...

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