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The Pitfalls of AI in Healthcare: Bias and Faulty Anonymisation

  Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly used in healthcare, from improving the diagnosis of disease to making innovations in treatment.... Read more

Do AI-Friendly Chiefs Lead More Successful Organisations?

A report published by Deep Knowledge Analytics shows that AI-Friendly chiefs are more likely to help drive their organisation to success.... Read more

GDPR-friendly Patient Data: Finland Leads the Way

  Patient data is one of the keystones to streamlining and making healthcare more effective. But, added to in-house operational obstacles... Read more

Nearly Half of European Healthcare Never Heard of Blockchain

  Blockchain technology is only on the radar for 12% or healthcare organisations in Europe, according to a new report.   The International... Read more

5 Factors Influencing Future Role of Healthcare CIO

As the healthcare sector undergoes digital transformation, what does this mean for the contribution the CIO is making to his or her organisation?... 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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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

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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

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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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