Healthcare IT

PCHA-IHE Initiatives to Improve Info Exchange

Two healthcare IT groups will further their collaboration this year to improve ways that IT systems share health information. The Personal Connected... Read more

Copy-Paste Use in EHRs: Safety Issues

The use of copy and paste functionality in electronic health records (EHRs) has introduced "unintended safety-related issues into the clinical... Read more

Finding Skilled IT Professionals a Challenge, CIOs Say

While U.S. chief information officers (CIOs) have plans of expanding their technology teams in the first half of 2017, difficulty in finding... Read more

Trump Immigration Ban: Effects on HIT Workforce

Health IT leaders have expressed varying levels of concern over President Donald Trump's recent immigration ban and its impact on the workforce... Read more

Health IT: Benefits to Both Patients and Providers

Information technology continues to expand its role in improving care delivery, especially with increasing use of mHealth tools. In addition... Read more

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Digitisation is a term thrown around in the public sector, and the NHS is no exception. Just like many organisations, it faces backlogs, inefficiencies and administration burdens, but there is a solution: technology.   Technology can help NHS employees offer the best level of patient support, and in return, reduce stress and improve recovery. Adopting... Read more

Hospitals and other healthcare organisations (HCOs) are increasingly singled out by cyber criminals for ransomware and other attacks. Not only are patients’ sensitive records being targeted, but also their intellectual property or credit card information. The primary reasons for the HCO vulnerabilities are outdated security architectures, and overall... Read more

Winner of the  2017 Cybersecurity People’s Choice Award organised by the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc., Dr. Mansur Hasib, speaks to HealthManagement.org about how critical effective cybersecurity education is for HIT university students.   What is your advice on how to better equip HIT students with an awareness of cybersecurity in their... 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

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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