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Code-A-Thon for Blockchain in Healthcare

The Chamber of Digital Commerce is co-hosting the “Blockchain in Healthcare Code-A-Thon” in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health... Read more

Threefold Increase in Wearable Device Market by 2021

The global wearable devices market is expected to be worth almost $6 billion by 2021, or nearly triple its value in 2016 (over $2 billion),... Read more

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... 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

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Technology is playing a larger role than ever in healthcare, and with the latest iteration of the NHS’s Long Term plan stating that it intends to integrate technology to previously unprecedented levels, the fact that workforces are still significantly lacking in digital skills is worrying. While admirable steps have been taken in recent years, such... Read more

Driving the change in cancer treatment An overview of targeted cancer therapies that change or block the effects of cancer cells. Top target treatments work by targeting the cancer’s specific genes, proteins, or the tissue environment that contributes to cancer growth and survival. These genes and pro- teins are found in cancer... Read more

A recent report from advisory BDO has highlighted ‘the most underrated cyber threats’ in the healthcare sector. ‘Brace for the Breach’, showed a growing trend in decentralised cyber attacks and nation state cyber attacks on hospitals  in addition to a movement towards c rypto jacking replacing ransomware.   In part 1 of a 2-part... 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

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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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