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In his article appearing in MedCity News, Dr. John D. Halamka, chief information officer and dean for technology at Harvard Medical School, discusses... Read more

Mirna Becevic, PhD, University of Missouri School of Medicine

Telemedicine Improves Doctor-Patient Relationships

People living in rural areas often lack access to modern healthcare, and one approach used to address this problem is telemedicine. New research... Read more

drone being tested in a lab

The Future is Coming: Drones and Healthcare

A University of Illinois researcher has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create drones that could perform... Read more

Fitbit Flex wireless activity tracker

Fitbits Monitor Symptoms in Transplant Patients

A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shows that activity trackers (eg, Fitbits) can be used to track patients' symptoms... Read more

Prof. Richard Frankel, PhD, Indiana University

Are You Paying Your Patients Enough Attention?

Technology is becoming integrated into healthcare processes. In the examination room, for example, use of computers is aimed at promoting safer... Read more

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3D printing has been in use since the 1980s as additive manufacturing. However, this technology quickly gained popularity in the 2000s, when people finally began to realise its importance and what it can actually do for the betterment of the human species.   From 3D-printed shoes to vehicles, additive manufacturing has mastered almost every aspect... Read more

The medical robotics market is expected to grow to $20 billion by the end of 2023. Rehabilitative and surgery robotics have gained an immense popularity in the recent few years. On the other hand, there are companies that have successfully managed to bring robotics to medication and pharma management, bring paralysed patients to walk again with the... Read more

Prof. Maged N. Kamel Boulos introduces his Keynote talk at the 4th EAI International Conference on IoT Technologies for HealthCare, Angers, France, October 24, 2017.    The Internet of Things (IoT) is made of sensors and other components that connect our version of the world made of atoms (i.e., us humans, our devices, vehicles, roads, buildings, plants, animals,... 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.” 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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