Healthcare IT

Gates Foundation Grant for EHR Blockchain Security

  A technology firm specialising in Blockchain based tools for data management security has received a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation... Read more

Locky

Phishing Emails: 97 Percent Contain Ransomware

Industry research has shown that the number of phishing emails containing ransomware grew to 97 percent in the third quarter of 2016, up... Read more

Award-winning CIOs Share Management Secrets

Award-winning CIOs have got to be doing something right when it comes to management of their teams. Whether they take care of a small rural team... Read more

cloud security

Cloud Security Toughest Role for HIT to Fill

According to analytics firm Burning Glass Technologies, it is hardest to find staff with the necessary skills to fill Cloud Security... Read more

ECRI

ECRI 10 Deadly Health Tech Threats, 2017

ECRI Institute has released its 2017 list of the top technology hazards in healthcare with mismanagement of medical device software coming... 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

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

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