Healthcare IT

EHRs need time to prove worth

New research published in Health Affairs suggests that use of electronic health records (EHRs) can help improve quality of care after all.... Read more

Can a bot take over primary care?

Babylon boasts that its artificial intelligence bot performs better than human doctors at a medical exam. Not surprisingly, such claims... Read more

AI: are you ready for backlash?

While adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare may be on the rise, a new report indicates the lack of readiness of organisations... Read more

Disappointing and time-consuming, can EHRs be made useful?

Electronic health record (EHR) systems were supposed to improve the documentation process and retrieval of patient information to help with... Read more

Is blockchain the solution for fragmented medical info?

The use of different electronic records systems in hospitals and specialist clinics makes it difficult for doctors or care teams to have... 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 the month of December 2020, I have invited Dr Paula Amorim to co-author this inaugural column. She will share her view on ‘the challenges and opportunities of integrating telerehabilitation in rehabilitation... Read more

Almost overnight businesses across the globe had to rethink their operations, as COVID-19 caused profound disruption; across communities, how we engage, the way we work, our healthcare systems, our economy…  The rapidly changing environment has been a catalyst for change as it transformed the global health community’s acceptance and use of... Read more

The novel coronavirus pandemic continues to spread like wildfire in the U.S., causing panic and chaos among hardest-hit communities. While everyone - individuals, families, businesses, and the government - are busy trying to contain the virus, opportunistic criminals have come out to wreak havoc on an already stressful situation. Scammers prey on... 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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Prof. Manu Malbrain

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