Healthcare IT
Dr. Timothy Amukele testing a drone courier

Transporting Blood Samples to Labs via Drones?

In a proof-of-concept study at Johns Hopkins, researchers have shown that small aerial drones can be used to transport samples for routine blood... Read more

Health IT and Meaningful Use

New IT Resource for Safety-net Primary Care

Primary Care Information Network (https://www.pcin.org) is a new online resource intended to help improve practices of safety net primary care... Read more

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Organisational Structures of the Future

In his book The Future of Work, Jacob Morgan describes five types of organisational structures and concepts that "either already exist in today’s... Read more

Online Learning

Virtual Medical Training for Improved Outcomes

A team of researchers from the College of Nursing (CoN) and NYU School of Medicine (SoM) are addressing the barriers to wide-spread adoption... Read more

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Text Service Helps Care Coordination

Athenahealth's new secure text messaging service "athenaText" makes coordination within care teams easier and faster — which contributes to improved... Read more

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Digital technology has paved the way for businesses and industries alike to utilise its benefits to incredible calibers, such as providing ergonomic solutions solely by “smart” machines or eliminating tedious methods of organising large quantities of data. However, the healthcare industry in particular can find itself to be most affected by digital... Read more

After 15 years in Healthcare IT, what is your focus or next goal now?   Fifteen years! It's a long time.   All this time I have had the opportunity to work in my passion, Health IT and eHealth. I have had a range of intense experiences: the full digital hospital experience as a CIO, regional government for strategy on eHealth, founder and entrepreneur... Read more

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

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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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