How to waste time and money - don't invest in cybersecurity
Data breaches impose higher financial burden on healthcare in comparison to other sectors, according to a new report, which underscores... 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
A Snapshot of Imaging Technology: Exciting Developments and When to Expect Them
(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)? COVID-19 ‘Immunity Passports’ through ethical lens
The Role of Telecardiology - Lessons from COVID-19 A Missed Opportunity or a New Hope?
Building a Blueprint to Implement VBHC at Operational Level
Digital Health Diplomacy in Chained Globalised Health Context
In this space I explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For the month of January 2021, I look onto liability issues of artificial intelligence (AI) use in hospitals; next month we will explore why a ‘Societal Health’ perspective is key in the maturation and resilience... Read more
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
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
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
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
Finland’s Digital Care Network: Why is it Working So Well?
Summary: Finland is leading the way in leveraging digitalisation in... Read more
The Role of Gamification and Engagement Design in the Future of Healthcare
Gamification is on the rise right now as a powerful tool to change... Read more