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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

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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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Generation X and Y Improving Healthcare Management?

As the baby boomers in healthcare leadership are starting to retire, some experts believe the generational transition in healthcare managers... Read more

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  First of all, what is an Oracular Artificial Intelligence (OAI) system? Like any oracle, we describe it as any decision aid capable of providing its users with very accurate responses (ie, no more than one error out of 20) and little or no explanation for that advice. Deep learning systems that analyse masses in mammograms are an example of OAI.   The... Read more

What would you remove from current business training and education, what would you replace it with and why?   I would replace the outdated leadership and ethics courses with a cybersecurity and ethical leadership course, which would reframe the business world and provide the definitions for the new normality. Risk management education would be holistic... Read more

It’s been repeatedly stressed by healthcare practitioners how beyond a balanced diet and exercise, getting sufficient sleep is vital to our health and wellbeing.   There are wearables that can already track our daily activities such as heart rate when we exercise and even the number of steps we have walked that day and the distance. In addition to that,... 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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 Dale Anderson

ClinicalConnect Portal: Improving Patient Care and Efficiency

Beginning in 1996, hospitals in the Hamilton, Ontario, Canada area started...

 Sonia Belfiore

Patients' Rights Have No Borders

Seeking Healthcare in Another Member State  The diversity of health...

 Helen Ashley Taylor

The ICU-Hear Project: Introducing Live Music for Critically Ill Patients

The ICU-Hear project delivered by the charity Music in Hospitals™ provides...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Personalised/ Precision Medicine

The progress towards, and potential of, personalised/ precision medicine...

 Jorge Muniz

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Leading and Learning in the Real World

Leadership is a generic term, so when we talk about leaders in the NHS...

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