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Drug Interaction Alerts Overload?

Although computerised drug interaction alert systems (DIAS) appear useful for promoting medication safety, having to enter passwords to override... Read more

mining social media data

Social Media May Hold Clues to Health Information

Many patients are willing to share and link their social media data with electronic medical record (EMR) data for research purposes, finds a... Read more

EU Digital Single Market Strategy

eHealth on EU Digital Standards Agenda

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on Standards for the Digital Single Market (DSM). The aim is to gather views on priorities... Read more

Dr. Brian Druker, Director, Knight Cancer Institute

Cloud for Precision Cancer Treatment

Intel and the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University have created a prototype collaborative platform to enable cancer... Read more

European Telemedicine Conference

ETC Combines With WHINN

The European Telemedicine Conference (ETC) 2015 takes place in Odense, Denmark later this month with a new development: this year, it is running... Read more

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The medical robotics market is expected to grow to $20 billion by the end of 2023. Rehabilitative and surgery robotics have gained an immense popularity in the recent few years. On the other hand, there are companies that have successfully managed to bring robotics to medication and pharma management, bring paralysed patients to walk again with the... Read more

Prof. Maged N. Kamel Boulos introduces his Keynote talk at the 4th EAI International Conference on IoT Technologies for HealthCare, Angers, France, October 24, 2017.    The Internet of Things (IoT) is made of sensors and other components that connect our version of the world made of atoms (i.e., us humans, our devices, vehicles, roads, buildings, plants, animals,... Read more

Gradually, computerised health data is being implemented in hospitals or in doctor communities.   Computerisation radically changes accessibility moving away from the comfort zone linked to paper and creating a new space for information systems.   It thus reaches a New World literally and figuratively. One could compare the data ‘revolution’ to 1492... 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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Prof. Lluís Donoso Bach

Care Continuum

The care continuum is well upon us and has become a rapidly evolving concept...

 Philippe Meersseman MD

Evolving Concepts in Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure

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 Diana Lebherz-Eichinger MD, MSc

Omitting Routine Chest Radiographs in Intensive Care Units

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Professor Hugo Saner

Hugo Saner

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 Kawaldip Sehmi

Guest Editorial

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 Mel Major-Helsloot MSc, PT

Physiotherapy in the ICU e-learning programme

Development and evaluation of a module as part of an undergraduate int...

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