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Only Half of Healthcare Leaders Feel Cyberattack Protected

Eighty-one percent of healthcare executives say their information technology has been compromised by cyberattacks during the past two years,... Read more

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Can Software Improve Compliance?

Healthcare providers deal with numerous requirements from different regulatory bodies, and having a policy management system can help them stay... Read more

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Growth in Online Second Opinion Services

Studies have shown that, overall, about 20 percent of patients seek second medical opinions; in specialties such as oncology, the rate is more... Read more

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Can EHR Portals Follow Pet Records Model?

Using health IT systems is one way to enhance patient engagement with their own health and wellness. For example, healthcare providers implement... Read more

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Handheld Device Widens Vital Signs Data Collection

A novel handheld, battery-powered device developed by Johns Hopkins researchers can quickly pick up vital signs from a patient's lips and fingertip.... Read more

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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

Revelations about Amazon’s “secret” 1492 project, where AI is meant to be applied in the health domain has continued to fuel the AI discussion and the future of digital health. Amazon’s 1492 seems to be the latest example of yet another attempt to utilise next generation networks, ever increasing computing power and more sophisticated data mining strategies.... 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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Dr. Richard Pugh

A Critical Age: The Influence of Frailty Measurements

While prognosis of elderly patients in intensive care is often seen as...

 Girendra Sadera

A Librarian in the Critical Care Team

Knowledge about current research evidence is required by clinicians in...

 Michelle Kearns

Developing the Role of CIO in Healthcare Management: From "the IT Guy" to CIO

The chief information officer (CIO)—also known as the chief digital officer...

 Richard Gunderman

Touch Creates a Healing Bond in Healthcare

In contemporary healthcare, touch— ‏contact between a doctor’s hand and...

Prof. Lorenzo Bonomo

Professor Lorenzo Bonomo, ESR President

1. What are your key areas of interest and research? The chest was my...

 ECRI Institute Welwyn Garden City, UK

Healthcare risk, quality & safety guidance

Violence in healthcare facilities   In the below summary, ECRI discusses...

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