Healthcare IT
Chatbot

Chatbots: what the future holds

With staffing shortages a perennial problem in many hospitals, it comes as no surprise that patients' interactions with healthcare AI chatbots... Read more

Machine learning

Machine learning proving worth in readmission risk prediction

Healthcare is seeing increased use of machine learning tools, which allows medical professionals to do their jobs more efficiently. A prime... Read more

Voice AI

New voice AI promotes privacy

Some artificial intelligence (AI) systems can already perform certain tasks as well as or even better than humans, for example, machine learning... Read more

Digitalisation

Top 2019 CIO challenges in face of healthcare consumerism

Artificial intelligence (AI) and interoperability are among the most challenging technologies for implementation in 2019 for CIOs.... Read more

Human resources

Move over CIO; enter the Chief Digital Officer

The role of CIOs is changing as the HIT management model shifts toward decentralised department heads and Line of Business (LOB) executives.... Read more

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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 May 2021, I have invited Mr Giorgio Cangioli to co-author a brief article on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), as hospitals and their interconnections are a critical asset... Read more

It’s time to address the Amazon in the room Anyone who has been to the future can predict what Amazon will do next. However, to the skilled observer, all the pieces are laid out—the elements are on the table. It will simply be a connect-the-dots moment to realise the big bang that we are about to experience. For the last 25 years,... Read more

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 April 2021, I have invited João Santinha to co-author a brief article on ‘AI, Medical Liability, in a "Moving" Image’. We dive into the December 2020 topic and focus on the medical liability... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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.”... 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’s Source & Image Credit:  DT Research Read more

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Quality

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