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Healthmanagement.org on the Ground at eHealth Week, Riga – Day One

eHealth is designated as one of Europe’s six “lead markets” for innovation in Europe. Taking place during the Latvian Presidency of the Council... Read more

Researchers hack a telerobot to reveal security flaws

How Safe is That Robot Doing Your Surgery?

Researchers at University of Washington have conducted a series of experiments revealing vulnerabilities of next generation teleoperated surgical... Read more

Cleveland Clinic to Make Analytics Available on Apervita

Cleveland Clinic in the U.S. is the latest health care organisation to make its analytic algorithms available on Apervita. This will enable other... Read more

Electronic Health Records May Not Improve Outcomes in Ischaemic Stroke Patients

Do EHRs Impact Ischaemic Stroke Patient Outcomes?

Electronic health records (EHRs) may be important to have a more high-tech and transparent healthcare system, but new research reveals that using... Read more

UH researchers create lens to transform smartphone into microscope

Special Lens Turns Smartphone into Microscope

University of Houston researchers have found an easy (and inexpensive) way to transform a smartphone into a microscope: an optical lens made... Read more

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Digitisation is a term thrown around in the public sector, and the NHS is no exception. Just like many organisations, it faces backlogs, inefficiencies and administration burdens, but there is a solution: technology.   Technology can help NHS employees offer the best level of patient support, and in return, reduce stress and improve recovery. Adopting... Read more

Hospitals and other healthcare organisations (HCOs) are increasingly singled out by cyber criminals for ransomware and other attacks. Not only are patients’ sensitive records being targeted, but also their intellectual property or credit card information. The primary reasons for the HCO vulnerabilities are outdated security architectures, and overall... Read more

Winner of the  2017 Cybersecurity People’s Choice Award organised by the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc., Dr. Mansur Hasib, speaks to HealthManagement.org about how critical effective cybersecurity education is for HIT university students.   What is your advice on how to better equip HIT students with an awareness of cybersecurity in their... Read more

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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

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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

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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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