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Swedish Commissioner for Innovation and eHealth receives HIMSS Europe eHealth Leadership Award

Daniel Forslund, Commissioner for Innovation and eHealth at Stockholm County Council, has received the HIMSS Europe eHealth Leadership Award,... Read more

eHealth Week Amsterdam

eHealth Week 2016 launches in Amsterdam

eHealth Week 2016 has kicked off in Amsterdam with over 2,000 international experts in IT and healthcare, public institutions, professional... Read more

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4 in 5 U.S. Hospitals Adopt Basic EHR, But Face Limitations

Electronic health record (EHR) adoption reached 84 percent of hospitals in the U.S., and nearly as many were able to exchange key information... Read more

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Cyberattack Impacts 40, OOO Patients

A podiatry group has notified its 40, 000 plus patients that their data may have been compromised following a Cyberattack on its IT systems.... Read more

EHR Adoption Reaches 96%; Data Exchange Lagging

According to data from a new survey released at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) 2016 Annual... Read more

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Driving the change in cancer treatment An overview of targeted cancer therapies that change or block the effects of cancer cells. Top target treatments work by targeting the cancer’s specific genes, proteins, or the tissue environment that contributes to cancer growth and survival. These genes and pro- teins are found in cancer... Read more

A recent report from advisory BDO has highlighted ‘the most underrated cyber threats’ in the healthcare sector. ‘Brace for the Breach’, showed a growing trend in decentralised cyber attacks and nation state cyber attacks on hospitals  in addition to a movement towards c rypto jacking replacing ransomware.   In part 1 of a 2-part... Read more

The importance of getting access management right cannot be overstated. You need to make sure that anybody accessing your systems – and the data within – is exactly who they say they are.   This is especially important when dealing with  healthcare professionals  who have access to vast amounts of sensitive medical data. Most compliance... 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.”... 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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