Healthcare IT
Dr. Paolo Silva

Telemedicine Trial: New Scanning Technology Benefits Diabetic Eye Care

Ultrawide field imaging helps to determine which patients need follow-up examinations or treatment. In a national clinical trial led by... Read more

HIMSS

HIMSS: Clinical Staff Member on IT Team Benefits Organisation

The 2016 HIMSS Leadership Survey presented in Las Vegas this week showed that     adding a nurse or doctor to an IT healthcare team can... Read more

IT healthcare security

Lack of Resources Frustrates Healthcare IT Security

Electronic health records (EHRs) and digital clinical systems have widely been deployed in healthcare without strategic data and IT infrastructure... Read more

Protection against cyber attack

How to Defend Against a Cyber Attack

Recent malware attacks on a hospital in Hollywood and a second in Germany have highlighted the role of human error in paralysing the IT of healthcare... Read more

Cyber threat

New Cyber security Threat: 'Locky’

Following the recent ransomware incident at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Centre, that saw the facility paying out $17, 000 in to regain... Read more

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We are getting used to hear that all sorts of technological innovations will help men and women live almost eternally without suffering: magic seeds, like the beans in the fairy tale, that grow without water and with therapeutic properties; colour pills that will extend our lives beyond 200 years; gene therapies that will eliminate cancer; brain... Read more

Politician Aneurin Bevan, the founder of the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK, famously asserted at the service’s birth in 1948, “If a hospital bedpan is dropped in a hospital corridor in Tredegar, the reverberations should echo around Whitehall.” Southeast Wales is less than 260 miles from London; it would have to be one very noisy reverberation... Read more

What could the new data protection law mean for health sector leaders? The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on 25 May 2018, replacing the 1995 Data Protection Directive. Directly binding and applicable in all EU states, the GDPR aims to protect the data and privacy of the European population by giving... 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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 Colin Wright

Person-centred approaches: a new core skills training framework

Colin Wright, Framework Development Manager at Skills for Health, provides...

 Toby Edwards BS, CRA, RT(R)

Aerodynamic Leadership

Understanding Aerodynamics The word aerodynamic has many definitions....

 ECRI Institute Welwyn Garden City, UK

Automated External Defibrillators

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Cardiac arrest, or the sudden and abrupt loss...

 Matthias Totzeck

The Recertification Process of a Chest Pain Unit (CPU)

With chest pain a leading reason for an emergency room visit, what is...

 Dean Madison

The future of augmented reality in healthcare

S m a r t t e c h n o l o g i e s s...

 Diku Mandavia MD, FACEP, FRCPC

Ultrasound-Guided Procedures: Financial and Safety Benefits

Ultrasound Guidance Improves the Safety and Success of Needle Procedures...

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