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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

Blockchain

A real use for smart contracts?

Blockchain technology has given rise to new concepts such as "smart contracts", which have the potential to be a game changer especially when... Read more

Machine learning

New AWS machine learning services for healthcare customers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced that Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend and Amazon Transcribe are now HIPAA eligible services.... Read more

New UK IT cybersecurity rules

In this age of digital communication, healthcare organisations face new challenges in protecting sensitive patient information. Within NHS... 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 this month, 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 and next... 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

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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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Dr. Dong Chan Kim

Critical Care Medicine in Korea

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 Marco Belardinelli

MROpen EVO System - The Next Generation in Positional MR Imaging

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 António Abrantes

Scatter Radiation Exposure During Mobile X-Ray Examinations

The main goal of this research was to quantify scatter radiation exposure...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

The Night in the ICU

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 Katia Katsari

CT Dose Management: A Pan European Strategy

Computed Tomography (CT) ranks as one of the top five medical developments...

 Nathaniel M. Sims

Closing the Loop: The Road to Zero Medication Errors

Summary: It is estimated that even today, medical errors are the...

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