Healthcare IT

Blockchain and the monetisation of healthcare data

The application of artificial intelligence in healthcare continues to expand, and this time AI will be used in combination with blockchain technology... Read more

AI app for stroke detection approved by FDA

A new AI application that can analyse imaging data and alert physicians of a potential stroke in patients has received approval from the U.S.... Read more

How to successfully coordinate multiple EHR workflows

EHRs are supposed to help facilitate coordination between care providers, especially with regards to sharing of information useful in decision... Read more

Medical device security: keep calm and stop clicking

Cybersecurity of medical devices is on top of ECRI Institute's 2018 list of top 10 challenges facing healthcare. And experts from the independent... Read more

AI skills shortage stunting healthcare

The growing adoption of artificial intelligence technologies is helping the cause of Learning Health Systems. “Learning Health Systems continually... 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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