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MEDICON: Cutting Edge Tech Talks

The XIV MEDICON Mediterranean edition taking place at the end of this month has announced its programme with technology themes in biological... Read more

ransomware

FBI Investigates 2 More Ransomware Attacks

The FBI is investigating following two more ransomware attacks on Southern California hospital Chino Valley Medical Centre, a 126-bed community... Read more

Inbox overload

Better Alert Management Needed for EHRs

Interoperability has its advantages with information sharing across networks helping improve efficiency in patient care. But it also comes as... Read more

Ottawa Hospital Network

Ransomware Hack on Ottawa Hospital Fail

Ottawa’s Hospital network was the target of a ransomware attack after hackers broke into IT systems and encrypted four computers. The... Read more

Sophia - Hanson Robotics

Robots in Healthcare “in 20 years”

A robotics designer has said that robots could be ‘walking amongst humans’ within 20 years serving in a number of fields including healthcare.... Read more

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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

  Blockchain is more than just a technology that allows us to do what we already do better, faster and cheaper. This peer-to-peer new technology has the potential to create a more inclusive economy, where patients can benefit from health data ownership. If you take the attributes of censorship and collusion resistance and translate them into... Read more

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

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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

From Our Journals

 Rowland Illing DM MRCS FRCR

The Inevitable Rise of Outpatient Imaging Centres

Countries around the world have different relationships to advanced ‏...

Prof. Dietmar Fries

Implementation of a revised trauma management protocol

Goal-directed therapy of coagulopathy is recommended for trauma patients....

 ECRI Institute Welwyn Garden City, UK

Patient Identification: Executive Summary

For its fifth Deep Dive analysis of a patient safety topic, ECRI Institute...

Prof. John Laffey MD, MA

ARDS Still Under-Recognised, Under-Treated

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) seems to be underrecognised,...

 Eberhard Scheuer

Blockchain solves healthcare data obstacles

Incentivising patients with tokenomics of health data  A cryptocur...

Prof. John (Ioannis) Damilakis PhD, FIOMP

Clinical diagnostic reference levels in medical imaging

An introduction to the European study on clinical DRLs for x-ray medical...

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