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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

Cyberhacker

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

Diabetes

Telemedicine Enables Endocrinologist Visits for Diabetic Prisoners

A study published in Telemedicine and e-Health Telemedicine says that telemedicine is an option for treating diabetics in prison populations.... Read more

Europe Reaches Agreement on Medical Devices

Following the May 25th trilogue meeting Council and European Parliament reached political agreement on the medical devices and in vitro diagnostic... Read more

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Technology is playing a larger role than ever in healthcare, and with the latest iteration of the NHS’s Long Term plan stating that it intends to integrate technology to previously unprecedented levels, the fact that workforces are still significantly lacking in digital skills is worrying. While admirable steps have been taken in recent years, such... Read more

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

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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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Assoc. Prof. Claus-Dieter Ohl

New Ultrasound Device Uses 3D Printing Technology

Sharper medical images using a new US device combined with 3D printed...

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Telehealth bringing Personalised Medicine closer

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 Brigette Hyacinth

Will robots take your job in healthcare?

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Social media in healthcare: opportunities and challenges

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Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

ICU Management Welcomes New Editorial Board Members

Editor-in-Chief, Professor Jean-Louis Vincent, has welcomed three dis...

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