Healthcare IT

Part 2: How to be one step ahead of healthcare cyber hackers

  A recent report from advisory BDO has highlighted ‘the most underrated cyber threats’ in the healthcare sector. ‘Brace for the Breach’,... Read more

How to choose clinical communication tools

Communication plays a big role in human interaction. In healthcare, effective communication between care providers, and with their patients,... Read more

CHIME opens first European chapter

  The College of Healthcare InformationManagement Executives (CHIME) and Associazione Italiana Sistemi Informativi in Sanità (AISIS) have... Read more

Tiered FDA medical device security guidance concerns industry

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released its draft guidance on managing cybersecurity in medical device premarket submissions.... Read more

Virtual hospital app becomes reality

With the launch of Samitivej "Virtual Hospital" app, Thai patients will have a convenient way to consult with specialist doctors – anywhere... Read more

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The concept of digital healthcare puts patients, their personal needs and demands for convenience and speed at the centre, which is why investing in custom software solutions is such a popular business strategy today. But digitisation in healthcare is so much more than just a passing trend. Instead, it is a vital ingredient of the success of each healthcare... Read more

It’s 2022 and public health is undergoing an unprecedented digital transformation. It’s a road already taken before Covid-19, but during the first quarter of 2020 in the U.S. telehealth visits increased by 154% (CDC, 2020). If you are in a business in the healthcare industry , you probably feel the pressure to provide or use technology that works... Read more

In 2014, Stephen Hawking had warned that ‘the development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race’. 1 A bold statement indeed, but if we focus on the term ‘full’, we’ll understand that if not designed properly, certain level of autonomy that could be difficult to control and can be extremely damaging to fundamental... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Thales’s End-to-End Comprehensive Offer for Connected Radiology

2022 15 Jun

As in many sectors, the COVID crisis has substantially changed the way of working, with an increasing need for digital solutions to guaranty continuity of services. The same applies for the medical domain. During the pandemic, clinicians maintained the link with patients, conducting remote consultations, but raising a huge concern with... Read more

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

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

From Our Journals

 Anthony Kurec

Trends in Point of Care Testing

Key Points • Point-of-care testing, with the advances in technology...

 Hans Erik Henriksen

Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste - Strategic opportunities After COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged countries to accelerate innovation...

Prof. Mikhail Zamyatin

Results of antimicrobial stewardship programme implementation in multidisciplinary hospital

The interventional single-centre with historical control study was conducted...

 Manuel Vallina

How Digital Transformation Can Enhance Healthcare Staff Communication

Summary: An initiative in Spain is tapping into the wealth of digital...

Dipl. Pflegewirtin, RN Iris Meyenburg-Altwarg

Conception of COVID-19 Auxiliary Hospital from Nursing Management Perspective

The following experience report describes the development of a Personnel...

Prof. Jonathan McNulty

Fostering clinical research in imaging departments

Discusses the important roles of radiographers in imaging research, and...

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