Healthcare IT

Ransomware on the Rise; EHRs Prime Targets

Cyberattacks on hospital IT systems are likely to continue, with security experts warning that 2017 could be even worse than last year... Read more

ECRI: Top 10 Healthcare Innovations for 2017

New technologies are made available with a view to improving patient care as well as reducing costs. For healthcare executives, deciding... Read more

mHealth

New Alliance Aims to Improve mHealth App Use

Mobile health apps and devices (e.g., wearables) are useful tools for people to take control over their own health and wellness. As more of... Read more

Survey: Widening IT Divide in Healthcare

Despite the proliferation of high-tech medical gadgets and systems, a new U.S.-wide survey finds the digital divide is growing wider.... Read more

HIMSS Women in IT Awards

In recognition of women "who have made a difference" in health IT, the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has announced... Read more

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The annual congress of the Health Information Systems Society (HIMSS) pledged that the show must go on while announcing that President Donald Trump will hold an address.   This will be the first address at HIMSS from an incumbent president and looks like a welcome success for a leadership under some pressure. But, in light of the numerous... Read more

  One of the most cost-effective ways to reinvent hospitals will be through information technology. Over the next decade we can give hospitals the equivalent of brains and nervous systems. The fully digitised hospital of the future will become a healing machine, sensitive to the precise needs of each patient, seamlessly supporting human caregivers... Read more

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

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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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