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#eHW15: mHealth Must Cater to Ageing

eHealth Week, Riga – Day Two :Joint Plenary Green Paper on mHealth: "Conclusions and Actions."The joint plenary provided an overview of the results... Read more

Healthmanagement.org on the Ground at eHealth Week, Riga – Day One

eHealth is designated as one of Europe’s six “lead markets” for innovation in Europe. Taking place during the Latvian Presidency of the Council... Read more

Researchers hack a telerobot to reveal security flaws

How Safe is That Robot Doing Your Surgery?

Researchers at University of Washington have conducted a series of experiments revealing vulnerabilities of next generation teleoperated surgical... Read more

Cleveland Clinic to Make Analytics Available on Apervita

Cleveland Clinic in the U.S. is the latest health care organisation to make its analytic algorithms available on Apervita. This will enable other... Read more

Electronic Health Records May Not Improve Outcomes in Ischaemic Stroke Patients

Do EHRs Impact Ischaemic Stroke Patient Outcomes?

Electronic health records (EHRs) may be important to have a more high-tech and transparent healthcare system, but new research reveals that using... Read more

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  First of all, what is an Oracular Artificial Intelligence (OAI) system? Like any oracle, we describe it as any decision aid capable of providing its users with very accurate responses (ie, no more than one error out of 20) and little or no explanation for that advice. Deep learning systems that analyse masses in mammograms are an example of OAI.   The... Read more

What would you remove from current business training and education, what would you replace it with and why?   I would replace the outdated leadership and ethics courses with a cybersecurity and ethical leadership course, which would reframe the business world and provide the definitions for the new normality. Risk management education would be holistic... Read more

It’s been repeatedly stressed by healthcare practitioners how beyond a balanced diet and exercise, getting sufficient sleep is vital to our health and wellbeing.   There are wearables that can already track our daily activities such as heart rate when we exercise and even the number of steps we have walked that day and the distance. In addition to that,... Read more

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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

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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.” In this... Read more

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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’sSource & Image Credit: DT Research Read more

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