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Improving Treatment of Life-Threatening Bleeding

U.S. researchers have successfully field tested a system that analysed patient vital signs during emergency transport, finding that it could... Read more

Computerised clinical decision support

Multiple Perspectives on Decision Support

Computerised clinical decision support (CDS) has been shown to improve healthcare processes and outcomes in a number of studies, although its... Read more

Is 3D Bioprinting Finally Here?

Researchers at Michigan Technological University have acquired a new 3D bioprinter and are hoping to use it to make synthesised nerve tissue.... Read more

Self-Care Hub preview

Self-Care Hub Gets Positive Feedback

The Self-Care Hub, the new online tool that empowers people with long-term health issues to better understand and self-manage their conditions,... Read more

#eHW15: "Passive to Active" – Optimism as eHealth Week Closes

Influential ministerial delegates and eHealth experts from across Europe have come together to discuss how they can join forces to improve healthcare... 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   I would replace the outdated leadership and ethics courses with a cybersecurity and ethical leadership course, which would reframe the business world and provide the definitions for the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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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.” In this... 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’sSource & Image Credit: DT Research Read more

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Dr. Sandeep Bansal

Sandeep Bansal

1. What are your key areas of interest and research?My interest is in improving...

 Gianluca D'Agosta

Technology Supports Patients at Home

The European Union is not alone in facing unprecedented demographic changes...

 Barbara Riegel

Barbara Riegel

Professor and Edith Clemmer Steinbright Chair of Gerontology     &nb

Dr. Roger Harris

SMACC Chicago

Social Media and Critical Care (smacc)’s third meeting takes place in Chicago...

 Lucy J Modra

Women in Leadership in Intensive Care Medicine

There is a significant gender imbalance in positions of leadership in intensive...

Prof. J. Warren Salmon

U.S. Healthcare to be Trumped UP!

(even more so than under Obamacare)Now approaching 20% of gross domestic...

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