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IBM Buys Merge Healthcare

IBM has agreed to buy Merge Healthcare Inc. in a cash deal expected to give the medical imaging company an equity value of approximately $700... Read more

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Game App Helps Improve Memory in Schizophrenia

University of Cambridge researchers have developed a "brain training" iPad game that can help improve the memory and daily functioning of patients... Read more

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Quiet Hospital Initiative Improves Care Coordination

To prevent noise pollution caused by too much use of the overhead paging system, Inspira Health Network recently launched its Quiet Hospital... Read more

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Telehealth Population Health Management Improvements

Two recent studies carried out by HealthMine highlight the importance of wellness programmes and telemedicine in properly diagnosing and controlling... Read more

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Transporting Blood Samples to Labs via Drones?

In a proof-of-concept study at Johns Hopkins, researchers have shown that small aerial drones can be used to transport samples for routine blood... Read more

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Major healthcare IT vendor Orion Health is amongst the first suppliers accredited by NHS Digital to use a new NHS messaging service ('MESH') to exchange information between health and care systems. Orion Health’s accreditation means that NHS organisations that use its Rhapsody™ Integration Engine can exchange information with other organisations using... Read more

Predictive maintenance techniques have been introduced in several industries to help determine the condition of equipment that is already in use to predict when maintenance should be carried out. This approach promises cost savings over routine, regular preventive maintenance, because tasks are performed only when necessary, rather than because the... Read more

In today's medical establishments there are several ad-hoc, but often insecure, approaches to taking photos of patient's ailments in common use, making use of either phone or camera hardware. Most doctors wish to attach the resulting photos to their EHR (Electronic Health Record) systems, and be able to access them again quickly on-screen for a given... 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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