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Short read: If cyber infection created disease, we'd be dead. Taking it seriously?

It was in the late 1840s when Ignaz Semmelweis, as head of the maternity services in a Vienna hospital, observed that women cared for by... Read more

NHS invests $540 million into health tech and training

Tech transformation is coming to the National Health Service, according to the UK's new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, who... Read more

Do these 3 CIO priorities match yours?

In today's fast-paced world, where technology evolves by the day, IT decision-makers are always on the lookout for new trends and innovations... Read more

Short read: How you drive may be a clue to how you lead

In his book "Digital Transformation", Professor Werner Leodolter, Dipl.Ing. Dr.techn., describes the ever increasing collaboration between... Read more

You say tomatoes, I say tomaahtoes: EHRs need common standards

There is a lot of variability in the way electronic health records are actually used by physicians, which highlights the need for basic... Read more

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In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For this month, I have invited Mr Giorgio Cangioli to co-author a brief article on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), as hospitals and their interconnections are a critical asset and next... Read more

It’s time to address the Amazon in the room Anyone who has been to the future can predict what Amazon will do next. However, to the skilled observer, all the pieces are laid out—the elements are on the table. It will simply be a connect-the-dots moment to realise the big bang that we are about to experience. For the last 25 years,... Read more

In this space I explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For the month of April 2021, I have invited João Santinha to co-author a brief article on ‘AI, Medical Liability, in a "Moving" Image’. We dive into the December 2020 topic and focus on the medical liability... 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

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

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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’s Source & Image Credit:  DT Research Read more

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Prof. Dr. med. Mathias Goyen

Can machines behave morally enough for healthcare?

Machine ethics: A case for human-centric Artificial Intelligence...

 Philippe Meersseman

Evolving Concepts in Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure

Most patients with liver cirrhosis ‏remain in a compensated stage for...

 Sophia Arabadjis

Get Data on Board: Incorporating Health Information Technology in Care Delivery

Summary: How can healthcare practitioners at all levels contribute for...

 Raphael Romano Bruno

Male Sex - An Independent Risk Factor for Mortality in Very Old Intensive Care Patients

Among 1,841 very old ICU patients with respiratory failure, although...

 David Thorpe

Tackling the Five Essential Levers of Theatre Efficiency

Summary: In which areas can theatre departments instigate change for...

Dr Veronique Semjonow

Philips Launches Minicare I-20 Troponin Blood Test

For Rapid Diagnosis of Heart Attack at the Point of Care Chest pain...

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