Healthcare IT

Wachter: healthcare complexity means lengthy digitisation process inevitable

Healthcare lags behind other industries when it comes to widespread and effective use of digital tools. That's the observation of Robert Wachter,... Read more

NHS staff use apps inappropriately at work

Despite risks to privacy and data security, the use of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and other unauthorised instant messaging (IM) apps has become... Read more

Blockchain ANN to save lives

The use of artificial intelligence in healthcare seems to grow at a frenetic pace. Indeed, according to a forecast by IBM, the medical AI market... Read more

Staff wellness in support of preventative healthcare

Apple tech enabled healthcare to cut healthcare costs

Giant tech company Apple, maker of the health-tracking tool Apple Watch, continues its foray into healthcare by creating in-house clinics and... Read more

Blockchain and the monetisation of healthcare data

The application of artificial intelligence in healthcare continues to expand, and this time AI will be used in combination with blockchain technology... Read more

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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

Important response to COVID-19 The thought of returning to pre-COVID conditions is on everyone’s mind. This includes business owners who have been hard hit by the pandemic. However, they have also pivoted and acclimatised well during this period.   They have been able to do so through, among other things, digital marketing. The... 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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 Sue Farrington

Seven steps to the ‘Perfect Patient Information Journey’

Leadership comes first. High-quality patient information is...

 Brigette Hyacinth

Will robots take your job in healthcare?

Is artificial intelligence set to take over the health sector?...

 Helen Ashley Taylor

The ICU-Hear Project: Introducing Live Music for Critically Ill Patients

The ICU-Hear project delivered by the charity Music in Hospitals™ provides...

Prof. Em. Heung Bong Cha

Guest Editorial

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Prof. Nilesh Mehta

Emerging Concepts in Nutritional Therapy for the Critically Ill Child

Prudent strategies to optimise nutrition for the critically ill child,...

 Paul Sidhu

EUROSON 2019 welcomes world of ultrasound

Initiatives to expand the meeting globally   Prof. Sidhu, talks to...

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