Healthcare IT

Video and Vital Signs: New System Permits Touch-Free Monitoring

Engineering researchers associated with Rice University’s Scalable Health Initiative are devising a way to monitor patients’ vital signs without... Read more

‘LabDisk’ Technology Enables POC Infectious Disease Diagnosis

A new ‘lab-on-a-disc’ technology developed by an EU project research team can diagnose malaria and other febrile infectious diseases simultaneously... Read more

Hackers Could Have Uploaded False Patient Data Via Flawed Mobile App

Two flaws in a mobile medical app that might have permitted fake patient data to be uploaded have been fixed by German software company SAP.... Read more

App Allows Patients To Donate Data To Scientific Research

A new app for people with long-term health ailments, created by a patient diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, has raised initial funds for a... Read more

Predictive Analytics Can Improve Surgery Schedules and Readmissions

An entrepreneur has raised $7 million from investors to expand a predictive analytics software platform for hospitals and large surgical centres.... 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   I would replace the outdated leadership and ethics courses with a cybersecurity and ethical leadership course, which would reframe the business world and provide the definitions for the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

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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Infections in the Immunosuppressed and Immunocompromised Patient

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Value-Based Radiology: View from the United States

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National ICU Quality Indicators Revisited

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Simulating Stress in Hospital Workflow

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Big Data for Health in Europe

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