Healthcare IT

Disappointing and time-consuming, can EHRs be made useful?

Electronic health record (EHR) systems were supposed to improve the documentation process and retrieval of patient information to help with... Read more

Is blockchain the solution for fragmented medical info?

The use of different electronic records systems in hospitals and specialist clinics makes it difficult for doctors or care teams to have... Read more

Tech companies pushing down healthcare costs?

With people in the U.S. finding it more difficult to make ends meet, technology companies could soon drive down healthcare costs, predicts... Read more

NHS England barriers to interoperability

A new report has identified key barriers to increased interoperability in NHS England, including inadequate technical and clinical standards... Read more

Precision medicine: cracking the code

Three major health systems in the United States have cracked the code to solving some of the barriers precision medicine programmes face,... 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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The Benefits of Connected Care and Better Utilisation of Patient Data in Healthcare

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Innovating in Healthcare: Hospital Admissions at Home

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