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ONC task force on health IT safety

IT Patient Safety Roadmap Revealed

The U.S. Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has released its Health IT Safety Centre Roadmap, detailing... Read more

mobile technology in healthcare

Mobile Apps Reducing Readmissions

Healthcare providers are turning to mobile technology to help them with efforts in reducing "preventable readmissions". A number of mobile apps... Read more

Dr. Nigel Armfield, Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland

Skype: Top Use in Chronic Disease Management

Skype is increasingly being used in telemedicine, with clinicians utilising this popular web-based video tool more commonly to provide healthcare... Read more

'Instagram for doctors'

Figure 1: Crowdsourcing for Clinicians

As its name suggests, Figure 1 is a mobile app for sharing images. Medical professionals can upload photos, x-rays, biopsies and other images... Read more

EHTEL

EHTEL Says Next Five Years Critical for Mobile Health

The European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL) has said that the period until 2020 is critical for the development of mobile health.In the... 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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 Anthony Kurec MS, H(ASCP). DLM

Trends in Point of Care Testing

Key Points • Point-of-care testing, with the advances in technology and...

 Donna Cryer JD

Patients Mentoring Executives: Mutual Benefits

Patient-centric healthcare has come strongly into focus in recent years....

Prof. Peter G. Brindley MD, FRCPC, FRCP, Edin

Communicating About Difficult Medical Decisions

The Most Dangerous Procedure in the Hospital?Communication is central to...

 Tara Quasim

Intensive Care Syndrome: Promoting Independence and Return to Employment (InS:PIRE)

A New Model for ICU Rehabilitation It is now well established that many...

 Rowland Illing DM MRCS FRCR

Affidea - Healthcare Without Borders

Affidea is an international healthcare provider focused on advanced diagnostic...

 Nynke Kampstra

International Value-Based Healthcare: Cross-Collaboration First

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