Healthcare IT

Best Practice Alerts in EMR Provide Near-Time Education to Physicians

Researchers in New Hampshire have discovered that the implementation of an alert function in the electronic medical record (EMR) can inform physicians... Read more

California Children’s Hospital Wins HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Award

Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) has earned a Stage 7 award by HIMSS Analytics, and will be recognised at the Annual HIMSS Conference... Read more

New Screening Software For Primary Immunodeficiency

New York’s Jeffrey Modell Foundation has launched new software which can recognise and track signs of primary immunodeficiency, a constellation... Read more

Virtual Reality Game Detects Condition Which Precedes Alzheimer’s Disease

A new study by Greek researchers has demonstrated that a virtual reality game frequently used for cognitive training is effective as a screening... Read more

Wearable Health Technology Not Sufficient For Sustained Behaviour Changes

Wearable technology can facilitate healthy changes in behaviour, encouraging optimal diet, sleep and activity patterns, but devices must be coupled... Read more

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Hospitals and other healthcare organisations (HCOs) are increasingly singled out by cyber criminals for ransomware and other attacks. Not only are patients’ sensitive records being targeted, but also their intellectual property or credit card information. The primary reasons for the HCO vulnerabilities are outdated security architectures, and overall... Read more

Winner of the  2017 Cybersecurity People’s Choice Award organised by the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc., Dr. Mansur Hasib, speaks to HealthManagement.org about how critical effective cybersecurity education is for HIT university students.   What is your advice on how to better equip HIT students with an awareness of cybersecurity in their... Read more

Cybersecurity expert, lecturer and HealthManagement.org contributor Dr. Mansur Hasib has been nominated for the 2017 Maryland Cybersecurity People's Choice Awards competition a Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. programme supported by PNC Bank and Point3 Security.  Online voting is open to the public and concludes at 4pm EST on March 22 with... 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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