Healthcare IT
Cybersecurity

Battle Against Health Data Hacks Gains Momentum

Two health bodies have joined forces to fight a rise in healthcare IT cybersecurity risks.   The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation... Read more

QUiPP app

New App Predicts Preterm Birth Risk

A new app (QUiPP) developed at King's College London can help doctors identify women at risk of giving birth prematurely, according to results... Read more

population health

4 Ways to Successful PHM Management

Healthcare leaders who are flexible and innovative can help advance the goals of population health management (PHM), including better health,... Read more

electronic exchange of information

Medical Mix Up? Patient Identity

Electronic health information exchange (HIE) is supposed to make coordination between care teams easier, resulting in a better patient experience.... Read more

EHRs support transfers of care

Bold IT Healthcare Leaders Needed

Financial constraints have hindered implementation of electronic records, interoperable systems and patient access in many countries and within... Read more

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Technology is playing a larger role than ever in healthcare, and with the latest iteration of the NHS’s Long Term plan stating that it intends to integrate technology to previously unprecedented levels, the fact that workforces are still significantly lacking in digital skills is worrying. While admirable steps have been taken in recent years, such... Read more

Driving the change in cancer treatment An overview of targeted cancer therapies that change or block the effects of cancer cells. Top target treatments work by targeting the cancer’s specific genes, proteins, or the tissue environment that contributes to cancer growth and survival. These genes and pro- teins are found in cancer... Read more

A recent report from advisory BDO has highlighted ‘the most underrated cyber threats’ in the healthcare sector. ‘Brace for the Breach’, showed a growing trend in decentralised cyber attacks and nation state cyber attacks on hospitals  in addition to a movement towards c rypto jacking replacing ransomware.   In part 1 of a 2-part... 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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Persistent Organ Failure Before Death in Patients with Severe Sepsis

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Implementing good staff assessments in the medical imaging department...

Prof. Dr. Josep Manel Picas

Hospital Readmissions and Machine Learning

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Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Paediatrics

It is never easy when children are in the hospital. And it is even more...

Prof. Karen Choong

PICU-acquired complications: the new marker of the quality of care

This article describes the rise in PICU-acquired morbidities and its...

 Marianna Keen

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