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HIMSS: 87% of Providers Invest in Data Protection vs. New Threats

Healthcare providers take the issue of cybersecurity seriously, and most of them (87 percent) have implemented new technology and personnel to... Read more

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Use of Email and Facebook for Patient-Doctor Communication

Despite recommendations from some hospitals and professional organisations to limit email contact with patients and avoid friending them on the... Read more

information technology in healthcare

5 IT Terms Hospital CEOs Should Know

Healthcare is one area where technology has made a huge impact. New medical devices, medicines and treatments that improve patient care are created... Read more

Dr. E. Ray Dorsey of URMC

A First with Telehealth and Parkinson's Disease

Mobile apps targeted at patients with Parkinson's disease are being tested by researchers from the Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics... Read more

getmyhealthdata.org

July 4: Data Independence Day

This year's Fourth of July celebration has taken on a new meaning for supporters of the "Get My Health Data" movement, which is pushing for better... Read more

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We are getting used to hear that all sorts of technological innovations will help men and women live almost eternally without suffering: magic seeds, like the beans in the fairy tale, that grow without water and with therapeutic properties; colour pills that will extend our lives beyond 200 years; gene therapies that will eliminate cancer; brain... Read more

Politician Aneurin Bevan, the founder of the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK, famously asserted at the service’s birth in 1948, “If a hospital bedpan is dropped in a hospital corridor in Tredegar, the reverberations should echo around Whitehall.” Southeast Wales is less than 260 miles from London; it would have to be one very noisy reverberation... Read more

What could the new data protection law mean for health sector leaders? The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on 25 May 2018, replacing the 1995 Data Protection Directive. Directly binding and applicable in all EU states, the GDPR aims to protect the data and privacy of the European population by giving... 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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Turning burnout into bright futures

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 David Farbrother

Healthcare Business International 2018: The new global healthcare landscape

The new global healthcare landscape   HBI 2018 focused on problems...

Prof. Gian Maria Rossolini

The Impact of Fast MIC Evaluation on Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Case Report

Dealing with Antimicrobial Resistance   Recently antibiotic res...

Prof. J. Warren Salmon PhD

U.S. Healthcare to be Trumped UP!

(even more so than under Obamacare) Now approaching 20% of gross domestic...

Prof. Andreas Valentin MD, MBA

Safe Transport of Critically Ill Patients

The transport of critically ill patients for diagnostic or therapeutic...

Dr. Jackie McRae PhD

The role of speech and language therapy in critical care

The role of speech and language therapists (SLTs) in critical care can...

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