Healthcare IT

AI and the Patient

Artificial intelligence technology is evolving quickly. An increasing number of hospitals now use AI and machine learning for more efficient... Read more

'Genome Cloaking' Protects Patient Data

A new technique known as "genome cloaking", developed by Stanford University researchers, ensures only patients have access to their complete... Read more

Which 2 Pieces of Health Technology are Essential for the CISO’s Arsenal?

Artificial intelligence means using computers and tools to do something that humans do. Machine learning is a subset of overall AI that recognises... Read more

Dedicated CISO: Worth It?

More than half (60 percent) of healthcare organisations employ a senior executive that oversees cybersecurity, such as a chief information... Read more

Cyber Attack Insurance: The Facts

Even with more resources invested to boost cybersecurity, hospitals are not immune to costly cyberattacks. And as cyber threats increase in... Read more

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Why all health organisations need them, how can you become one, and why now?   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 March 2021, I choose to discuss education for Digital Health in a brief article ‘Why all healthcare... Read more

Dr Rafael Grossmann, MD, FACS , is a practicing surgeon in the USA as well as a global speaker, healthcare and education technologist and futurist. Originally from Venezuela, he did his surgery residency in Ann Arbor, MI, USA, and developed as a General, Trauma, Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic surgeon; he now practices in Maine, USA. His... Read more

The costs of loneliness, and telepresence as a social snack   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 February 2021, I have invited Prof. Luisa Lima to co-author a brief article on ‘The costs of loneliness and... 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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 Annick Ducher

The Role of EIT Health in Training the European Health Workforce

Summary: EIT Health, a network organisation supported by the European...

Prof. Arch. Simona Agger Ganassi

Heat Waves: a climate change challenge to hospitals’ resilience

The scientifically based forecast of more frequent devastating natural...

 Philipp Schuetz

The Role of Procalcitonin for Risk Assessment and Treatment of COVID-19 Patients

Procalcitonin is widely used to assess the risk of bacterial infection...

Dr. Megan Hosey

Animal-assisted activity in the intensive care unit

Outlines some basic considerations for ICU providers interested in incorporati

Dr. Darryl Abrams

Introduction to multiple organ support

There is a renewed interest in novel extracorporeal technologies as...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

The Brain

Treatment of neurological illnesses and complications in the intensive...

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