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Continuous Monitoring Saves $15 billion?

Tools that provide continuous monitoring have the potential to save hospitals $20,000 per bed annually, a report says. Researchers from Harvard... Read more

Gender pay gap

HIT Gender Pay Gap Widens

The gap between men and women’s salaries in healthcare IT has widened in the last ten years according to HIMSS’ data. According to its biennial... Read more

Patient Safety at Risk: Poor IT Security

Until now and 2021, the total market for cybersecurity technology implemented by U.S. hospitals will expand at a compound annual growth rate... Read more

No More Ransom

Recover Data with No Ransom: New Initiative

The Dutch National Police, Europol, Intel Security and Kaspersky Lab have joined forces to launch the initiative No More Ransom (www.nomoreransom.org).... Read more

Emergency

Solution ER Overcrowding: Tele-triage

With unpredictable rises in Emergency Department use, one Florida health system brainstormed to develop a strategy to deal with the unexpected... Read more

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The annual congress of the Health Information Systems Society (HIMSS) pledged that the show must go on while announcing that President Donald Trump will hold an address.   This will be the first address at HIMSS from an incumbent president and looks like a welcome success for a leadership under some pressure. But, in light of the numerous... Read more

  One of the most cost-effective ways to reinvent hospitals will be through information technology. Over the next decade we can give hospitals the equivalent of brains and nervous systems. The fully digitised hospital of the future will become a healing machine, sensitive to the precise needs of each patient, seamlessly supporting human caregivers... Read more

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

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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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