Healthcare IT

Bio-sensing Technology Gives Patients the Power

Two new bio-sensing technologies were presented at Elsevier’s 4th International Conference on Bio-Sensing Technology in Lisbon, Portugal. These... Read more

2015 Healthcare IT Survey

Survey: Increasing Use of Health IT Among Doctors

Physicians have become more proficient with electronic health records (EHRs) and are increasingly using healthcare IT functions that help them... Read more

The APPRAISE system

Improving Treatment of Life-Threatening Bleeding

U.S. researchers have successfully field tested a system that analysed patient vital signs during emergency transport, finding that it could... Read more

Computerised clinical decision support

Multiple Perspectives on Decision Support

Computerised clinical decision support (CDS) has been shown to improve healthcare processes and outcomes in a number of studies, although its... Read more

Is 3D Bioprinting Finally Here?

Researchers at Michigan Technological University have acquired a new 3D bioprinter and are hoping to use it to make synthesised nerve tissue.... Read more

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Major healthcare IT vendor Orion Health is amongst the first suppliers accredited by NHS Digital to use a new NHS messaging service ('MESH') to exchange information between health and care systems. Orion Health’s accreditation means that NHS organisations that use its Rhapsody™ Integration Engine can exchange information with other organisations using... Read more

Predictive maintenance techniques have been introduced in several industries to help determine the condition of equipment that is already in use to predict when maintenance should be carried out. This approach promises cost savings over routine, regular preventive maintenance, because tasks are performed only when necessary, rather than because the... Read more

In today's medical establishments there are several ad-hoc, but often insecure, approaches to taking photos of patient's ailments in common use, making use of either phone or camera hardware. Most doctors wish to attach the resulting photos to their EHR (Electronic Health Record) systems, and be able to access them again quickly on-screen for a given... 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.” 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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Dr. Christopher Cotton

Transforming Commissioning to Do More With Less: Making Taxpayers’ Money Go Further

How can health and social care commissioners in England reinvent the tools...

 Nancy M. Cappello

Exchanging 'mammography' screening with 'breast cancer' screening

No refunds or returns for advanced diseaseWithout a shift to a personalised...

Dr. Kevin Fitzpatrick OBE

Benelux: Focus on Euthanasia

In Europe, euthanasia, the act of assisting with the death of a person...

Prof. Andreas Valentin MD, MBA

Safe Transport of Critically Ill Patients

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

Prof. Em. Heung Bong Cha

Guest Editorial

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 Sherry R. Polhill

Lab automisation opens new revenue doors

How can lab automisation improve analysis services and open doors for new...

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