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ISPOR 20th Annual International Meeting

The State of the Learning Healthcare System

The vision of the “Learning Healthcare System”, established nearly a decade ago, aims to promote a system by which research is integrated rapidly... Read more

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

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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

Machine ethics is a new field of research at the interface of computer science and philosophy that aims to develop moral machines. It's all about creating machines that can make moral decisions based on computer technology. This project is inspired by the latest developments in artificial intelligence. If artificial intelligence (AI) is to be used... Read more

As a result of rapid transformations in information technology, medical research is becoming increasingly data intensive. Imagine a researcher- we’ll call him Walden - who is planning, in the year 2020, to carry out a big data analysis on large amount of personal health data stored in datasets and data repositories located in Europe. Walden comes... 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

From Our Journals

 Giuseppe Lippi

The positives and drawbacks of HTA in laboratory medicine

An overview on the role of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) in healthcare...

Prof. Azriel Perel

Perioperative Goal-Directed Therapy

Some Remaining Questions What is Perioperative Goal-Directed Therapy?...

Prof Jean-Michel Constantin MD, PhD

Early Mobilisation in ICU: From Concept to Reality - Four Steps to Change Patient Outcomes

For years, 28-day survival was the holy grail of ICU physicians. As ICU...

 António Abrantes

Scatter Radiation Exposure During Mobile X-Ray Examinations

The main goal of this research was to quantify scatter radiation exposure...

Dr David Gattas

Conservative Fluid Management In Intensive Care Medicine

Asserting the existence of a state of permanent controversy is a staple...

 Lucy Modra FACEM

Women in Leadership in Intensive Care Medicine

There is a significant gender imbalance in positions of leadership in...

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