Healthcare IT

Common cybersecurity weak spots and how to tackle them

Maintaining the safety and protection of IT systems that keep important health information requires discipline. This is especially true in this... Read more

ehi AWARDS 2017: 'healthcare industry leader' to be named

Five individuals are vying for a new award, "the healthcare industry leader", which is part of the ehi AWARDS 2017. The new award recognises... Read more

Increasing importance of EHR-related risk-mitigation strategies

A new report from The Doctors Company, a physician-owned malpractice insurer, shows a significant increase in malpractice claims for errors... Read more

AI tools: where to begin?

Amidst growing popularity of artificial intelligence-based technology in healthcare, two experts share insights that are valuable particularly... Read more

What will the hospital of the future look like?

What will the hospital of the future be like? According to experts, the digitalised hospital of the future will have a clinical command centre... Read more

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In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For this month, I have invited Mr Giorgio Cangioli to co-author a brief article on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), as hospitals and their interconnections are a critical asset and next... Read more

It’s time to address the Amazon in the room Anyone who has been to the future can predict what Amazon will do next. However, to the skilled observer, all the pieces are laid out—the elements are on the table. It will simply be a connect-the-dots moment to realise the big bang that we are about to experience. For the last 25 years,... Read more

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 April 2021, I have invited João Santinha to co-author a brief article on ‘AI, Medical Liability, in a "Moving" Image’. We dive into the December 2020 topic and focus on the medical liability... 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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 Anthony Kurec

Trends in Point of Care Testing

Key Points • Point-of-care testing, with the advances in technology...

 Gaynor Whyles

Innovative procurement

Leading to sustainable healthcare solutions   Three pilot studies...

Dr. Gulrukh Zaidi

Point-of care ultrasonography in critical care

A brief overview of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in the ICU:...

Dr. Vittoria Comellini

Respiratory physiotherapy in critically ill patients

Respiratory pathologies are among the most common causes of admission...

Dr. Mena Farag

Prognostication Following Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

This article reviews the current evidence on prognostication after cardiac...

 Alexander Towbin

Social Media Opportunities in Radiology

  Why should radiologists engage in Twitter?   As the t

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