Healthcare IT

Will AI take healthcare jobs?

Many workers fear that the growing adoption of artificial intelligence may force them out of their jobs. However, instead of destroying jobs,... Read more

Medical device risk management

These days the use of many medical devices requires them to connect or interact with other devices or IT systems. That's why the U.S. Food and... Read more

New ransomware threats

Hackers and cybercriminals always try to outsmart their targets. The best way to keep your organisation safe is to stay one step ahead of these... Read more

Cybersecurity Report: New Threats

HIMSS Director of Privacy and Security Lee Kim's latest monthly report on cybersecurity features a very interesting finding, and email users... Read more

Telehealth Fills Harvey Gap

Medical services in southeastern Texas have been heavily disrupted by Hurricane Harvey. Houston area residents find it difficult to get essential... 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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 Lucie Robson

Big Drama in IT Security

Recent Hospital Virus Attacks Trigger Call to Redefine IT Security...

Prof. Stephen Baker
Prof. Pierre Albaladejo

Treatment of bleeding patients during therapy with direct oral anticoagulants

Results from the French registry: GIHP-NACO  Presents results...

Dr. Renske Wiersema

Clinical assessment of critically ill patients by whole-body ultrasonography

In this article we focus on the evidence of whole-body ultrasonography...

Dr. Claire Thomas

The Accelerate Pheno™ system in clinical practice: fast and accurate turnaround for critical results

Our clinical experiences of using the Accelerate Pheno™ system have...

Prof. Bernd Hamm

Professor Bernd Hamm, ECR President

1. What are your key areas of interest and research? Supporting and...

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