Healthcare IT

Precision Medicine - Key Challenges

Evolving technology is seen paving the way for wider use of precision medicine in patient care. Further, more cost-effective gene sequencing... Read more

Timely Reporting of Health Data Breaches

Healthcare organisations in the U.S. are responding to federal enforcement by reporting data breaches within 60 days of discovery, according... Read more

Hospital Fined $387,000 for HIPAA Violation

Unlawful disclosure of protected health information (PHI) has cost a New York City hospital a $387,000 settlement with the U.S. Department of... Read more

Mining EHR Data for Improved Outcomes

Increasing use of EHRs makes them a valuable source of important clinical data. Currently, three large academic medical centres in the U.S.... Read more

ECRI Institute Issues Free Public Resource to Protect Hospitals from Ransomware Attacks

ECRI Institute Issues Free Public Resource to Protect Hospitals from Ransomware Attacks

New guidance gives do’s and don’ts for protecting medical devices from becoming compromised Ransomware is a form of computer malware that... Read more

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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

Important response to COVID-19 The thought of returning to pre-COVID conditions is on everyone’s mind. This includes business owners who have been hard hit by the pandemic. However, they have also pivoted and acclimatised well during this period.   They have been able to do so through, among other things, digital marketing. The... 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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Prof. Dr. med. Mathias Goyen

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to Elevate Narrative-Based Medicine

Which clinical specialty will be most disrupted by Artificial Intelligence?...

Dr. Caroline Hurd

Effective education for palliative care: communication as a procedure

Palliative care for critically ill patients in the intensive care...

Dr. John Prowle

Organ cross-talk in shock and critical illness

Organ cross-talk is a popular mechanism invoked to explain the progressio

Dr. Cristina Petrișor

Immediate-type hypersensitivity reactions in the ICU

For the ICU patient, correct and timely diagnosis of drug hypersensitivity...

Prof. Lluís Donoso-Bach

Care Continuum

The care continuum is well upon us and has become a rapidly evolving concept...

Prof. John (Ioannis) Damilakis

European Diagnostic Reference Levels for Paediatric Imaging

An update on the EC tender project PiDRL Despite a large number of...

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