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Code-A-Thon for Blockchain in Healthcare

The Chamber of Digital Commerce is co-hosting the “Blockchain in Healthcare Code-A-Thon” in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health... Read more

Threefold Increase in Wearable Device Market by 2021

The global wearable devices market is expected to be worth almost $6 billion by 2021, or nearly triple its value in 2016 (over $2 billion),... Read more

PCHA-IHE Initiatives to Improve Info Exchange

Two healthcare IT groups will further their collaboration this year to improve ways that IT systems share health information. The Personal... Read more

Copy-Paste Use in EHRs: Safety Issues

The use of copy and paste functionality in electronic health records (EHRs) has introduced "unintended safety-related issues into the clinical... Read more

Finding Skilled IT Professionals a Challenge, CIOs Say

While U.S. chief information officers (CIOs) have plans of expanding their technology teams in the first half of 2017, difficulty in finding... Read more

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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 January 2021, I look onto liability issues of artificial intelligence (AI) use in hospitals; next month we will explore why a ‘Societal Health’ perspective is key in the maturation and resilience... Read more

In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For the month of December 2020, I have invited Dr Paula Amorim to co-author this inaugural column. She will share her view on ‘the challenges and opportunities of integrating telerehabilitation in rehabilitation... Read more

Almost overnight businesses across the globe had to rethink their operations, as COVID-19 caused profound disruption; across communities, how we engage, the way we work, our healthcare systems, our economy…  The rapidly changing environment has been a catalyst for change as it transformed the global health community’s acceptance and use of... 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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 Kohei Kurihara

Can Blockchain change the healthcare ecosystem?

Discovering the potential of Blockchain development; pursuing advantages...

 Sarah Moorhead

Finance, Skills Gap, Governance: Addressing CIO Challenges

Summary: With finance, skills and strategy all obstacles for the healthcare...

Prof. Bin Du

Intensive Care in China

Medicine in mainland China has progressed rapidly during the past 20...

Prof. Lorenzo Bonomo

Professor Lorenzo Bonomo, ESR President

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Update on Intra-Abdominal Hypertension

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 Tobias Silberzahn

Remote Patient Monitoring for Safe and Effective Management of COVID-19 Patients

Remote patient monitoring (RPM) and the role it can play in the early...

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