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Only Half of Healthcare Leaders Feel Cyberattack Protected

Eighty-one percent of healthcare executives say their information technology has been compromised by cyberattacks during the past two years,... Read more

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Can Software Improve Compliance?

Healthcare providers deal with numerous requirements from different regulatory bodies, and having a policy management system can help them stay... Read more

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Growth in Online Second Opinion Services

Studies have shown that, overall, about 20 percent of patients seek second medical opinions; in specialties such as oncology, the rate is more... Read more

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Can EHR Portals Follow Pet Records Model?

Using health IT systems is one way to enhance patient engagement with their own health and wellness. For example, healthcare providers implement... Read more

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Handheld Device Widens Vital Signs Data Collection

A novel handheld, battery-powered device developed by Johns Hopkins researchers can quickly pick up vital signs from a patient's lips and fingertip.... Read more

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Driving the change in cancer treatment An overview of targeted cancer therapies that change or block the effects of cancer cells. Top target treatments work by targeting the cancer’s specific genes, proteins, or the tissue environment that contributes to cancer growth and survival. These genes and pro- teins are found in cancer... Read more

A recent report from advisory BDO has highlighted ‘the most underrated cyber threats’ in the healthcare sector. ‘Brace for the Breach’, showed a growing trend in decentralised cyber attacks and nation state cyber attacks on hospitals  in addition to a movement towards c rypto jacking replacing ransomware.   In part 1 of a 2-part... Read more

The importance of getting access management right cannot be overstated. You need to make sure that anybody accessing your systems – and the data within – is exactly who they say they are.   This is especially important when dealing with  healthcare professionals  who have access to vast amounts of sensitive medical data. Most compliance... 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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Dr. Kevin Fitzpatrick OBE

Benelux: Focus on Euthanasia

In Europe, euthanasia, the act of assisting with the death of a person...

 Lucie Robson

Big Drama in IT Security

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

 Brenda Wiederhold

Virtual reality clinic: a case study

The growing role of VR in healthcare. How has VR developed and...

Prof. Jeffrey Braithwaite

Guest Editorial

Creating Safer Healthcare Healthcare professionals have long recognised...

Dr. Megan Hosey PhD

Animal-assisted activity in the intensive care unit

Outlines some basic considerations for ICU providers interested in i...

 David Farbrother

Healthcare Business International 2018: The new global healthcare landscape

The new global healthcare landscape   HBI 2018 focused on problems...

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