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Oncology Hashtag Project

Recently, a poster was unveiled at ASCO15 that demonstrated the interest in oncology in the social media - specifically Twitter. Hashtags... Read more

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4 Tech Tools to Improve Patient Care

Technology can be incorporated into healthcare to improve patient care and the principle has been applied by Mount Sinai Health System,... Read more

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Importance of Cross-Platform Communications

With the easy availability of health apps, it has now become possible to monitor one’s steps, heart beat and sleep patterns. However,... Read more

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Vital Connection between Nurses and Smartphones

According to a new survey by InCrowd, a Boston-based market intelligence firm, nurses rely more than ever on smartphones for clinical care.... Read more

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MedTech Day

This year’s MedTech Day was opened with the statement “Nature didn’t intend for us to live so long.” Alex Dommann, a member of Empa's management... Read more

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We are getting used to hear that all sorts of technological innovations will help men and women live almost eternally without suffering: magic seeds, like the beans in the fairy tale, that grow without water and with therapeutic properties; colour pills that will extend our lives beyond 200 years; gene therapies that will eliminate cancer; brain... Read more

Politician Aneurin Bevan, the founder of the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK, famously asserted at the service’s birth in 1948, “If a hospital bedpan is dropped in a hospital corridor in Tredegar, the reverberations should echo around Whitehall.” Southeast Wales is less than 260 miles from London; it would have to be one very noisy reverberation... Read more

What could the new data protection law mean for health sector leaders? The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on 25 May 2018, replacing the 1995 Data Protection Directive. Directly binding and applicable in all EU states, the GDPR aims to protect the data and privacy of the European population by giving... 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. Pierre-Michael Meier

Deconstruction of business processes to disruption of business models

How healthcare IT can impact business models.  What is the potential...

Prof. Elizabeth Olmsted Teisberg PhD

Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery

Around the world, value-based care delivery is gaining adherents (New...

Prof. Timo Strandberg

Fostering Geriatric Medicine in Europe

People are living longer, partly due to advances in medicine. On the...

 Christopher Schuppert

Big data for deep learning in radiology: population-based imaging

How artificial intelligence is about to transform radiological research...

 Beth Boynton RN, MS

Beth Boynton

Confident Voices in Health Care Boston, USA Medical improv...

 Rui Pedro Almeida MSc

Effects of an internal and participatory intervention

Improving the radiological image   Prof. Rui Almeida gives an...

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