Healthcare IT

Twitter Can Help Predict ER Visits

Twitter can be a useful tool for hospitals, according to University of Arizona researchers who observed how asthma-related tweets, analysed alongside... Read more

Poor EHR Data Integrity Threatens Patient Safety

The second annual report by the ECRI Institute identifies EHR data integrity near the top of its list of patient safety hazards in hospitals.... Read more

Software Improves Accuracy of Spinal Surgery

A software program that can be easily integrated with current procedures allows surgeons to better distinguish between vertebrae during spinal... Read more

Natural Language Processing Accurately Tracks Clinical Quality

Hospital systems interested in mining text documents for medical knowledge that can improve the quality of care should consider using natural... Read more

IT Innovations for Enhanced Care

The proper collection, management and utilisation of health information play a critical role in modern healthcare. Electronic health records... 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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Prof. Stephen Baker

Radiology At the Crossroads

Radiology is now at a crossroads. Let us expand the ‏metaphor. If...

 Rowland Illing DM MRCS FRCR

The Inevitable Rise of Outpatient Imaging Centres

Countries around the world have different relationships to advanced ‏...

Prof. John Rogers

Game-changing skin-like electronics for stroke patients

Enabling continual monitoring and personalised care  An innovative...

Prof. Davide Caramella MD

Radiation Dose: Communicating With Patients

Key Points • Radiology departments need to communicate with patients...

Prof. Peter Pronovost MD, PhD, FCCM

Embracing Safety as a Science: We Need to Tell New Stories

Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM, is Director, Armstrong Institute for...

Dr. Kaushik Bhowmick

Training the Intensivists of the Future

West Suffolk Hospital is a district general hospital located in a 19-hectare...

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