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Big Data Reducing Heart Readmissions

University of Washington Tacoma's "big data" experts collaborate with MultiCare Health System and Microsoft to improve outcomes for hospital... Read more

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mHealth No Support for Hearts

The American Heart Association has issued a report highlighting the need for more evaluative studies on the effectiveness of mobile health technologies... Read more

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Web Tools Improve Patient Engagement

New research from Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston, MA) shows that web-based toolkits used by patients and/or their healthcare providers... Read more

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Low Confidence in Interoperability Goals

A study finds that only a small number (17 percent) of healthcare providers are optimistic that the industry will meet the 10-year goal for nationwide... Read more

Gerard Martin, MD, of the American College of Cardiology

American College of Cardiology Aims for PHM

The American College of Cardiology has added population health management (PHM) to its five-year strategic plan, indicating its resolve to further... Read more

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Technology is playing a larger role than ever in healthcare, and with the latest iteration of the NHS’s Long Term plan stating that it intends to integrate technology to previously unprecedented levels, the fact that workforces are still significantly lacking in digital skills is worrying. While admirable steps have been taken in recent years, such... Read more

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

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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

From Our Journals

Dr. Ian A. Weissman

AI is the new reality: the 4th healthcare revolution in medicine

AI: Hype? Rather, augmented intelligence is the fourth healthcare revolution...

Dr. Peter Thorausch

Better outcomes through clinical decision support

How can a clinical decision support system help to achieve measurably...

 Achim Escher

Business Intelligence in Hospital Management

Challenges and Opportunities Using the Example of a Radiology Department...

 John Deverell CBE

Crises in health sector and pharmaceutical companies

A crisis action plan is necessary to avert negative fallout  ...

Assoc. Prof. Carla van Gils

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The first randomised controlled trial (RCT) on MRI and mammography in...

 Judith Girschik

How to Make Sense of Digital Chaos

What it Takes to be a Leader in the Digital Age In a world of fierce...

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