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Lucas Hospital, Germany

Cyber-Attack Protocols A Must As German Hospital Shut Down By Malware

German Hospital shut down by Malware; Reporting Protocols a MUST! A cyber-attack that brought an almost fully paperless hospital in Germany... Read more

MAGICapp

Medical News to the Public Via App

Researchers at the Institute of Health and Society at The University of Oslo are developing an app that can help spread new medical knowledge... Read more

Paperless NHS

Paper-free NHS by 2020

Paper-free NHS by 2020 A review is looking at ways to improve England's National Health Service (NHS) IT, including electronic health records,... Read more

population based care

Population Health Lagging: Confused Implementation Strategy

In the U.S., a national study has found slow progress in implementing population health management even though healthcare providers believe it... Read more

Gender diversity in digital health

Women Lead Top Digital Health Companies, Recruitment Lags

A recent report by Rock Health shows that in the field of digital healthcare, 95 percent of women and 58 percent of men regard gender diversity... Read more

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The annual congress of the Health Information Systems Society (HIMSS) pledged that the show must go on while announcing that President Donald Trump will hold an address.   This will be the first address at HIMSS from an incumbent president and looks like a welcome success for a leadership under some pressure. But, in light of the numerous... Read more

  One of the most cost-effective ways to reinvent hospitals will be through information technology. Over the next decade we can give hospitals the equivalent of brains and nervous systems. The fully digitised hospital of the future will become a healing machine, sensitive to the precise needs of each patient, seamlessly supporting human caregivers... Read more

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

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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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 Dorothy Wade PhD

What Can Psychologists Do in Intensive Care?

As awareness has grown of the great distress intensive care patients may...

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How can radiologists adapt to the knowledge age?

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Knowledge Transfer to Improve Outcomes in Critically Ill Immunocompromised Patients

An overview on sharing information, improving clinician skills, and...

 Diku Mandavia MD, FACEP, FRCPC

Ultrasound-Guided Procedures: Financial and Safety Benefits

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Dr. Panagiota Pietri

Secrets of Longevity The IKARIA Study

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Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Cardiac Arrest

The “chain of survival” metaphor for improving outcomes from sudden cardiac...

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