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HIT Disconnect Heading for Failure

A trio of health and technology experts have said that the gulf between developers of health IT tools and the staff who use them is an obstruction... Read more

Sue Murphy, RN, chief experience and innovation officer, patient experience and engagement program, at The University of Chicago Medicine

Population Health Requires Engagement of C-suite, Patients

Population health requires buy-in from senior administrators and acceptance from patients. The University of Chicago Medicine has been quite... Read more

Comparing Countries' Approach to HIT

Researchers from Finland, U.S, France and beyond created a pilot of four clusters of indicators to compare Health IT across 38 countries..... Read more

EHRs

Prescription for ER Overuse: Engage Patients in EHR Use

A marketing campaign is credited with driving patient awareness about how they can interact with EHRs, health data and patient portals in... Read more

EHRs

Doctors Pinpoint EHR Frustrations

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has highlighted the features of EHRs that frustrate doctors so much. It... Read more

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Almost overnight businesses across the globe had to rethink their operations, as COVID-19 caused profound disruption; across communities, how we engage, the way we work, our healthcare systems, our economy…  The rapidly changing environment has been a catalyst for change as it transformed the global health community’s acceptance and use of... Read more

The novel coronavirus pandemic continues to spread like wildfire in the U.S., causing panic and chaos among hardest-hit communities. While everyone - individuals, families, businesses, and the government - are busy trying to contain the virus, opportunistic criminals have come out to wreak havoc on an already stressful situation. Scammers prey on... Read more

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

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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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 Christina Athanasopoulou

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Prof. Dr. med. Mathias Goyen

Can machines behave morally enough for healthcare?

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Dr. Tom Schepens

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 Thomas Schulz

Meeting the Access Control Challenge in Hospitals

Securing a hospital round the clock is a tough job. But a rapidly maturing...

Dr Astrid van der Velde

Innovating in Healthcare: Hospital Admissions at Home

Today’s hospitals are not yet the hospitals of the future. Emerging...

Dr. Roberto Traducci

Patient Access to Diagnostic Data: Satisfied Patients and Financial Savings

Dr. Roberto Tarducci, Chief of the Medical Physics Dept, Santa Maria...

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