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Slipping Through the Net: Catching EHR Medication Errors

If medication is mis-administered it could cause severe harm to a patient – or even death. The route that many hospitals take to avoid errors... Read more

Healthcare Fraud

Big Data: Tackling Healthcare FWA

A report in RevCycle Intelligence has likened hunting down healthcare fraud, waste and abuse (FWA) to submarine warfare in the sense that,... Read more

eHealth Week

eHealth Week 2016 Speakers Announced

The Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, the European Commission and HIMSS Europe announced the first confirmed speakers who will... Read more

HIMSS

Ransomware Attacks Hit Three Quarters of Hospitals - Without Them Knowing

Research has shown that as many as 75 percent of hospitals in the U.S. could have been victims of a ransomware attack over the last year with... Read more

Cybersecurity

Departmental Reorganisation for Better IT Security

As part of a drive to bolster IT security, The Henry Ford Health System is taking important steps in the positioning of its departments.... Read more

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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

  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

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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

 Alexandre Lourenço

COVID-19: Unforeseen and Unpredictable Pandemic

Summary: The COVID-19 crisis has uncovered a plethora of issues with...

 Jos Vanlanduyt

Patient Safety & Risk Management

In recent years patient safety and risk management have ‏become important...

 Marina Handel

Fibre-based soft tissue reconstruction

Solutions for challenging reconstruction of subcutaneous adipose tissue...

Dr. Amir Abbas Mahabadi

Global COVID-19 Pandemic - Compelling Effects on Cardiovascular Medicine

Summary: Quarantining and public interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic...

 Sam Baker

Providing Alternative Outpatient Delivery Channels

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated implementation of key digitalisation...

Prof. Armand Girbes MD, PhD, EDIC

The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols, checklists has emerged, ‏which...

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