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Staff Download Malware Every Four Seconds

A leading IT security company has found that there has been a 282 percent leap in costs related to healthcare breaches since last year.  ... Read more

Europol Cybercrime Report Published

Europol published its much – anticipated annual Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) report on Wednesday providing a frontline... Read more

Fee Models Desperately Need Improvement for Telehealth Care

Leading telehealth provider, the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) has said that as healthcare moves towards value-based care,... Read more

Cybersecurity

Healthcare Cybersecurity: Integrate or Fail

A standards body has said that in order for healthcare IT security to succeed it has to align with the overall activities of an organisation... Read more

Visual Hacking Threats: Expert Tips for Healthcare

The HIPAA does not stipulate the need to train employees to protect against the visual hacking but healthcare CISOs and CIOs should not let this... Read more

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In this space I explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For the month of January 2021, I look onto liability issues of artificial intelligence (AI) use in hospitals; next month we will explore why a ‘Societal Health’ perspective is key in the maturation and resilience... Read more

In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For the month of December 2020, I have invited Dr Paula Amorim to co-author this inaugural column. She will share her view on ‘the challenges and opportunities of integrating telerehabilitation in rehabilitation... Read more

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

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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

 Peter Dierickx

The Inner Workings of a ‘Smart’ Hospital

Summary: For the last five years, a Belgian hospital has been searching...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Paediatrics

It is never easy when children are in the hospital. And it is even more...

Prof. Koen Kas

How the simple ingredient of delight can transform healthcare

A small dose of ‘magic’ in the healthcare setting can lead to a more...

Prof. Johan G. (Hans) Blickman

Prof. Hans Blickman

Prof. Blickman is Vice Chair, Department of Imaging Sciences at the University...

 Phil Weihser

Redesigning Emergency Ambulatory Care with Point-of-Care Testing: Reduced Costs and Length of Stay

Many patients presenting to the hospital ‏emergency department do not...

 Joe Van De Graaff

Is Blockchain impacting the healthcare arena?

The Blockchain race in healthcare has yet to begin Supporters say...

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