Healthcare IT

Boost to England's health cyber security following £150 investment

£150 million will be spent on NHS cyber security over the next three years¸ reducing the impact of an attack, announced t he Department... Read more

Google and Fitbit collaborate on tech and wearables

Fitness wearables and apps help patients to take a more active role in their wellness and chronic disease management. While data from wearables... Read more

Tech and the genome sequence: the story so far

It took about 10 years to complete the first-ever full human genome sequence – at a hefty cost of $3bn (£2.2bn). With advances in technology... Read more

How to turn around failing EHRs

Electronic health records were supposed to cut medical costs by driving down administrative expenses. However, despite a wider adoption of EHRs,... Read more

Blockchain healthcare IT set for huge growth by 2025

The need to improve interoperability and security of the healthcare information systems is a major factor for the growing adoption of blockchain... Read more

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We are getting used to hear that all sorts of technological innovations will help men and women live almost eternally without suffering: magic seeds, like the beans in the fairy tale, that grow without water and with therapeutic properties; colour pills that will extend our lives beyond 200 years; gene therapies that will eliminate cancer; brain... Read more

Politician Aneurin Bevan, the founder of the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK, famously asserted at the service’s birth in 1948, “If a hospital bedpan is dropped in a hospital corridor in Tredegar, the reverberations should echo around Whitehall.” Southeast Wales is less than 260 miles from London; it would have to be one very noisy reverberation... Read more

What could the new data protection law mean for health sector leaders? The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on 25 May 2018, replacing the 1995 Data Protection Directive. Directly binding and applicable in all EU states, the GDPR aims to protect the data and privacy of the European population by giving... Read more

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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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Editorial

A warm welcome to Brussels for the 35th International Symposium on...

 Joelle Mumley

Africa leading way in healthcare tech: the continent is ahead of the game in cutting-edge drone use

The African healthcare context is uniquely placed to adopt and benefit...

 Nancy Cappello

Exchanging 'mammography' screening with 'breast cancer' screening

No refunds or returns for advanced disease Without a shift to a...

Dr. Shashank Patil MBBS, MRCSEd, FCEM

POCTED: Use of Point of Care Test Devices in Emergency Department

Use of point-of-care test devices in the emergency department has ‏shown...

Prof. Timo Strandberg

Fostering Geriatric Medicine in Europe

People are living longer, partly due to advances in medicine. On the...

 Alika LaFontaine

One Nation, Two Healthcare Systems

The Canadian medical system has integrated several paradigm-shifting...

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