Healthcare IT
Richelle Koopman, MD, MU School of Medicine

EHR Clinic Notes Need Redesign

Electronic health record documentation tools, including the clinic note that recaps a patient's medical history, should be redesigned to better... Read more

Mayo Clinic-Hootsuite educational collaboration

Mayo Clinic and Hootsuite: Staff Social Media Training

Mayo Clinic has partnered with Hootsuite to expand the healthcare group's social media education programme. Through this partnership, the two... Read more

data security

Only Half of Healthcare Leaders Feel Cyberattack Protected

Eighty-one percent of healthcare executives say their information technology has been compromised by cyberattacks during the past two years,... Read more

a policy management system improves compliance

Can Software Improve Compliance?

Healthcare providers deal with numerous requirements from different regulatory bodies, and having a policy management system can help them stay... Read more

online second opinion services on the rise

Growth in Online Second Opinion Services

Studies have shown that, overall, about 20 percent of patients seek second medical opinions; in specialties such as oncology, the rate is more... Read more

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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

Driving the change in cancer treatment An overview of targeted cancer therapies that change or block the effects of cancer cells. Top target treatments work by targeting the cancer’s specific genes, proteins, or the tissue environment that contributes to cancer growth and survival. These genes and pro- teins are found in cancer... Read more

A recent report from advisory BDO has highlighted ‘the most underrated cyber threats’ in the healthcare sector. ‘Brace for the Breach’, showed a growing trend in decentralised cyber attacks and nation state cyber attacks on hospitals  in addition to a movement towards c rypto jacking replacing ransomware.   In part 1 of a 2-part... 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

Dr. Jean-Charles Preiser MD, PhD

Water Administration in the ICU

The management of fluids in critically ill patients is a continuing challenge....

 Nicola Bedlington

EPF: Patient Empowerment Campaign

As European health services face an ageing population and an increase...

 Emma Sutcliffe

Measuring Patient Engagement

Why and how we need to assess patient centricity. Focusing on the...

Dr. Lamia Ouanes-Besbes MD

Intensive Care in Tunisia

According to the World Bank classification, Tunisia is considered a lower...

 Catherine White

Don't Forget to Ask! The Patient and Relative Perspective

There has been good progress in the last decade to ensure that the patient...

Asst. Prof. Stuart McGrane

Acute Brain Dysfunction During Critical Illness

Delirium (acute brain dysfunction) can be a complication of critical...

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