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Healthmanagement.org on the Ground at eHealth Week, Riga – Day One

eHealth is designated as one of Europe’s six “lead markets” for innovation in Europe. Taking place during the Latvian Presidency of the Council... Read more

Researchers hack a telerobot to reveal security flaws

How Safe is That Robot Doing Your Surgery?

Researchers at University of Washington have conducted a series of experiments revealing vulnerabilities of next generation teleoperated surgical... Read more

Cleveland Clinic to Make Analytics Available on Apervita

Cleveland Clinic in the U.S. is the latest health care organisation to make its analytic algorithms available on Apervita. This will enable... Read more

Electronic Health Records May Not Improve Outcomes in Ischaemic Stroke Patients

Do EHRs Impact Ischaemic Stroke Patient Outcomes?

Electronic health records (EHRs) may be important to have a more high-tech and transparent healthcare system, but new research reveals that using... Read more

UH researchers create lens to transform smartphone into microscope

Special Lens Turns Smartphone into Microscope

University of Houston researchers have found an easy (and inexpensive) way to transform a smartphone into a microscope: an optical lens made... Read more

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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

The importance of getting access management right cannot be overstated. You need to make sure that anybody accessing your systems – and the data within – is exactly who they say they are.   This is especially important when dealing with  healthcare professionals  who have access to vast amounts of sensitive medical data. Most compliance... Read more

  Blockchain is more than just a technology that allows us to do what we already do better, faster and cheaper. This peer-to-peer new technology has the potential to create a more inclusive economy, where patients can benefit from health data ownership. If you take the attributes of censorship and collusion resistance and translate them into... 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

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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

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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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 Kristin Baird

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 Sharmila Chowdhury

Why I became a radiology whistleblower

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Introduction to multiple organ support

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Dr. Marck Haerkens MD

Implementation Challenges of Crew Resource Management

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 Sharon Klein

Is blockchain technology the solution to healthcare’s data woes?

In healthcare, blockchain is widely regarded as technology that will...

Dr. David Hirschorn MD

Enterprise Viewers: Key Pointers

Top tips for selecting and implementing an enterprise viewer to allow...

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