Healthcare IT

Ransomware on the Rise; EHRs Prime Targets

Cyberattacks on hospital IT systems are likely to continue, with security experts warning that 2017 could be even worse than last year... Read more

ECRI: Top 10 Healthcare Innovations for 2017

New technologies are made available with a view to improving patient care as well as reducing costs. For healthcare executives, deciding... Read more

mHealth

New Alliance Aims to Improve mHealth App Use

Mobile health apps and devices (e.g., wearables) are useful tools for people to take control over their own health and wellness. As more of... Read more

Survey: Widening IT Divide in Healthcare

Despite the proliferation of high-tech medical gadgets and systems, a new U.S.-wide survey finds the digital divide is growing wider.... Read more

HIMSS Women in IT Awards

In recognition of women "who have made a difference" in health IT, the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has announced... Read more

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In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For this month, I have invited Mr Giorgio Cangioli to co-author a brief article on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), as hospitals and their interconnections are a critical asset and next... Read more

It’s time to address the Amazon in the room Anyone who has been to the future can predict what Amazon will do next. However, to the skilled observer, all the pieces are laid out—the elements are on the table. It will simply be a connect-the-dots moment to realise the big bang that we are about to experience. For the last 25 years,... Read more

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 April 2021, I have invited João Santinha to co-author a brief article on ‘AI, Medical Liability, in a "Moving" Image’. We dive into the December 2020 topic and focus on the medical liability... 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

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Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

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The effects of COVID-19 have been manifold but one of the areas which...

 Boyd Stewart

Revenue Cycle Management

Summary: With the push to do more with less in healthcare, a majority...

Prof. Xavier Capdevila

Pain management through multimodal analgesia in the ICU

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Screening with Breast Tomosynthesis : An Emerging Reality

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 Frank Roebroek

Early Human Resources Involvement In M&A Essential For Success

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