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Flexible Robotic Worm Optimises Surgery

Surgeons may one day be able to remove tumours from within the inner ear in a less invasive fashion — ie, without removing the entire mastoid... Read more

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Wireless Devices Manage Pain Signals

New implantable wireless devices can be used to trigger — and, in theory, block — pain signals in the body and spinal cord before those signals... Read more

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Big Data Cuts Readmissions

Use of big data has helped University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), the second largest integrated payer-provider network in the USA, reduce... Read more

Heartbuds may someday replace the iconic stethoscope

Health Exams Alter With New Device

A new smartphone-based device known as HeartBuds is just as effective as traditional stethoscopes and better than a disposable model in identifying... Read more

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Top 10 List of Health Tech Hazards

Infections from flexible endoscopes, missed alarms, and opioid-related deaths are the top health technology hazards that hospitals and clinicians... Read more

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The annual congress of the Health Information Systems Society (HIMSS) pledged that the show must go on while announcing that President Donald Trump will hold an address.   This will be the first address at HIMSS from an incumbent president and looks like a welcome success for a leadership under some pressure. But, in light of the numerous... Read more

  One of the most cost-effective ways to reinvent hospitals will be through information technology. Over the next decade we can give hospitals the equivalent of brains and nervous systems. The fully digitised hospital of the future will become a healing machine, sensitive to the precise needs of each patient, seamlessly supporting human caregivers... Read more

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

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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

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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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The Care Continuum

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 Anthony Kurec MS, H, MASCP, DLM

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Workforce Planning – Can we Face the Future Without it?

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