Healthcare IT

Soft Robotics Lend a ‘Hand’ To Surgery, Drug Delivery

A tiny robotic ‘hand’ made from flexible, partially biodegradable material could assist physicians with remotely guided surgery, and eventually... Read more

XPRIZE Competition Seeks Real-World Tricorders For Innovative Diagnostics

UC San Diego’s Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) has been named the official testing site for Qualcomm Foundation’s Tricorder... Read more

Smartphone App Screens Breath for Disease Detection

Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology are working on a project which will enable smartphones to screen exhaled breath for... Read more

Web-Connected Pacemakers: The Next Step In Remote Patient Monitoring

An efficient new security protocol for the wireless transmission of data from medical devices has been developed by researchers at the UPV/EHU-University... Read more

Twitter Language Predicts Community Heart Health

The dynamic relationship between healthcare and social media may soon emphasise the ways in which social media tools track psychological measures... 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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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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