Healthcare IT

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

FDA Guidance for Mobile Devices

Amid criticism that it was not doing enough to address the cyber vulnerabilities in medical devices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... Read more

HIT security and cybercrimimals

Biggest Health Data Hacks of 2016

  Cybercriminals were able to break into records of nine providers and a business associate in 2016. The number of records accessed was down... Read more

Hiring Top HIT staff

Tips for Hiring Top HIT Staff

  Hospitals do what they can to recruit the best doctors and nurses. However, it's just as important to attract the right people to take care... 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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Dr. Erik Ranschaert

Game-Changing Meeting of Minds: Radiology and Imaging Informatics

A visionary radiologist explains how the European Society of Medical...

 Samna Ghani

The future of healthcare: Turning challenges into opportunities

Providing value-based care will be one of the driving forces in the...

 Joan Guanyabens

Patient Trust Needed for Healthcare Data Success

Summary: Health data holds the promise of healing a plethora of healthcare...

 Girendra Sadera

A Librarian in the Critical Care Team

Knowledge about current research evidence is required by clinicians in...

 Kaela Miller

Breast Cancer Screening After Male-to-Female Transition in Transgender Women

Despite the lack of general consensus about the optimal breast cancer...

Prof. Arch. Simona Agger Ganassi

From Globalisation to a Health Supportive Global Planet

We are still in the middle of a dramatic experience. Will the pandemic’s...

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