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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

Pingmd - Improving Care Coordination and Communication

Clinicians at the Children's Hospital of Orange County, California have adapted a mobile platform that enables them to send notices to parents... Read more

EHR Implementation: Role of 'Super Users'

Electronic health records (EHRs) are designed to improve patient safety and quality of care, but the intended benefits of EHRs are not always... Read more

3D Printed Bone Grafts

A team of college students is working on a way to 3D print bone grafts that will mimic the complex, porous architecture of the skeleton down... Read more

Twitter Can Help Predict ER Visits

Twitter can be a useful tool for hospitals, according to University of Arizona researchers who observed how asthma-related tweets, analysed alongside... Read more

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Driving the change in cancer treatment An overview of targeted cancer therapies that change or block the effects of cancer cells. Top target treatments work by targeting the cancer’s specific genes, proteins, or the tissue environment that contributes to cancer growth and survival. These genes and pro- teins are found in cancer... Read more

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

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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

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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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