Healthcare IT
ECRI

ECRI 10 Deadly Health Tech Threats, 2017

ECRI Institute has released its 2017 list of the top technology hazards in healthcare with mismanagement of medical device software coming... Read more

salary

HIT Pros: Should Your Salary Be Higher?

    A new survey shows that in spite of almost guaranteed annual pay increases, health IT staff still expect higher salaries and the gender... Read more

HIT Spending to Grow

A new survey shows that healthcare Chief information officers (CIOs) said they’re more likely to increase their 2017 budgets than IT professionals... Read more

M&A

HIT M&A Activity Slowing Down?

  Healthcare tech merger and acquisition activity along with general healthcare was down in the third quarter of 2016 says Healthcare IT News.... Read more

Cybersecurity

HIT Highest Cyber Attacks: How to Prepare

  According to a report on Health Data Management the 2016 IBM X-Force Cyber Security Intelligence Index , the healthcare sector has... 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 Caterina Corbascio

Mental Health Services Challenged by COVID-19 - Analysis of a Selected Area in Northern Italy

An overview of the consequences of neglecting mental health and a case...

Dr John Joseph (JJ) Coughlan

Delivering Acute Cardiac Care During a Pandemic: Seeds of Opportunity Within a Crisis

In this article, we discuss some of the potential opportunities for...

 Shirley Cramer

Creating Stronger Bonds Between Health Managers And Clinicians

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The Care Continuum

Thinking Digitally IT is critical to the way Philips designs, develops...

 Adam Layland

Appraisals in Healthcare: Are Traditional Performance Appraisals Suitable for Healthcare Workers?

Further work is required in healthcare settings to create productive...

 Kevin McQueen

Analytics in the real world: How one radiology practice is helping patients get an MR exam, faster

Combining applied intelligence, analytics and technologies enabled a...

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