Healthcare IT
Olympics

Rio Olympics: First Interoperable EHR Implementation

The Rio Olympics were something of a landmark for EHR implementation with sponsor GE Healthcare providing a fully interoperable system amongst... Read more

Telehealth

$6 million to Improve Rural Healthcare Telehealth

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $6 million to telehealth projects in rural communities to improve access... Read more

Infosecinstitute

Cyberhygiene Best Remedy Against Healthcare Hacking

There are two simple preventive measures that a public or private enterprise must put into place to stop cybercriminals says Europol; practice... Read more

Patient

Continuous Monitoring Saves $15 billion?

Tools that provide continuous monitoring have the potential to save hospitals $20,000 per bed annually, a report says. Researchers from Harvard... Read more

Gender pay gap

HIT Gender Pay Gap Widens

The gap between men and women’s salaries in healthcare IT has widened in the last ten years according to HIMSS’ data. According to its biennial... Read more

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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

Important response to COVID-19 The thought of returning to pre-COVID conditions is on everyone’s mind. This includes business owners who have been hard hit by the pandemic. However, they have also pivoted and acclimatised well during this period.   They have been able to do so through, among other things, digital marketing. The... 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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Prof. Andrew Walton

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 Christian Norris

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Prof. Jonathan McNulty

Fostering clinical research in imaging departments

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