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IT Management

Wachter: healthcare complexity means lengthy digitisation process inevitable

2018 13 Mar

Healthcare lags behind other industries when it comes to widespread and effective use of digital tools. That's the observation of Robert Wachter, MD, a healthcare leader who has been critical of health IT's shortcomings. In most industries, widespread digitisation takes 10 to 15 years, according to Dr. Wachter, the chair of the University of California,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Prof. Michio Kaku walks audience into a profound future during RSNA session

2017 06 Dec

Thursday afternoon’s plenary session at RSNA 2017 in Chicago last week saw audience members gather for one of the week’s most profound and informative, yet deeply optimistic discussions, where Professor Michio Kaku engaged the audience in an enlightening walk into the future through the eyes of a theoretical physicist.   Titled “The... Read more

IT Management

2017 25 Apr

Digitisation is a term thrown around in the public sector, and the NHS is no exception. Just like many organisations, it faces backlogs, inefficiencies and administration burdens, but there is a solution: technology.   Technology can help NHS employees offer the best level of patient support, and in return, reduce stress and improve recovery. Adopting... Read more

IMAGING Management

RSNA16: Radiology the “Canary in the Mine” for Medicine in the Digital Age

2016 05 Dec

Digital doctor, Robert Wachter, MD, professor and interim chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, explored healthcare IT for a year before writing his acclaimed book The digital doctor: hope, hype and harm at the dawn of medicine’s computer age , a synthesis of where we are in the digital journey. Prompted... Read more