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IT Management

Put That Phone Down!

2022 02 Aug

New research shows that people underestimate how much they would enjoy spending time alone with their own thoughts without anything to distract them. The research is published in the  Journal of Experimental Psychology: General . The research shows that humans have the ability to immerse themselves in their own thinking but have difficulty appreciating... Read more

IT Management

Google Acquires Fitbit

2019 11 Nov

Tech giant Google's formal purchase of Fitbit, the world's second largest wearable maker, in a deal worth $2.1 billion, finally put an end to a month of rumours.   In a blog post announcing the acquisition, Google's SVP of devices and services, Rick Osterloh, wrote the company sees "an opportunity to invest even more in Wear OS as well... Read more

IT Management

Common cybersecurity weak spots and how to tackle them

2017 01 Nov

Maintaining the safety and protection of IT systems that keep important health information requires discipline. This is especially true in this era of the Internet of Things (Iot), when more and more eHealth devices and other gadgets get connected to a provider organisation's IT system or network. Thus, ensuring that these connected devices are secure... Read more

IT Management

Is Your X-ray Machine Scuppering IT Security?

2016 04 Oct

This year alone has seen a huge increase in cyber attacks on healthcare data. It is no coincidence theta cybercriminals target healthcare. While compared to other sectors, the financial gains of hacking into a hospital’s data and demanding a ransom for release, are negligible, the guarantees of success are greater. For one thing, many healthcare... Read more

IMAGING Management

InMedica Predictions for the Medical Electronics Industry

2013 15 Mar

Wireless to Become Integral to X-ray Technology InMedica predicts that wireless flat panel detector (FPD) general radiography X-ray equipment will make up over 30 percent of unit shipments in 2013. The global general radiography X-ray equipment market has seen a shift towards wireless FPD technology, in particular in mobile X-ray. The ability... Read more