Monthly Archives: October 2007

Microsoft acquires Global Care Solutions

An interesting piece of news caught my attention today – Microsoft acquired Global Care Solutions (GCS). Ok, here’s why it is interesting to me. I administer a GCS PACS (among other clinical IT systems) for about 5 years The GCS PACS … Continue reading

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Use of Internet in Healthcare

Technology plays an important role in the healthcare industry, from the cutting edge medical imaging technology to the latest clinical laboratory diagnosis or even surgical robots, healthcare has been continuously embracing technology in its quest to provide quality patient care. … Continue reading

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Re-looking Nursing Informatics

The importance of leveraging on information technology to increase productivity, reducing cost and potential human errors is fast gaining recognition in the healthcare and life-sciences industries. The hype however, seems to be focusing on biomedical informatics and bioinformatics. There is … Continue reading

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Advances in Breast Imaging, Impact in Asia Pacific

Breast imaging techniques are diagnostics procedures that aim to detect breast cancer, which is currently ranked as the fifth most common cause of cancer deaths (after lung cancer, stomach cancer, liver cancer, and colon cancer). This article looks at the … Continue reading

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