Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

There is much to say about breast cancer. Being one of the most common cancers in the world, there are quite literally, whole books on the subject making it difficult to write about in a few paragraphs. Having said that,…

 Why is healthcare a target for cyberattacks?

Why is healthcare a target for cyberattacks?

Cybersecurity is something we hear more and more in the healthcare world. In our previous blog article, our Director of Clinical Support and IT Services Delos Wilbur has reported some facts about why medical data should be protected. But why…

 Is remote work here to stay?

Is remote work here to stay?

The Covid-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on the innovative degree to which e-Health can empower health systems. The year 2020 was a turning point in the use of remote work methods in most Radiotherapy services, mainly due to the…

 Training: is upskilling a need or an option?

Training: is upskilling a need or an option?

Higher Education has been and continues to be the basis to acquire competencies and, in general, the way to access several highly qualified professions. This is not different when we talk about healthcare. In fact, in this area, education assumes…

 Considerations on managing radiotherapy data

Considerations on managing radiotherapy data

Importance of Radiotherapy data   Effective management of medical data is especially critical in radiotherapy as the data is required for each treatment. Without online access to a patient’s data at the time of treatment, it cannot occur.  This means…

 Artificial Intelligence in Oncology

Artificial Intelligence in Oncology

Artificial Intelligence is starting to become extremely relevant in the healthcare industry, especially in the field of medical oncology. From medical imaging analysis to treatment plans, this technology is on path to help physicians not only to more accurately diagnose…

 Radiotherapy Side Effects

Radiotherapy Side Effects

If you read the article about the way radiotherapy works you are on your way to better understand the treatment side effects. In that article, we had already gone through how radiation interacts with our cell’s DNA, damaging it and…

 How does radiotherapy work?

How does radiotherapy work?

To better understand how radiotherapy works we should first look a little more in depth. Radiation is the propagation of energy and once that energy reaches any given material, it interacts with the material’s molecules through energy exchanges. These energy…

 Medical device cybersecurity

Medical device cybersecurity

Cybersecurity has become a critical healthcare security concern following an increasing number of high-profile incidents Medical device cybersecurity is a top concern today. In the modern-day medical environment almost, all medical devices include some type of computer system with networking…

 How can we improve efficiency and maintain quality?

How can we improve efficiency and maintain quality?

The Radiotherapy (RT) process, from planning to treatment delivery, is becoming increasingly complex. It involves extensive interaction between different professionals and machines. It also requires high precision among all steps of the path, which are usually labor-intensive and time-consuming.  Several…