Centro Diagnostico Italiano 2.0: Exam Results at The Touch of an App

The Centro Diagnostico Italiano in Milan, Italy, has launched its first app, giving access to the over 600,000 patients who frequent its 21 centres annually to view their test results on their Android tablet, smartphone, iPad or iPhone.   Offering patients the possibility to arrange their own results in a computerised health record, the app is also equipped with a satellite nav

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Major Healthcare IT contract Awarded to Siemens

Two Dutch university hospitals awarded €50 million contract One of the largest Healthcare IT contracts to date for SiemensSiemens’ Healthcare Sector has won contracts from two Dutch university hospitals, the Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam (Erasmus MC) and University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), to supply, implement, and support the Soarian Clinicals hospital information syste

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WoHIT 2014: Introducing Patients’ Empowerment

The relationship between doctor-patient in the 2.0 eraThe democratisation of new technologies and particularly Internet has fundamentally changed the relationship between patient and caregiver. "Patient Empowerment" will be one of the highlighted topics of WoHIT 2014 Nice from 2 to 4 April.In a context where chronic diseases, especially diabetes, are impacting our health systems, therapeutic patie

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Nice Hosts the World of Health IT Conference and Exhibition, 2-4 April

Delegated from more than 30 countries to share the benefits of eHealth The World of Health IT Conference and Exhibition (WoHIT), taking place in Nice, France, from 2-4 April this year, presents a comprehensive international programme with 18 parallel and five plenary sessions, an mHealth symposium and a special Nordic Track as well as a dedicated French programme.WoHIT 2014, with the overridi

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SOS-ICE Service Modernises Medical Alert ID

The SOS-ICE accessories have been designed to benefit people with Diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Allergies and other medical conditions. The medical alert accessories, which include NFC chip enabled wristbands and stickers, can be pre-ordered via a crowdfunding campaign.Innovamo Oy, a startup from Finland that develops innovative mobile solutions and services that utilises NFC (Near Field Communication) t

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HIMSS UK Launched Following UK Event Company Acquisition

HIMSS, a global not for profit organisation, has announced the launch of HIMSS UK after having acquired Citadel Events Ltd, a UK based event management company specializing in health  IT. HIMSS UK is the latest in a portfolio of HIMSS units in Asia, North America, Latin America, the Middle East and elsewhere in Europe. The organisation’s aim is to provide support to hospitals, trusts, ph

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New App Provides Brain Stimulation to Neurological Disorders Sufferers

To provide mobile support to those affected by neurological disorders, GE Healthcare has designed a free iPad app that provides brain stimulation for people with neurological conditions. It also provides helpful advice for caregivers.Created and endorsed by neurologists, the GE Healthcare MIND (Make an Impact on Neurological Disorders) App’s launch coincides with Brain Awareness Week (March 10-16)

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Frost & Sullivan: Increasing Demand for Medical Robots in Surgical Disciplines

Medical robots are set to revolutionise surgery with demand particularly high for prostatectomy and hysterectomy minimally invasive surgeries Surgical robots are becoming more acceptable globally, enhancing the surgeon’s abilities with regards to surgical imaging, planning, navigation, and instrument manipulation. Extensive research is being in this field by market participants in order

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HIMSS 2014: Agfa HealthCare and Dell Collaborate to "Image-Enable" the EHR

Dell DRIVE Plus integrates Agfa HealthCare's ICIS enterprise imaging solution to consolidate the full scope of patient data in one easy view Collaboration advances the "Evolution of Visual Healthcare" by uniting Dell's Unified Clinical Archive (UCA) solution with Agfa HealthCare's ICIS platform to create a comprehensive image-enabled EHR Fully integrated "document + image" EHR increases

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SANS-Norse Report: Cyberattacks Compromising Healthcare Organisations

Norse Global Threat Intelligence Platform Identifies Healthcare Organizations' Compromised Networks, Applications, Devices and SystemsIn association with SANS, the most trusted and largest source for information security training, certification and research, Norse, the leading provider of live threat intelligence solutions, has released the SANS-Norse Healthcare Cyberthreat Report. Developed

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