Healthcare IT
reducing costs in healthcare

Decoding Patient Cost

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has formed a strategic partnership with Health Catalyst to develop and commercialise a hospital-based... Read more

puzzling requirements in Meaningful Use and other regulations

Changes Ahead for 'Confusing' Meaningful Use

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt has hinted at changes as the healthcare industry embraces the... Read more

financial value of health IT

How will HIMSS Value Score for EHRs Work?

HIMSS Value Score is healthcare's first international quality measurement for the value of health IT. Launched in early December, the model will... Read more

cloud computing

Best Cloud for Your Digital Strategy

Cloud plays an important role in any hospital's digital transformation. The technology can help improve workflows and provide access to new information... Read more

human brain

Brain Mystery Solved with IT Approach

Discontinuity of topographic maps in the brain — not signal reduction — reflects sensory impairment, according to new research from Hebrew University.... Read more

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By Wayne RichardsLike other sectors whose mission depends on network-connected technology, healthcare is in crisis. In addition to the need for confidentiality, people’s lives depend on the integrity of the health information system. Incorrect decisions based on incorrect information could mean the difference between life and death. Finally, the information... Read more

Anna Sort is a qualified nurse, healthcare lecturer and the director of PlayBenefit, a Barcelona-based company which uses gaming to help people heal. What are your key areas of interest and research? Video games, Engagement design, behaviour change, Placebo effect/mind power, willpower and eustress. What are the major challenges in your field? Finding... Read more

What are your key areas of interest and research? My key interests are people, politics, and economics of cybersecurity. I enjoy helping organizational executives understand how to use people powered cybersecurity and digital strategy as a mission, innovation, and productivity driver for their organizations. What are the major challenges in your field? The field... Read more

From Our Journals

Prof. Pratik Pandharipande

Acute Brain Dysfunction During Critical Illness

Delirium (acute brain dysfunction) can be a complication of critical...

 Albert Reiter, MD

Omitting Routine Chest Radiographs in Intensive Care Units

The Economic ImpactWe studied the economic impact of omitting routine chest...

 Erik Briers

Prostate Self-care and Awareness

Men Lag Behind   In an ideal world, there is no answer to the common q...

 Anne-Sophie Parent

The Older Patient: Ehealth and Mhealth Approach in Today's Context of Demographic Ageing

Background The demographic trends projected over the long term reveal that...

Touch Creates a Healing Bond in Healthcare

In contemporary healthcare, touch— ‏contact between a doctor’s hand and...

Prof. Dr. Mathias Goyen

Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare

X-ray, computed tomography, blood tests, genetic diagnostics, health apps...

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