Healthcare IT

UK Preventive Medicine and Brain Control Wins 2013 EU SME eHealth Competition

The 2013 EU SME eHealth Competition first prizes have been awarded to:Champion category: UK Preventive Medicine (UK), develops a solution for... Read more

24 hour Health Hack: Competition to Create eHealth Software Together

Both healthcare and technology professionals are invited to join the Health Hack Dublin competition (11th and 12th May) on the eve of international... Read more

Quicksilva to Provide NHS 111 Service With Real-Time Patient Identification

Quicksilva, an independent supplier of healthcare IT systems is providing real-time access to the NHS Personal Demographic Service (PDS) for... Read more

Diabetes: Computer Based Interventions Provide Limited Support

Self-management interventions delivered by computer and mobile phone currently provide limited benefits for people with diabetes, according to... Read more

Telehealth Unlikely to be Cost Effective for Patients with Long Term Conditions

Telehealth does not seem to be a cost effective addition to standard support and treatment for patients with long term conditions, finds a study... Read more

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Like 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 must be available... 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

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Prof. Jan Bakker, MD PhD FCCP

Lactate Monitoring in the ICU

The use of lactate measurements in critically ill patients has steadily...

 Joanne McPeake

Intensive Care Syndrome: Promoting Independence and Return to Employment (InS:PIRE)

A New Model for ICU Rehabilitation It is now well established that many...

Prof. Dr. Dominik Weishaupt

Implementing Dose Monitoring Software in a Radiology Department

Meeting the ChallengesPrecursors of quality management, quality control...

 Dominic Giles

Redesigning Emergency Ambulatory Care with Point-of-Care Testing: Reduced Costs and Length of Stay

Many patients presenting to the hospital ‏emergency department do not need...

Dr. Gabriel Heras La Calle, MD

Getting Started with a Health Blog

The Internet is full of blogs. They are multithemed sites, self-managed...

 Lucie Robson

Big Drama in IT Security!

Recent Hospital Virus Attacks Trigger Call to Redefine IT SecurityRecent...

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