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IT Management


2023 23 Jun

The Catalan Department of Health has set up a project ‘Health data to share – Blue Button’ - a new system that allows citizens to get access to their own medical history. This is enabled through a health app known as ‘Catalonia on La Meva Salut (MyHealth)’.   The Catalan public health system is the first in the European Union to create a tool that...Read more

IT Management


2023 07 Jun

HIMSS23 European Health Conference & Exhibition will stand out for exploring the technology trends and pinpointing the recent innovations that can be used to relieve the burden on healthcare systems.   Experts will deep dive into several core areas including HIEs and interoperability, exploring how interoperability can transform health solutions...Read more

IT Management


2021 14 Jun

In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For this month, I have invited Mr Giorgio Cangioli to co-author a brief article on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), as hospitals and their interconnections are a critical asset and next...Read more

IT Management


2020 04 Nov

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has published its 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan , which focusses on individuals’ access to their electronic health information.   You might also like: FDA Focusses on Digital Health with New Centre of Excellence   According to Donald W. Rucker, MD, National...Read more

Executive Health Management


2019 06 Dec

National Health Service (NHS) patients' safety is at risk due to critical deficiencies in medical record keeping. A new research shows that NHS Trusts use at least 21 different electronic medical record systems, which poses a big challenge to the effective sharing of information. The study from the Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI) at...Read more

Health Management


2019 02 Oct

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IT Management


2018 19 Sep

Digital and wireless technologies are helping health systems to evolve beyond care delivery of the diseased to encompass numerous health and wellness touchpoints, transforming it from disease management to health management.  With this paradigm shift, industry experts say the home will become an increasingly valuable site for enhancing the...Read more

IT Management


2018 20 Mar

Interoperability remains a major problem when it comes to managing healthcare data. In some large hospitals, even the sharing of information between care teams is sometimes difficult because the EHR system used in one department may be different from the EHRs used in other departments. To address these interoperability concerns, Google has launched...Read more

IT Management


2017 19 Oct

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IT Management


2017 10 Apr

Poor implementation is a major reason why physicians and other users dislike their EHRs. Often, doctors and other staff feel new EHRs were dumped on them and haven’t been designed to make their work more efficient. See Also: CMS Urged to Reduce EHR, Meaningful Use Burden on Doctors However, before spending millions more to replace an EHR “unsuccessfully...Read more