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Executive Health Management

Lack of Interoperability Increases Risks for Patients

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

Volume 19 - Issue 5, 2019

2019 02 Oct

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IT Management

Smart homes mean imminent upgrade in security and interoperability

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

Google new cloud API to address healthcare data interop challenges

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

Dhealth Conference by eHealth Forum 2017

2017 19 Oct

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IT Management

EHR Optimisation: Key Things to Consider

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