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24th Annual Greystone Healthcare Internet Conference

2019 04 Nov

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Digital Medical Expertise & Applications (DMEA) 2019

2019 09 Apr

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IT Management

2017 25 Apr

Digitisation is a term thrown around in the public sector, and the NHS is no exception. Just like many organisations, it faces backlogs, inefficiencies and administration burdens, but there is a solution: technology.   Technology can help NHS employees offer the best level of patient support, and in return, reduce stress and improve recovery. Adopting... Read more

conhIT 2018

2018 17 Apr

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New President of Sectra’s Secure Communications Business Area

2016 06 Apr

Simo Pykälistö, currently CFO and Executive Vice President of Sectra AB (STO: SECT B), has been appointed President of Sectra’s Secure Communications business area. Simo Pykälistö grew up in Finland, was educated in the US and subsequently moved to Sweden. Simo Pykälistö is 43 years old and holds a degree in finance from the United States International... Read more

Computer Use LInked to Patient Satisfaction

2015 30 Nov

A new study appearing in JAMA Internal Medicine indicates that high computer use by clinicians in safety-net hospital clinics is associated with lower patient satisfaction. The observational study was conducted over two years at an academically affiliated public hospital with a basic electronic health record. Safety-net clinics cater for populations... Read more

Better Patient Care Management Needed

2015 17 Sep

Better coordination of healthcare services helps to reduce costs and improve quality of patient care. While electronic medical records guide physicians through patient encounters and facilitate the required documentation for billing purposes, the records don't actively support true care coordination, according to an opinion piece for MedCity News .... Read more

Quiet Hospital Initiative Improves Care Coordination

2015 03 Aug

To prevent noise pollution caused by too much use of the overhead paging system, Inspira Health Network recently launched its Quiet Hospital Initiative. The goal was to reduce the estimated 150 overhead pages a day, improve patient satisfaction and staff morale, and find a better way for clinicians to communicate and share data in real time.    Inspira... Read more

Organisational Structures of the Future

2015 27 Jul

In his book The Future of Work , Jacob Morgan describes five types of organisational structures and concepts that "either already exist in today’s business landscape or are starting to emerge as viable options for the future of work." Key features that characterise each of these structures are summarised below. Traditional Hierarchy In this model,... Read more

Text Service Helps Care Coordination

2015 27 Jul

Athenahealth's new secure text messaging service "athenaText" makes coordination within care teams easier and faster — which contributes to improved patient care. Integrated with athenahealth’s cloud-based EHR platform, athenaText is available free to the more than one million healthcare professionals on the athenahealth network. The service is accessible... Read more