Search Tag: Data

IT Management

Apps are Designed to Gather your Data, says BMJ Study

2021 26 Jul

Researchers analysed more than 20,000 health apps and found that the vast majority - or about 88%, were built with the ability to collect or share user data, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal.  This cross-sectional study, based in Australia investigated whether and what user data are collected... Read more

IT Management

Dealing with Data: How to Build a Statistical Surveillance Dashboard for COVID-19

2021 20 Jul

When a major national or global health crisis or pandemic such as the current COVID-19 breaks out, it is important that there is an effective monitoring system in place. The proposed statistical surveillance dashboard can provide authorities and other decision makers with insights and in-depth data analysis to help them make critical decisions.... Read more

ICU Management

Rethinking Critical Care - Use and Challenges of Artificial Intelligence

2021 22 Feb

Why digitalisation of intensive care medicine means less rather than more data Intensive Care Medicine is generating an amount of data that is hardly analysable by humans. Digitalising and using artificial intelligence has to focus on providing less rather than more data. Introduction - AI in Intensive Care Medicine: Ghost or Glimmer... Read more

Health Management

Leveraging Data and Digital Technology for Pandemic Prevention

2020 28 Sep

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way healthcare works. HealthManagement.org spoke to Sourabh Pagaria to discuss the future of data and digital technologies as strategic assets for pandemic prevention in future.  Key Points There is a need to adopt technological solutions to help extend reach of clinical staff and... Read more

Executive Health Management

COVID-19: Data Uncertainty and Effectiveness of Interventions

2020 11 May

Summary: For the past 15 years Prof. Andy Tatem has been working with population data globally, and his team was one of the first to analyse the COVID-19 spread and interventions during the outbreak in China. He speaks with HealthManagement.org about public health measures, COVID-19 changing the nature of research, and how data could and should be... Read more

IT Management

Software Identifies COVID-19 Super Carriers

2020 16 Mar

A Polish company has developed software that deploys data to identify people at risk of carrying COVID-19.   The firm, DataWalk, taps into data like immigration records, mobile phone data and data about affected individuals to identify potential ‘super carriers’ who resist the disease and are unaware how widely they can infect others.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Get Data on Board: Incorporating Health Information Technology in Care Delivery

2020 09 Mar

Summary: How can healthcare practitioners at all levels contribute for optimal integration and use of data and HIT for best care delivery? If you were to poll clinicians from every practice across the United States about the state of their electronic health record system (EHR), we would wager $100 that you would find at least one dissatisfied... Read more

IT Management

How to Secure Sensitive Healthcare Data

2020 27 Feb

  In today's highly interconnected world, securing and protecting sensitive data can be a big challenge. This is even more true in healthcare, where data protection can become a matter of life and death.   Encryption is considered one of the most effective ways to protect data. As noted by the Ponemon Institute ,  about half of healthcare... Read more