Search Tag: Healthcare

Executive Health Management

2017 26 Apr

Healthcare without IT is unthinkable these days, as it plays an increasingly important role in many work processes. This trend is set to continue, and medical equipment and IT will be linked even more closely in the future. Intelligent technology investment strategies will therefore need to be more holistic to be effective going forward.   Besides... Read more

IT Management

Siemens Healthineers Presents Solutions for the Digitalization in Healthcare

2017 25 Apr

ConhIT 2017, Berlin, April 25th to 27th, 2017, Siemens Healthineers in hall 2.2, no. B 112•   New partners for the Siemens Healthineers Digital Ecosystem: Ebit Srl – Esaote Group and HeartFlow•   eHealth Solutions for networking in healthcare with new Patient Portal including Home Monitoring•   PEPconnect for individual learning experience with over... Read more

Executive Health Management

U.S. Immigrants' Deportation Fears Hurting Healthcare

2017 25 Apr

  In the U.S., healthcare providers serving immigrant communities worry that chronic conditions will worsen and infectious diseases will go untreated in their areas. The reason: immigrant patients avoid going to health clinics for fear of being apprehended and deported by federal authorities.   That's how the Trump administration's more aggressive policy... Read more

IT Management

Is Healthcare Ready for Blockchain?

2017 18 Apr

A number of obstacles must be overcome before blockchain can have widespread implementation in healthcare, according to technology experts. These include regulations, implementation costs, technical challenges, as well as deeply entrenched business models. See Also: How Blockchain Can Make HIT More SecureHealthcare has sets of rules covering privacy,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Debate over Rising Healthcare Costs

2017 11 Apr

Drug costs are often blamed for spikes in healthcare costs, but drugmakers are quick to point out that drugs account for about 10 percent of U.S. healthcare spending. For some experts, hospitals are the real culprits.   Supporting the drugmakers' position is a recent report from the Altarum Institute. In 2016, the United States spent $3.4 trillion on healthcare,... Read more

IT Management

For Organisations, AI Key to Staying Competitive

2017 04 Apr

Use of artificial intelligence technology is expanding not just in IT departments but also in other areas of business. Indeed, based on a global survey, a large majority (84 percent) of organisations view the use of AI as essential to being competitive.See Also: IT Needs for the Next Generation of HealthcareThe survey by consulting firm Tata Consultancy... Read more

Executive Health Management

Physician Shortage Could Hit 100K by 2030

2017 21 Mar

Physician shortage remains a major healthcare problem in the U.S., with new research showing that projected physician demand will continue to grow faster than the supply. The latest projections continue to align with previous estimates, showing a projected shortage of between 40,800 and 104,900 doctors by 2030, according to the Association of American... Read more

Executive Health Management

2017 08 Mar

“Good morning Mr. Smith. Good to see you, how are you doing? You’re looking for a new car? That’s good news. We decided that it’s going to be a Ford Focus, ST, 2.0 Eco-boost, 184 KW, 6-gear. Let’s see in our stock if there is a possibility for you to choose the colour—otherwise it will be a red one."Does this conversation look strange to you? I hope... Read more

Health Management

Healthcare Executive Alliance: Insights For Healthcare Leadership

2017 16 Feb

Healthcare organizations do a phenomenal job. Today, an increasing number of diseases are treated successfully and people enjoy a better quality of life even into old age. Yet, while much is being done to discover new ways to improve patients' lives, we now see radical changes to structures, incentives, and processes within healthcare to sustain provision... Read more