Search Tag: Hospitals

IT Management

Hca-healthcare-collaborates-with-google-cloud-to-bring-generative-ai-to-hospitals

2023 29 Aug

AI technology to help improve workflows, reduce administrative burden and allow physicians and nurses to spend more time with patients   HCA Healthcare, Inc., one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, and Google Cloud announced a new collaboration designed to use generative AI technology to improve workflows on time-consuming tasks,...Read more

IT Management

Remote-monitoring-of-age-related-diseases

2022 09 Sep

An interdisciplinary research team at the University of Bern and Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, has demonstrated a promising new method using remote sensors to detect health problems in the elderly population.   The deployed system is made up of contactless motion sensors that were placed in the homes of elderly study participants. The...Read more

IT Management

Tre-ondate-dopo-cosa-ci-ha-insegnato-la-pandemia-sulle-health

2021 04 Nov

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IT Management

Ten-ways-to-keep-your-networks-hacker-proof

2020 26 Feb

  As healthcare continues to be a target for cyber attacks, the European Union cybersecurity agency the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) has issued a guide of recommendations for protecting hospital computer networks.   You might also like: Staff Training Urgently Needed for HealthcareCybersecurity   Called...Read more

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Swiss-hospitals-successfully-trial-blockchain-medical-device-tracking

2020 16 Jan

Swiss hospitals have announced successful processing on a trial of medical device orders via the Blockchain.   The Cantonal Hospital Winterthur, the Cantonal Hospital Baden, the University Children's Hospital Zurich and the Spitalregion Fürstenland Toggenburg along with two medical device suppliers Anandic System Medical and ITRIS Medical undertook...Read more

IT Management

5-factors-influencing-future-role-of-healthcare-cio

2019 10 Jun

As the healthcare sector undergoes digital transformation, what does this mean for the contribution the CIO is making to his or her organisation? A report published by MedCityNews identifies five factors that are shaping the changing role of the CIO in healthcare.   You might also like: Move over CIO: enter Chief Digital Officer...Read more

IT Management

It-community-leader-don-t-give-in-to-cyber-blackmailers

2016 19 Feb

The European Association of Healthcare IT Managers (HITM) has disagreed with the FBI’s stance on how hospitals should deal with ransomware attacks. While last autumn the U.S. intelligence agency controversially advised organisations to give in to hacks who paralyse their IT systems and pay the ransom to regain access to information, the HITM says...Read more

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Zoom-on-marie-ennis-o-connor-founder-of-health-care-social-media-e-patient-writer-and-speaker

2015 28 Jul

Marie Ennis-O’ Connor is a social media consultant in the field of healthcare, advising the sector through  www.hcsmmonitor.com . She co-founded Europe’s first breast cancer social media chat and is a founding member of Health2.0 Dublin, part of the Health2.0 international movement. She is also a writer and speaker on the rise of the e-Patient – the...Read more

IT Management

Healthcare-data-breaches

2014 07 Sep

There have been several news stories recently related to sophisticated data breaches of confidential data in hospitals and healthcare organisations. Early this year, two healthcare organisations lost tens of thousands of data records because of lost USB flash drives and data sticks. The extent of data breaches was large enough to cause the HIPAA to...Read more

IT Management

Study-clinical-leadership-vital-to-it-adoption-and-competency

2014 03 Jun

Healthcare organisations, which adopt new information technology (IT), should rely on clinical leaders with technical informatics and IT project management skills for its successful implementation, according to a study published in the International Journal of Medical Informatics. Process improvements and quality care ultimately depend on the attentive...Read more

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Conhit-2014-synopsis-focus-on-patients-and-processes

2014 08 May

An interview with congress Gold Partner Agfa HealthCare GmbH: Michael Strüter, Managing Director Hospital information systems are a huge toolbox offering many functions. But what if users are unable to find the tools they need? Michael Strüter, managing director Agfa HealthCare GmbH and head of Sales IT and Imaging DACH, explains why it is time...Read more

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Wohit-2014-himss-europe-stage-6-awards-presented-to-four-new-hospitals

2014 03 Apr

Three Dutch centers and a Spanish one, recognised for operating in a paperless environment and representing best practices in implementation of the EMR HIMSS Europe awarded yesterday four new hospitals in Europe with Stage 6 Award during the World of Health IT Conference and Exhibition (WoHIT) that is taking place in Nice, France, from the 2nd...Read more

IT Management

Major-healthcare-it-contract-awarded-to-siemens

2014 31 Mar

Two Dutch university hospitals awarded €50 million contract  One of the largest Healthcare IT contracts to date for Siemens Siemens’ Healthcare Sector has won contracts from two Dutch university hospitals, the Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam (Erasmus MC) and University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), to supply, implement,...Read more

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Best-in-klas-award-for-sectra-s-acute-care-pacs

2014 03 Feb

The medical imaging IT company Sectra announced that its acute care PACS has been awarded “Best in KLAS” by the research firm with the same name in the “2013 Best in KLAS: Software and Services” report.  The initial version of Sectra PACS was installed more than 20 years ago and is now responsible for managing over 70 million annual radiology...Read more

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Datix-patient-safety-software-selected-for-king-faisal-specialist-hospital-research-centre

2013 10 Dec

Leading healthcare institution in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia partners with Datix and Health Matrix to reduce risk and improve patient care.   Datix, a global supplier of patient safety software announced that King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) has chosen Datix to streamline processes and introduce a more efficient, integrated...Read more