Search Tag: IT technology

Executive Health Management

CIO Healthcare Summit 2016

2016 29 Jul

CDM Media Summits bring together leading C-level executives, analysts and solution providers to network and attend interactive agenda sessions on the latest business topics and trends.The events are organized by industry, topic or organizational role, and offer an opportunity for attendees to have in-depth discussions, while making new business contacts.... Read more

IT Management

ICT4AWE 2017

2016 08 Jul

The International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health aims to be a meeting point for those that study and apply information and communication technologies for improving the quality of life of the elderly and for helping people stay healthy, independent and active at work or in their community along their... Read more

IT Management

French-American Innovation Days (FAID) 2016

2015 30 Dec

FAID is an annual Franco-American event which brings together scientists, companies, entrepreneurs and investors. It is a high-level event in the Boston area where researchers and companies have the opportunity to exchange views on a specific technological issue, start co-operative activities and develop business transactions with a transatlantic perspective.... Read more

IT Management

conhIT 2016

2015 29 Jun

The Congress plays an important part in enabling exhibitors and visitors at conhIT to keep abreast of latest developments and its emphasis is on papers offering practical information. The practice-oriented congress programme is developed by the Congress Committe. Representatives of the leading healthcare IT industry organisations and institutions serving... Read more

IT Management

Video and Vital Signs: New System Permits Touch-Free Monitoring

2015 08 Apr

Engineering researchers associated with Rice University’s Scalable Health Initiative are devising a way to monitor patients’ vital signs without touch. The Distance PPG system allows physicians to diagnose patients remotely by using a video camera and specially designed software that detects nearly imperceptible shifts in skin tone. The researchers... Read more

IT Management

Accenture and Philips Announce Proof of Concept App

2014 08 Aug

Innovative technology shows how ALS patients could gain greater control of their lives through brain, voice and eye commandsSoftware connects Emotiv Insight Brainware to wearable display that allows wearers to command Philips Hue lighting, SmartTV and Lifeline productsRoyal Philips and Accenture have announced that they have developed proof of concept... Read more

Executive Health Management

Tech-Savvy Doctors Improve Patient Care

2014 05 Aug

Health technology, which lets physicians access real-time data critical in making care decisions, can do a lot towards improving quality of care. As such, technology can be expensive for hospitals. This question then arises: Is it worth the cost?Generally, for health systems, getting doctors' support to cut costs is always a big challenge. "Traditionally... Read more

Executive Health Management

Mayo Clinic Offers Online Video Education

2014 17 Jul

Mayo Clinic has recently announced that it will be offering online video education for medical professionals.  This will include lectures and clinical presentations on innovation and progress in research, patient care and medical education.  These courses will be available for medical professionals through the institute’s online medical professional... Read more

IT Management

Protecting Hospitals From IT Failures

2014 14 Jul

Malfunctioning software systems and those hampered by glitches threaten the economic and functional health of hospital systems. The major problems with the website, designed to assist Americans with enrolment in health insurance exchanges as part of the Affordable Care Act, is only one well-known example. Technical problems in four states... Read more

IT Management

Children's Hospital Los Angeles Makes 'Most Wired' List

2014 11 Jul

Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), one of the leading paediatric hospitals in the US, has been included in the list of 'Most Wired' hospitals in the country. Being named on the list, released annually by Health & Health Networks magazine, is recognition of a health care organisation's investment in technology that supports patient safety and best... Read more

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