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New tech in nurse education

2017 20 Sep

A new survey shows an accelerated rate of technology adoption in nursing education in the U.S., which is driven by two factors: a shortage of clinical training sites for students and hospitals' growing demands for practice-ready nurses.When it comes to the need for advanced technology in nursing education, 63 percent of the 500 nursing faculty and administrator... Read more

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Precision Medicine - Key Challenges

2017 05 Jun

Evolving technology is seen paving the way for wider use of precision medicine in patient care. Further, more cost-effective gene sequencing and federal projects such as the Precision Medicine Initiative and the Cancer Moonshot help to advance progress in this field.  However, there are also substantial obstacles facing personalised medicine, including... Read more

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

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ehi Live 2017

2017 06 Feb

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Bold IT Healthcare Leaders Needed

2016 19 Jan

Financial constraints have hindered implementation of electronic records, interoperable systems and patient access in many countries and within many acute hospitals, according to John Rayner, Regional Director – Europe and Latin America, HIMSS Analytics. He points out that the vast majority of health economies are tasked with creating comprehensive... Read more

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How will HIMSS Value Score for EHRs Work?

2016 12 Jan

HIMSS Value Score is healthcare's first international quality measurement for the value of health IT. Launched in early December, the model will provide guidance to organisations seeking better strategies for turning their health IT investments into meaningful returns.The Value Score can be a useful tool especially to providers who may not understand... Read more

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The Future is Coming: Drones and Healthcare

2015 13 Dec

A University of Illinois researcher has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create drones that could perform small household chores, like retrieving a bottle of medicine from another room. This kind of innovation becomes more important given rapid growth in the elderly population especially in the developed world.The... Read more

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Are You Paying Your Patients Enough Attention?

2015 11 Dec

Technology is becoming integrated into healthcare processes. In the examination room, for example, use of computers is aimed at promoting safer and more efficient care. However, exam room computing is challenging and there is growing evidence that it can be a threat to patient safety. There is an urgent need to develop and implement patient-centric,... Read more