Search Tag: digitisation

ICU Management

Top killers

2018 21 Aug

In healthcare, the tendency is more on managing events after they happen rather than adopting a proactive approach to prevention. This is a major reason why the number of CVD patients continues to increase each year and why cardiovascular disease continues to be one of the leading causes of death and disability. Approximately 17.7 million people... Read more

Health Management

Digitisation 4.0: the transmission of patient data

2018 21 Aug

New methods of patient empowerment and communication with doctor. In the Mühldorf clinic, patients have been equipped with a ‘smart visit’ app in a pilot project to gain experience with a new instrument of data communication. Data Transmition There are numerous apps to assist people with a broad range of issues relating... Read more

IT Management

Wachter: healthcare complexity means lengthy digitisation process inevitable

2018 13 Mar

Healthcare lags behind other industries when it comes to widespread and effective use of digital tools. That's the observation of Robert Wachter, MD, a healthcare leader who has been critical of health IT's shortcomings. In most industries, widespread digitisation takes 10 to 15 years, according to Dr. Wachter, the chair of the University of California,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Prof. Michio Kaku walks audience into a profound future during RSNA session

2017 06 Dec

Thursday afternoon’s plenary session at RSNA 2017 in Chicago last week saw audience members gather for one of the week’s most profound and informative, yet deeply optimistic discussions, where Professor Michio Kaku engaged the audience in an enlightening walk into the future through the eyes of a theoretical physicist.   Titled “The... 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

IMAGING Management

RSNA16: Radiology the “Canary in the Mine” for Medicine in the Digital Age

2016 05 Dec

Digital doctor, Robert Wachter, MD, professor and interim chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, explored healthcare IT for a year before writing his acclaimed book The digital doctor: hope, hype and harm at the dawn of medicine’s computer age , a synthesis of where we are in the digital journey. Prompted... Read more