Search Tag: electronic health record

IT Management

Optimising Healthcare Data for Improved Patient Care

2019 16 Oct

Harnessing the power of healthcare data is key to developing innovative solutions that lead to better patient care.   At Medtronic , two key approaches enable the medical device company to utilise data on people's health to help hospitals become more efficient and effective in their delivery of care. The first one entails developing devices that... Read more

IT Management

Making a Success of Health Data Exchange

2019 05 Sep

Recently, the Alaska Journal of Commerce reported the success of a data exchange platform being used at emergency departments in several Alaskan hospitals. The Collective Medical platform allows for easier health data exchange between hospitals and means that emergency department staff have immediate access to a patient’s medical history. The system... Read more

Executive Health Management

Patient Trust Needed for Healthcare Data Success

2019 26 Aug

Summary: Health data holds the promise of healing a plethora of healthcare operational woes. Saluscoop looks at how we can make data work for provider and patient.   More and More Data for a Healthier Society   We are experiencing a period of data explosion: the digitalisation of health records, the increasing use of smartphones, portable... Read more

Cardiology Management

A Value-Based Approach to Atrial Fibrillation

2019 26 Aug

Enhancing Atrial Fibrillation Procedure Flow Garners Profound Results   One year ago, Health Management published Aiming to heal 80 percent more hearts through the power of partnership . The article outlined the bold ambitions of Oslo University Hospital – a leading center in the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) – to expand access and enhance... Read more

Executive Health Management

Finance, Skills Gap, Governance: Addressing CIO Challenges

2019 26 Aug

Summary: With finance, skills and strategy all obstacles for the healthcare CIOs, two HIT professionals weigh in on the way forward.   When we look at the challenges facing any digital team, each one is multi-faceted coming with a chronicle of the yesteryear and a vision of the future. Considering the issues ahead, we look at some common problems... Read more

IMAGING Management

AI Tool Uses Radiology Reports for Cancer Outcomes

2019 30 Jul

Researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool which is just as effective as their human counterparts in gathering information on cancer progression from unstructured radiology reports. The study published in JAMA Oncology showed how AI could not only distinguish cancer presence and the outcomes... Read more

Executive Health Management

Personalised Medicine: The road ahead

2019 22 May

How can healthcare accelerate the implementation of the science?   Where is Personalised Medicine (PM) already improving the lives of patients and what is needed to make it the standard of care across multiple conditions?     What’s your brief at the PMC?   I have a science and genetics background and bring scientific... Read more

IMAGING Management

EHR-driven radiology workflow increases efficiency

2019 19 Mar

Researchers in the U.S. performed an objective and subjective evaluation of a large, academic radiology department's transition to electronic health record (EHR)-centred workflow. Multiple metrics were compared from before and after the move to EHR-driven workflow. Results show that moving radiology workflow to the EHR improved efficiency, was favourable... Read more

IT Management

Making EHR documentation painless: the role of AI

2018 15 May

Use of electronic health record (EHR) is strongly associated with dissatisfaction and burnout among physicians. This is not surprising as they spend 34-55 percent of their work day creating notes and reviewing medical records in the EHR, which is time diverted from direct patient interactions.  EHR developers should look at informatics solutions... Read more

Health Management

Committing to the future of medicine

2018 25 Jan

T h e f u t u r e i s n o t s o f ar o f f a s a n e w bo o k o n f u t u r e he al t h c a r e s h o ws A new book r eleased by Jacobs Institu t e has its finger on the pulse of th e lightning-speed changes... Read more