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IT Management

Video Games to Create “Epic Wins” Within The Healthcare Sector, World of Health IT Event Concludes

2016 24 Nov

The Sort siblings - Manel Sort, Head of Studios, King.com, Spain and Anna Sort, CEO & Co-Founder, PlayBenefit – have advocated the potential use of video gaming in healthcare saying that it should create ‘epic wins’ within the industry.   Speaking during the final keynote that closed the World of Health IT event during their session “From Candy Crush... Read more

IT Management

Comparing Countries' Approach to HIT

2016 31 Aug

Researchers from Finland, U.S, France and beyond created a pilot of four clusters of indicators to compare Health IT across 38 countries.. Findings are published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.Each country has a different approach towards Health IT. However, in a paper from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development,... Read more

IT Management

eHealth Forum 2016

2016 16 Jun

The eHealth Forum is 1 event in 2 venues spanning the city of Athens:Venue 1: The Forum at the Megaron Athens International Conference Center where stakeholders with knowledge and expertise will come together;Venue 2:The Festival at Technopolis City of Athens is the 1st health technology event open to the public with free admission, to experience how... Read more

IT Management

conhIT 2018

2016 10 May

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IMAGING Management

Patient-Centered Care: Building the Connected Healthcare Enterprise

2016 06 Apr

CIOs and Health IT Leaders Talk Integration, Interoperability and Images INTRODUCTION Clinical studies have long proven that patient-centered care reduces variability, improves quality in clinical practice and patient outcomes and reduces cost. This is the shared goal of healthcare’s Triple Aim: Simultaneously improving the health of the population,... Read more

IT Management

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

IT Management

Changes Ahead for 'Confusing' Meaningful Use

2016 19 Jan

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt has hinted at changes as the healthcare industry embraces the value-based reimbursement scheme. For one, 2016 would likely see the end of the Meaningful Use programme — an electronic health records mandate and incentive programme that healthcare providers put millions into.... Read more

IT Management

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

IT Management

Outsource or Upgrade? 5 BIG Big Data Questions

2016 04 Jan

Big data analytics is increasingly becoming more integral to the way health providers interact with patients. This trend is likely to continue, especially with expanding use of mHealth tools such as smartphone apps and wearable devices.   2015 may have been a big year for healthcare big data analytics, but the next 12 months are likely to bring even... Read more


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