Search Tag: health IT systems

IT Management

Vendor-driven-standards-for-interoperability

2019 21 Aug

David Hancock, the healthcare executive advisor at InterSystems, was recently elected vendor co-chair of INTEROPen , a UK collaboration that promotes open standards for interoperability in the health and care sector. HealthManagement.org spoke to David about why he wants INTEROPen to be vendor-led and how this approach will help both suppliers and...Read more

Health Management

Deconstruction-of-business-processes-to-disruption-of-business-models

2018 20 Feb

How healthcare IT can impact business models.  What is the potential for information technology to transform healthcare processes and where will the consumer stand? For more than eleven years, I have been active via the European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) as a pro-bono member of the board of ENTSCHEIDERFABRIK. This is the incubator...Read more

Executive Health Management

Wannacry-attack-highlights-concerns-on-cybersecurity

2017 16 May

The recent massive cyberattack that infected more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries, including hospitals in Britain, highlights the importance of updating and securing health IT systems. The malware, known as "WannaCry," paralysed computers running banks, factories, government agencies, transport systems and hospital emergency services. In the...Read more