Search Tag: health data

IT Management

2021 14 Jun

In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For this month, I have invited Mr Giorgio Cangioli to co-author a brief article on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), as hospitals and their interconnections are a critical asset and next... Read more

Executive Health Management

EU Health Place - Social Network for Health

2021 01 Jun

Balancing Human Rights Online Through “Action” Regulation If we are to effectively modulate the benefits and harms from social networks and misinformation, there is an inherent value in the “audacious” idea of creating a publicly owned social network at the EU level. A balance between freedom of speech and dangers of misinformation has to be found.... Read more

IT Management

Big Data vs. Old Age

2021 18 Apr

The majority of older adults who represent a large part of healthcare patient population have little knowledge about how their personal health data are collected and processed, a new survey shows.   You might also like: 2020 saw an unprecedented rise in cyber attacks on healthcare systems and institutions. However, in... Read more

IT Management

Synthetic Health Data Challenge Phase I Informational Webinar and Q&A

2021 02 Feb

Speakers Stephanie Garcia, MPH @ The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Crystal Kallem, RHIA, CPHQ @ Clinovations Government + Health Casey Thompson, MSN @ Clinovations Government + Health Read more

Executive Health Management

Reimagined Hospitals

2020 29 Jan

In 10 years, the healthcare system will be a different beast. The power of technology and data will change the way we face the current challenges driving us towards more integrated care based on population health and value, with increased patient engagement. This all means the old healthcare provision paradigm is crumbling. Not that hospitals will... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Reuse of Health Data: Governance and Trust As Catalysers for Quality

2020 29 Jan

Summary: The European Institute’s for Innovation through Health Data (i~HD) total quality approach to data: four governance pillars designed to boost the quality of learning health systems and research to advance personalised medicine. The value of the massively growing health data volumes to advance healthcare and clinical research is beyond... Read more

IT Management

Cybersecurity: Key Best Practices for Protecting Health Data

2019 19 Nov

With digital technology now widely used in healthcare, from doctor appointment scheduling apps to telehealth systems, risks of patient data being hacked have increased immensely. As such, the concept of "patient wellbeing" has evolved to include data privacy and protection.   This change is not surprising considering that, given recent high-profile cyberattacks –notably... Read more

Executive Health Management

Measuring the Nation’s Health

2019 13 Nov

Summary: A new health index proposed by the UK Government may be an effective way of collecting and acting upon abundant health data. It could also facilitate funding allocation to the most efficient initiatives, if devised and applied properly. As a nation, we do not lack health statistics. We collect hundreds of figures, from simple mortality... Read more

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