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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

IT Management

HDA 2019 - Health Data Analytics

2019 16 Oct

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IT Management

UK Data Hubs Speed Up New Meds Research

2019 01 Oct

The NHS has massive amounts of health data held within its various trusts and other facilities, and these "data silos" make it difficult for researchers and innovators to access and use important data about people's health. This problem will soon be a thing of the past as new data hubs – a total of seven – are set to be rolled out across the UK starting... Read more

IT Management

Health and Consumer Tech Partnerships on the Rise

2019 26 Sep

Digital technology and mHealth expansion  not only enable patients to be more proactive in keeping themselves fit and healthy, these tech innovations are also underpinning the growth of consumerism in healthcare.   With data collected from medical devices – including wearables and other mHealth tools – becoming increasingly valuable for disease... Read more

IT Management

Cost-Effective HealthIT Solutions

2019 10 Sep

Data has become an important asset in today's digital world; moreover, increasing IT use and automation results in more of this asset being created. Interestingly, other industries pale in comparison with healthcare when it comes to the amount of data generated – ie, about a trillion gigabytes of data each year coming from a variety of sources such... 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

IT Management

Bills, Claims and Analysis: Blockchain in Healthcare

2019 03 Sep

Increasing need to store and secure medical data, including sensitive patient information, is among key factors behind the expanded application of blockchain technology in healthcare. By 2025, it is estimated that global blockchain technology in healthcare market will be worth more than $1.636 billion.   This projection is contained in new research... Read more

Executive Health Management

In Data We Trust

2019 26 Aug

An efficient mHealth network relies on patient data but provision of such data requires confidence that it is being sourced and used with integrity. HealthManagement.org spoke to three health data experts for their views on what healthcare can do to secure patient trust when it comes to accessing and using their data.   Jaana Sinipuro Project... Read more