Search Tag: healthcare data

4CE: Extracting COVID-19 Data from EHRs

2020 08 Sep

As the respiratory disease COVID-19 is caused by a new pathogen, SARS-CoV-2, there is so much uncertainty that makes the battle against the pandemic even more challenging. Experts continue with their research work to have a better understanding on COVID-19's underlying physiology and its interactions with the body's different system processes.... Read more

Post-Brexit Health Data Sharing at Risk?

2020 03 Feb

After three-and-a-half years of deliberations, the UK officially left the European on January 31st.   A transition period until the end of this year will see both stakeholders drawing up a number of agreements, with trade being at the forefront.   You might also like: Brexit Disruption Harnessed For A Better NHS As far as data sharing... Read more

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

Blockchain healthcare IT set for huge growth by 2025

2018 24 Apr

The need to improve interoperability and security of the healthcare information systems is a major factor for the growing adoption of blockchain technology in the healthcare sector, according to a new report from global market intelligence and advisory firm BIS Research. The report says the blockchain in healthcare is projected to be $176.8 million... Read more

Google new cloud API to address healthcare data interop challenges

2018 20 Mar

Interoperability remains a major problem when it comes to managing healthcare data. In some large hospitals, even the sharing of information between care teams is sometimes difficult because the EHR system used in one department may be different from the EHRs used in other departments. To address these interoperability concerns, Google has launched... Read more

Blockchain and the monetisation of healthcare data

2018 27 Feb

The application of artificial intelligence in healthcare continues to expand, and this time AI will be used in combination with blockchain technology to create a global marketplace for healthcare data. In this blockchain-based marketplace, the monetisation of a person's health data (e.g., blood test results) will become possible. Longenesis, a healthcare... Read more

Valuable and Vulnerable: Healthcare Data Breach Forecast

2015 06 Jan

The second annual data breach forecast published by Experian warns of an ongoing threat against data privacy and safety for healthcare organisations in 2015. Technological developments designed to increase efficiency and consumer involvement — such as record digitisation, cloud storage and wearable health monitoring devices — make healthcare data more... Read more

SANS-Norse Report: Cyberattacks Compromising Healthcare Organisations

2014 25 Feb

Norse Global Threat Intelligence Platform Identifies Healthcare Organizations' Compromised Networks, Applications, Devices and Systems In association with SANS, the most trusted and largest source for information security training, certification and research, Norse, the leading provider of live threat intelligence solutions, has released the... Read more

Sectra Signs Major Agreement With Healthcare Region in Scandinavia

2014 11 Feb

A customer in Scandinavia has signed a four-year agreement with the IT and medical technology company Sectra. The order value amounts to SEK 32 million (approx. EUR 3.4 M). The agreement includes development, maintenance and support for the customer’s regional IT solution for managing medical images and patient information, the Sectra RIS and PACS.... Read more