Search Tag: healthcare data

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

Health Management

2015 03 Feb

Susannah Fox is the second Entrepreneur in Residence at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the largest philanthropic organisation in the US devoted solely to public health. The Entrepreneur in Residence is an experimental position which Fox assumed in September 2014. According to the RWJF website, Fox “excels at using data and storytelling... 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

Patients Vote for a Healthier Europe

2014 08 Mar

Author Anders Olauson President The European Patients’ Forum 31, rue du commerce B-1000 Brussels [email protected] +32 (0)2 280 23 34   Links You are invited to sign the EPF Manifesto to support this campaign and therefore commit to include a patients’ perspective in your work:... 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

Agfa HealthCare/Worldline Enter Rgional Imaging Agreement with Alsace e-santé

2014 22 Jan

Agreement will deliver a series of shared services to healthcare and radiology facilities across Alsace Agfa HealthCare and Worldline are acting as a consortium to implement an innovative solution for sharing medical images. The SIMRAL project foresees to archive and share more than 1 million imaging exams per year, amongst 53 facilities... Read more