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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

Executive Health Management

Consumerism in Healthcare

2019 11 Sep

The growing trend of consumerism in healthcare is drawing more attention to the provision of high-quality care at reasonable costs. It therefore behoves provider organisations to make significant strategic change in order to stay relevant and provide the kind of quality care patients, as consumers, expect. You may also like: The Hospital as... 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

Executive Health Management

Patient Trust Needed for Healthcare Data Success

2019 26 Aug

Summary: Health data holds the promise of healing a plethora of healthcare operational woes. Saluscoop looks at how we can make data work for provider and patient.   More and More Data for a Healthier Society   We are experiencing a period of data explosion: the digitalisation of health records, the increasing use of smartphones, portable... Read more

Executive Health Management

General Data Protection Regulation and healthcare

2018 23 May

What could the new data protection law mean for health sector leaders? The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on 25 May 2018, replacing the 1995 Data Protection Directive. Directly binding and applicable in all EU states, the GDPR aims to protect the data and privacy of the European population by giving... Read more

IT Management

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

IT Management

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

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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

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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