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DT Research All-in-One Medical-Cart Computers

2016 21 Nov

First to Power Continuous Data Access at Point-of-CareBreakthrough Hot-Swappable Battery Design Eliminates Delays in Patient Care and Addresses COW Challenges in HealthcareDT Research, the leading designer and manufacturer of purpose-built computing solutions for vertical markets, today announced the DT590 series of All-in-One Medical-Cart Computers,... Read more

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Volume 16 - Issue 4, 2016

2016 13 Nov

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Interoperability: Slow Progress But Willingness to Improve

2016 13 Nov

A mere 6% of clinicians can effectively access information from healthcare providers using a different electronic medical record (EMR) in order to facilitate improvement to patient care, according to KLAS Research’s recent report Interoperability 2016: From a Clinician View— Frustrating Reality or Hopeful Future? While this is a low percentage, Bob... Read more

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Bitcoin Technology for Healthcare?

2016 04 Oct

  Technology used in connection with Bitcoin currency could be the solution for healthcare’s wide-ranging IT systems. Blockchain garnered global attention as Bitcoin’s peer-to-peer transactions system for verifying and recording transactions in a ledger. The healthcare sector innovators are starting to take notice of blockchain’s capacity for supporting enormous... Read more

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HIT Interoperability Measurement Model for 2017

2016 12 Sep

A new interoperability benchmark and measurement model for assessment of performance and progress is set to launch at the start of 2017.   The model was established at last month’s KLAS Cornerstone Summit in Utah and is a collaborative initiative devised by industry representatives based on the 2016 Interoperability KLAS study design.   The study focuses... Read more

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Rio Olympics: First Interoperable EHR Implementation

2016 23 Aug

The Rio Olympics were something of a landmark for EHR implementation with sponsor GE Healthcare providing a fully interoperable system amongst all of the participating teams. Using cloud technology, athletes and their support staff had their health records managed on a common EHR. The largest team at the games this year was the U.S. Olympic team. It... Read more

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EU Telehealth Interoperability in Spotlight

2016 27 Jun

Six European Union (EU) countries have asked the eHealth Network for a road map on telemedicine interoperability across borders.In a letter to the eHealth Network, healthcare leaders from Denmark, Norway, Austria, Finland, Sweden and Catalonia have said they support the furtherment of telemedicine and in employing it on a large scale but want “cross... Read more

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eHealth Forum 2016

2016 16 Jun

The eHealth Forum is 1 event in 2 venues spanning the city of Athens:Venue 1: The Forum at the Megaron Athens International Conference Center where stakeholders with knowledge and expertise will come together;Venue 2:The Festival at Technopolis City of Athens is the 1st health technology event open to the public with free admission, to experience how... Read more

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EHR Adoption Reaches 96%; Data Exchange Lagging

2016 06 Jun

According to data from a new survey released at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) 2016 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., nearly all of the nation’s hospitals have adopted certified electronic health records (EHRs). This represents a nine-fold increase since 2008, according to survey data from the American... Read more

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Better Alert Management Needed for EHRs

2016 21 Mar

Interoperability has its advantages with information sharing across networks helping improve efficiency in patient care. But it also comes as no surprise that there are also costs to being connected as has been shown by a study on emails connected to Electronics health Records (EHRs) Researchers in Texas undertook a study on email overload and found... Read more


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