Search Tag: interoperability

IT Management

2021 14 Jun

In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For this month, I have invited Mr Giorgio Cangioli to co-author a brief article on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), as hospitals and their interconnections are a critical asset and next... Read more

IT Management

2021 12 Mar

Power to the Patient It’s there, it’s everywhere, in multiple shapes and forms. Ethereum, Bitcoin, Dogecoin, Litecoin, Cardano... Ever since bitcoin saw the light of day, we have been immersed in the bitcoin fever: the idea of a safe investment or a volatile currency with variable levels of speculation. However, blockchain... Read more

IT Management

EMR Interoperability in 2020: Major Trends

2021 01 Feb

KLAS and CHIME report on the state of EMR interoperability in 2020 outlining 10 interoperability trends that highlight areas of progress and opportunities for industry improvement.   You might also like: How Far is the Future?   Compared to the previous KLAS’ report on interoperability published in 2017, the data... Read more

IT Management

Our Top 15 Technology Stories from 2019

2019 28 Dec

As the year draws to a close, we take a look at our most viewed technology stories across our 2019 news and journals.   Fighting Cyber Threats With a Global Community Denise Anderson, President of the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC), spoke to HealthManagement.org about this growing global organisation’s aim... Read more

Executive Health Management

Vendor-Driven Standards for Interoperability

2019 02 Oct

David Hancock, the healthcare executive advisor at InterSystems, was recently elected vendor co-chair of INTEROPen, a UK collaboration that promotes open standards for interoperability in the health and care sector. HealthManagement.org spoke to David about why he wants INTEROPen to be vendor-led and how this approach will help both suppliers and... Read more

Executive Health Management

Managing the Whole Health of the Ageing Population

2019 02 Oct

Summary: With a rapidly growing older population, effective care for ageing patients will require healthcare stakeholders to collaborate in managing the whole health of these patients.  Throughout the world, but especially in Europe and Northern America, the population is ageing at an alarming rate. The United Nations Department of Economic... 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

Executive Health Management

Digitalising Healthcare

2019 05 Sep

Digitalisation has made a huge impact on life today, this is not only seen in manufacturing but also communications and particularly in healthcare services. By digitalising healthcare, we can provide high-quality care whilst also improving patient experiences.   Healthcare’s digitalisation is evident, although this seems to be happening slowly due... 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