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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

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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

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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

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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

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Vendor-Driven Standards for Interoperability

2019 21 Aug

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

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Survey Finds Privacy and Security Key Barriers to Interoperability

2019 02 Jul

  The exchange of health information between hospitals and other provider organisations could result in more efficient delivery of care. A new survey, however, finds that security and data privacy issues continue to pose a big challenge in promoting interoperability in healthcare . The survey was conducted by the Trusted Network Accreditation Program... Read more

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NHS England barriers to interoperability

2018 22 May

A new report has identified key barriers to increased interoperability in NHS England, including inadequate technical and clinical standards as well as unwillingness to share data.  Although a substantial amount of patient data is being shared within the NHS – mostly via 61 local shared records across England – much of this sharing is limited... Read more

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Impediments to EHR Interoperability

2017 20 Jun

A survey of health information exchange (HIE) professionals reveals that both EHR vendors and health systems are employing a variety of tactics – notably information blocking – that impede progress in EHR interoperability. “Half of respondents reported that EHR vendors routinely engage in information blocking, and 25 percent of respondents reported... Read more

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Price: Push for Interoperability Continues

2017 12 Mar

The Trump administration will continue to push interoperability in order to promote the growth of health information technology and electronic health records, according to HHS Secretary Dr. Tom Price.   An article in Modern Healthcare says Price sent a letter to Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) to elaborate on policy positions he'd given during his congressional... Read more

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DT Research All-in-One Medical-Cart Computers

2016 21 Nov

First to Power Continuous Data Access at Point-of-Care Breakthrough Hot-Swappable Battery Design Eliminates Delays in Patient Care and Addresses COW Challenges in Healthcare DT 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