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Doctors 2.0 & You 2016

2016 13 Apr

Doctors 2.0 & You, now the « must-attend » digital health event in Europe, was launched in 2011 in Paris, just about the time of the first rush for the iPad, hence the photo of Steve Jobs looming over me during my first keynote at the event.  Seems a million years ago that physicians were discovering that the iPad could fit in their white coat pockets.What... Read more

IT Management

Digital Health & Wellness Summit at Mobile World Congress 2016

2015 15 Dec

We are delighted to be leading the 3rd Digital Health & Wellness Summit programme at the Mobile World Congress 2016, Barcelona 22- 25 February 2016. Following the success of the 2015 event we know 2016 is going to be even more exciting. Read more

IT Management

5 IT Terms Hospital CEOs Should Know

2015 30 Jun

Healthcare is one area where technology has made a huge impact. New medical devices, medicines and treatments that improve patient care are created as a result of technological advancements.  As technology evolves fast, healthcare executives who come from non-technical backgrounds may find it overwhelming. Hence, it's essential that they understand... Read more

IT Management

conhIT 2016

2015 29 Jun

The Congress plays an important part in enabling exhibitors and visitors at conhIT to keep abreast of latest developments and its emphasis is on papers offering practical information. The practice-oriented congress programme is developed by the Congress Committe. Representatives of the leading healthcare IT industry organisations and institutions serving... Read more

IT Management

mHealth Patient Engagement Rises But...

2015 23 May

Although cellular phones and other mobile devices providing patient-centred technology actively engage patients in care, evidence of effectiveness in improving health-related outcomes is limited, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report. In addition, "providers have not been able to effectively leverage technology tools" to improve population health... Read more

IT Management

Mobile Cancer Centre Takes Care Services to Survivors

2015 21 Feb

The increasing number of cancer survivors poses a challenge for easily accessible follow-up care. Cancer survivors must deal with ongoing issues such as adequate nutrition, pain management, muscle weakness, problems with range of motion, fatigue, anxiety and depression. Beginning in April, a custom-designed Mobile Cancer Survivor Clinic will deliver... Read more

IT Management

10 Health IT Predictions For 2015

2014 09 Dec

A report from IDC Health Insights lists 10 predictions for health IT in 2015. The outlook suggests that consumers expect hospitals and healthcare providers to be more responsive to their needs and wishes, which will necessitate the employment of new, cost-effective technology systems and tools. The focus will be on consumer engagement, mobile devices,... Read more

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Framework to Assess Medical App Safety Risks

2014 22 Sep

The use of mobile medical apps by clinicians, patients, and others has grown dramatically since the proliferation of mobile phones and tablet computers. A mobile medical app is defined as any software application created for or used on a mobile device for medical or other health-related purposes. Recent studies show that mobile devices and apps can... Read more

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