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Health Management

Future Leaders: What Healthcare Needs For Cybersecurity Risks

2016 25 Aug

What, in your view, are the greatest threats facing the healthcare sector in cybersecurity?   First, the wrong executives such as Chief Financial Officers are ‏in charge of IT and cybersecurity strategy in half US healthcare ‏organisations. One third have no cybersecurity executive on ‏staff. In too many organisations qualified cybersecurity executives... Read more

IT Management

Only Half of Healthcare Leaders Feel Cyberattack Protected

2015 06 Sep

Eighty-one percent of healthcare executives say their information technology has been compromised by cyberattacks during the past two years, according to a recent survey by KPMG. In addition, only half of those executives say they are ready to defend against future attacks. These attacks may put sensitive patient data at risk of exposure, the KPMG report... Read more

Executive Health Management

Improving Health Information Exchange in the ER

2015 10 Aug

An article published in Annals of Emergency Medicine offers guidance on maximising the value of health information exchange (HIE) in emergency departments. The report lists five primary and seven secondary recommendations made by an emergency physician-led workgroup to improve HIE in the emergency room. "HIE helps emergency physicians — who usually... Read more

IT Management

EHTEL Says Next Five Years Critical for Mobile Health

2015 15 Jul

The European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL) has said that the period until 2020 is critical for the development of mobile health.In the newly issued report on its annual ‘Thought Leadership Debate’ held in Riga during eHealth Week in May, EHTEL brought together key speakers on the issue of mHealth and integrated healthcare under the theme of... Read more

IT Management

Importance of Cross-Platform Communications

2015 14 Jun

With the easy availability of health apps, it has now become possible to monitor one’s steps, heart beat and sleep patterns. However, this information has not yet reached patient electronic health records. The commentary has been published in Cell Systems. Harvard researchers argue that these mobile devices could reshape the practice of medicine and... Read more

IMAGING Management

RNSA 2014: Agfa HealthCare Shows Latest XERO Viewer

2014 10 Nov

Updated enterprise imaging XERO Viewer's new functionalities support the “continuum of care, anytime, anywhere”•    Access the patients’ extensive imaging record in a single zero download application.•    New functionalities support greater collaboration and clinical depth. •    New patient-centric view. •    ‘Full Fidelity View' enables physicians Read more

Executive Health Management

Tech-Savvy Doctors Improve Patient Care

2014 05 Aug

Health technology, which lets physicians access real-time data critical in making care decisions, can do a lot towards improving quality of care. As such, technology can be expensive for hospitals. This question then arises: Is it worth the cost?Generally, for health systems, getting doctors' support to cut costs is always a big challenge. "Traditionally... Read more

IT Management

Agfa HealthCare: ICIS, VNA For Two Major Dutch Academic Hospitals

2014 18 Jul

Enterprise imaging solution, ICIS, will connect departments across the Vrije Universiteit Medisch Centrum, with expansion to the Amsterdam Academisch Medisch Centrum in the near future.  VNA features a workflow engine and updated universal viewer that indexes medical images as part of the medical record.ICIS enterprise imaging solution integrates and... Read more

IT Management

Children's Hospital Los Angeles Makes 'Most Wired' List

2014 11 Jul

Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), one of the leading paediatric hospitals in the US, has been included in the list of 'Most Wired' hospitals in the country. Being named on the list, released annually by Health & Health Networks magazine, is recognition of a health care organisation's investment in technology that supports patient safety and best... Read more

IT Management

Dutch Hospitals Selects Sectra as Regional IT Solution Partner

2014 04 Jul

The Dutch healthcare group Zorggroep Leveste Middenveld, the result of the merger between Scheper Hospital Emmen and Bethesda Hospital Hoogeveen, has selected Sectra as their IT and medical technology partner. The long-term contract with Sectra’s includes a regional IT solution for managing medical images and patient information. The solution will facilitate... Read more

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