Search Tag: patient empowerment

Executive Health Management

FT Digital Health Summit USA

2016 04 Aug

With the healthcare industry continuing to experience an explosion of innovative technologies, regulatory bodies and associations are going to have a greater role to play in the speed in which digital health is truly realized. Combined with patient representatives having greater input into the formats and delivery of healthcare, the industry is still... 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

Self-Care Hub Gets Positive Feedback

2015 14 May

The Self-Care Hub, the new online tool that empowers people with long-term health issues to better understand and self-manage their conditions, has received excellent feedback during its preview at the Library of Birmingham. The web-based solution aims to reduce the need for face-to-face consultation with clinicians, reducing reliance on over-stretched... Read more

IT Management

Patient to Partner: App Tracks Breast Cancer Journey For Research

2015 15 Mar

A new patient-centred app now available for download in the iTunes Apple Store will empower women affected by breast cancer to participate in the research process by recording their symptoms and progress using sensors and surveys via their iPhones. The “Share the Journey: Mind, Body and Wellness After Breast Cancer” app is itself an interactive study... Read more

IMAGING Management

'My Hospital' Films Educate Learning-Disabled Patients

2014 23 Jun

Newcastle Hospitals have teamed with a community arts organisation to produce a series of films to educate learning-disabled people about what to expect as they prepare for hospital appointments which include radiology tests. Each film in the ‘My Hospital’ series features people with learning disabilities, along with their caregivers and hospital radiologists,... Read more

IT Management

LRS Launches Check Point Surveys to Capture Real-Time Patient Feedback

2014 30 May

Gives healthcare providers immediate insights into patient satisfaction Long Range Systems, (LRS), a leading supplier of messaging and tracking solutions, has announced the launch of Check Point Surveys, a tablet survey application that helps businesses collect on-site patient feedback. “Healthcare providers cannot afford to find out about patient experience... Read more

IT Management

Risks and Rewards of mHealth Deployment in the EU

2014 20 May

The MIHealth Forum takes place in Barcelona this week in a city, which seeks to become a laboratory for mobile health technology. On 22 May, the European Commission’s Gisele Roesems will lead a session on the commission’s Green Paper on mHealth deployment, which has the objective of addressing issues and breaking down barriers which exist with stakeholders.... Read more

Executive Health Management

World Health Day 2014: Preventing Vector-Borne diseases

2014 07 Apr

“Small bite, big threat”More than half the world’s population is at risk from diseases such as malaria, dengue, leishmaniasis, Lyme disease, schistosomiasis, and yellow fever, carried by mosquitoes, flies, ticks, water snails and other vectors. Every year, more than one billion people are infected and more than one million die from vector-borne diseases.This... Read more

IT Management

Centro Diagnostico Italiano 2.0: Exam Results at The Touch of an App

2014 01 Apr

The Centro Diagnostico Italiano in Milan, Italy, has launched its first app, giving access to the over 600,000 patients who frequent its 21 centres annually to view their test results on their Android tablet, smartphone, iPad or iPhone.   Offering patients the possibility to arrange their own results in a computerised health record, the app... Read more


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