Search Tag: patient empowerment

Executive Health Management


2023 28 Nov

  Interoperability outcomes in healthcare refer to improving patient care, reducing medical errors, and increasing efficiency in healthcare delivery by enhancing the necessary coordination of all the agents involved.   Key Points Interoperability oriented towards care continuity. Empowerment of the patient over their clinical information....Read more

IT Management


2023 09 Jun

At HIMSS this week, Harvey Castro, Emergency Physician, ChatGPT healthcare expert and author of ChatGPT & Healthcare: Unlocking the Potential of Patient Empowerment, talked about how ChatGPT could revolutionise healthcare.   According to a study published in Scientific American, ChatGPT has an IQ of 155. As Dr Castro points out, this means ChatGPT...Read more

IT Management


2020 02 Dec

Google in collaboration with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ( AHRQ ) is launching a pilot project aimed at helping citizens to plan their doctor’s appointments.   You might also like: How Will FAMGA Shakeup Healthcare?   In a blog post, Dave Greenwood, Product Manager at Google Health, notes the advantages of planned...Read more

Executive Health Management


2019 26 Aug

mHealth has gained considerable momentum in recent years, but, contrary to common perception, mHealth is not limited to mobile health. It has a broad application across healthcare, including the use of biosensors, wearable personal technology, precision medicine, personalised care, patient engagement, and patient empowerment. We could say mHealth is...Read more

IMAGING Management


2019 17 Apr

The radiologist has always been considered the "doctor's doctor," advising referring clinicians. Recently there has been a shift in the care continue thrusting radiologists onto centre stage where they serve patients directly. The new norm in radiology is in the approach of patient-centred care . Physicians and healthcare providers 'team up' with...Read more

IT Management


2019 11 Feb

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Health Management


2018 21 Aug

New methods of patient empowerment and communication with doctor. In the Mühldorf clinic, patients have been equipped with a ‘smart visit’ app in a pilot project to gain experience with a new instrument of data communication. Data Transmition There are numerous apps to assist people with a broad range of issues relating...Read more

Health Management


2018 20 Feb

How healthcare IT can impact business models.  What is the potential for information technology to transform healthcare processes and where will the consumer stand? For more than eleven years, I have been active via the European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) as a pro-bono member of the board of ENTSCHEIDERFABRIK. This is the incubator...Read more

Health Management


2018 25 Jan

Th e r e i s n o “ o n e - s i z e - f i t s - a l l ” a p p r o a c h t o p a t i e n t po r t a l s. With the Eu r opean Commission's eHealth Action Plan 2012-2020 f or wide digital health imple mentation...Read more

Executive Health Management


2016 27 Oct

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


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


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


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


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...Read more

IT Management


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...Read more

IT Management


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...Read more

Executive Health Management


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...Read more

IT Management


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...Read more

Cardiology Management


2014 27 Mar

Biotronik, a leading manufacturer of cardiovascular medical technology, announced new results from a sub-analysis of the landmark TRUST trial, published in the European Heart Journal. This analysis examined recommended ICD follow-up methods by comparing patient adherence in two groups: those who were given remote follow-ups with Biotronik Home...Read more

IT Management


2014 26 Mar

The relationship between doctor-patient in the 2.0 era The democratisation of new technologies and particularly Internet has fundamentally changed the relationship between patient and caregiver. "Patient Empowerment" will be one of the highlighted topics of WoHIT 2014 Nice from 2 to 4 April. In a context where chronic diseases, especially...Read more

Health Management


2014 08 Mar

Author Mamas Theodorou, PhD Associate Professor in Health Policy and Planning Open University of Cyprus Introduction Cyprus, a European Union (EU) and Eurozone country, is an island republic covering an area of 9,250 square kilometres...Read more

Health Management


2014 08 Mar

Author Anders Olauson President The European Patients’ Forum 31, rue du commerce B-1000 Brussels [email protected] +32 (0)2 280 23 34   Links You are invited to sign the EPF Manifesto to support this campaign and therefore commit to include a patients’ perspective in your work:...Read more