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IT Management

Apple Watch to 'Monitor' Breast Cancer Patients

2015 26 May

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper and Polaris Health Directions have teamed up for a project to help those with breast cancer deal with behavioural health issues. The project will rely on the Apple Watch to track behavioural data in real time that could help refine patients' treatment regimens. The plan is to equip some 30 breast cancer patients... Read more

IT Management

Hospital IT Spending Priorities: Patient Engagement Over Data Security

2015 14 Mar

Patient engagement and population health were among the highest rated issues of importance in a recent survey of hospital decision makers about their facilities’ IT purchase intentions for the year ahead. However, most leaders are uncertain of their approach or vendor(s) of choice. Furthermore, only 25 percent of hospitals said they planned a data... Read more

IT Management

WoHIT 2014: Introducing Patients’ Empowerment

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

IT Management

HIMSS 2014: Barco to Premiere Industry’s Only Interoperable Bedside Patient Engagement Platform

2014 20 Feb

Barco, a global leader in healthcare visualisation and IT systems, will demonstrate its turnkey patient engagement and clinical collaboration solution, CareConnex, representing the optimum platform for bedside interactive patient care.  Available in a variety of integrated hardware/software options, CareConnex is uniquely interoperable with... Read more