Search Tag: patient data

Executive Health Management

Why embracing Artificial Intelligence is beneficial for all

2019 22 Feb

In many ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) may seem like a new concept in healthcare, mainly due in part to the recent traction the topic has made in the news in the last few years. It has even been falsely sensationalized, to further elevate buzz, as a tool that will one day replace clinicians altogether. The truth, though, is that companies like Hologic,... Read more

IT Management

Non-traditional stakeholders making waves in healthcare

2019 22 Jan

Amazon, a name closely attached to retail and consumer goods, is also attracting a lot of attention as it makes an aggressive push into healthcare. Last November the company announced the launch of a new machine learning service intended to mine data from electronic health records ( EHRs ). The initiative, industry observers point out, is meant... Read more

Executive Health Management

Can Blockchain support advances in radiology?

2019 21 Jan

In 2019 we will embrace Blockchain and innovation as necessary support for the healthcare of our time. Blockchain can influence the design and implementation of new models by refining data security; provide more robust audit trail mechanisms required, eliminate medical imaging acquisitions repetition, reduce transaction costs, while allowing... Read more

Executive Health Management

Blockchain for radiology

2019 21 Jan

Key areas where Blockchain has the potential to spark a revolution & increase quality while decreasing healthcare cost. Blockchain is an exciting new technology that promises to address many problems that exist within the current framework in radiology. We discuss three key areas where Blockchain can potentially spark a revolution and increase... Read more

Executive Health Management

Unblock the Chain Infographic

2019 21 Jan

Blockchain and its application in healthcare  Read more

IMAGING Management

Healthcare providers leak your data

2018 20 Nov

The recent implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe was another step in the ongoing effort to prevent data breaches and protect your personal and patient information from sophisticated online attackers. Personal data has become a valuable commodity sought after by hackers as many large institutions have fallen prey... Read more

Executive Health Management

Data power to the patients!

2018 07 Nov

Patient-driven data business, not data-driven patient business. Data-driven business models make up the medical and healthcare market in large parts, a trend reinforced by further technological developments and regulation. Care must be taken to avoid a situation where only a few players benefit. Who lives outside the GAMFANNAT economy... Read more

IT Management

How to build a secure cybersecurity dashboard

2018 31 Oct

The protection of patient data is of paramount importance to health systems. One way to achieve this is to have cybersecurity dashboards, which serve as tools to stop breaches before they happen and squash threats that manage to slip past their safeguards.  While the components of a successful dashboard are largely dependent on the needs of... Read more

Executive Health Management

The need and speed of cooperation instead of competition in research

2018 22 Sep

Questions that need to be answered taking into account benefits for the patient. Academic rivalry is not in the patient’s interest, and as long as patients are not involved in healthcare and healthcare research on an equal basis there will be no solutions for the questions that need answering. Leó Szilárd wrote in 1948 The Mark Gable... Read more

Executive Health Management

eHealth – transforming healthcare in disruptive times

2018 23 May

Where is eHealth in Ireland heading and where could it lead us?   Examining the state of eHealth, its challenges and opportunities at the European Association of Hospital Managers congress in Dublin.   With digital innovations dramatically transforming every layer of the healthcare landscape, intensive discussions are required to manage... Read more