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Treasure in the cloud

UKCloud Health: stakeholders should replace their insular IT strategies with cloud-based models that are primed for collaborative data mining

Digital health innovators revealed as finalists in the HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Awards

European health centers recognised for digital innovation which advances patient safety and outcomes

Systematic to provide new EPR for Region of Southern Denmark

Danish software firm Systematic makes successful bid to supply a new electronic patient record (EPR) for the Region of Southern Denmark.

Sign-to-speech innovator clinches top women entrepreneurs’ prize

The creator of a smart glove that translates sign language to text and speech was among the winners at the UK’s AXA Health Tech & You Awards

Hospital de Dénia 'Marina Salud' achieves Stage 6 of the HIMSS Analytics EMRAM standards

Hospital de Dénia remains part of a world-wide group of hospitals who have excelled in this area.

Building trust in health apps

Providing quality checks for health apps is something that is discussed in many European healthcare systems

ECCO and CODE unite to improve cancer care in Europe

The Collaboration for Oncology Data in Europe (CODE) and European CanCer Organisation (ECCO) have joined forces on a new project

Winners of Europe’s Silver Economy Awards announced

Innovative products and services helping serve Europe’s growing ‘silver economy’ were honoured at Europe’s first Silver Economy Awards

BLOG: Integrated clinical history for better patient care

In a new blog, Miquel Soler, Director of IT Services, Ricoh Spain, looks at the different ways technology can improve service workflows and outcomes

UK CCG scoops top international award

NHS East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group, from the UK, has been presented with this year’s Starfield Award at an awards ceremony in Texas

Improving clinical decision support

Doctors, researchers and patients need improved computerized clinical decision support; The Norwegian Centre for E-health Research is working on it.

Wearable tech making huge inroads in healthcare sector

Wearable tech is helping free up hospital beds and evaluate and treat cancer
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HIMSS Appoints Two Leaders to Executive Team Bringing World-Class Strategic and Clinical Expertise to its International Operations

Public Health England Senior Advisor Dr Charles Alessi and business strategist Bruce Steinberg join HIMSS to lead the global evolution into a new era

‘Orangeworm’ malware presents new challenge to healthcare sector

Healthcare and IT service providers across Europe, the US and Asia are among the targets of recently identified cyber-crime group, researchers warn

data security

Does caring mean sharing?

Anxieties about patient data confidentiality continue to simmer in the wake of the ICO’s report into DeepMind’s partnership with the Royal Free

HIMSS Europe and Health 2.0 to host the most influential digital health event in Europe

The HIMSS Europe & Health 2.0 Conference will include big names in healthcare innovation such as Robert Wachter, Helen Bevan and Lucien Engelen

Cybersecurity Pulse-check

WannaCry took many healthcare organisations by surprise, exposing the risk of a slack approach to routine system updates

Hospital de Cascais Dr Jose Almeida is validated at EMRAM Stage 7

Hospital de Cascais Dr Jose Almeida in Portugal is successfully validated at Stage 7 of the international HIMSS Analytics EMRAM standards

A round up of 2017 healthcare IT highlights

Before the end of the year, we take a quick look back at some of our most popular stories from European healthcare IT from 2017

BLOG: A look into the crystal ball - The European eHealth agenda for 2018

Europe is great, but when it comes to predicting eHealth, you quickly realise that the future is not the same in different parts of our world

Liberté Egalité Pataquès

More and more French hospitals are using data to improve patient outcomes to boost communication between patients and caregivers

HIMSS Europe and HIMSS UK Launch stand-alone platforms for established media brands

HIMSS Europe and HIMSS UK have launched stand-alone platforms for two of its established online media brands, Insights and BJ-HC

Changing the system from the inside

As ambitions go, Abdullah Albeyatti’s concept of a new blockchain-based ecosystem for the patient record is not exactly modest

BLOG: HIMSS Analytics EMRAM criteria changes. What to expect and how to prepare

The HIMSS Analytics’ EMRAM was produced and first released in the US in 2005 and later to Europe in 2010

EU Cloud in Health Advisory Council offers recommendations on health data

A Call to Action to “Enable data-driven healthcare & research for citizen benefit while protecting patient privacy” has been launched
data security

Bupa employee steals information affecting 108,000 insurance plans

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