Innovation

Innovation in healthcare technology underpins every striking improvement in the sector, for both patients and caregivers. From AI and blockchain to wearables and sensor technologies, this hub will let you know what you need to keep an eye out for to be one step ahead of the game

IDC’s Top 10 predictions for healthcare IT in 2018

‘By 2020, 25% of data used in medical care will be collected and shared with healthcare systems by the patients themselves’, says IDC report

Ordensklinikum Linz Elisabethinen achieves EMRAM Stage 6

Ordensklinikum Linz Elisabethinen in Austria has been successfully validated at Stage 6 of the international HIMSS Analytics EMRAM standards.

Could digital health resolve the current US opioid crisis?

How has Donald Trump's declaration of a ‘National Public Health Emergency’ encouraged digital health innovators to get on board to find...

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AGAPLESION DIAKONIEKLINIKUM ROTENBURG achieves EMRAM Stage 6

AGAPLESION DIAKONIEKLINIKUM ROTENBURG (Rotenburg an der Wümme, Germany) has been successfully validated at Stage 6 of the international HIMSS Analytics EMRAM standards. In demonstrating compliance against the standards AGAPLESION DIAKONIEKLINIKUM ROTENBURG has reaffirmed its commitment to use technology to improve patient safety and the overall...

Experts discuss health IT trends during HIMSS Europe webinar

Towards the end of last year, HIMSS Europe brought together three experts from the UK, Norway and Germany to discuss findings from the HIMSS Analytics Annual Survey, looking at challenges and opportunities for digital in healthcare.

Istituto di Candiolo hospital in Italy successfully revalidates as EMRAM Stage 6

Istituto di Candiolo – IRCCS, a privately owned hospital in the region of Piemont (Italy) has been successfully revalidated at Stage 6 of the international HIMSS Analytics EMRAM standards on 15 December 2017. In demonstrating compliance against the standards Candiolo hospital has reaffirmed its commitment to use technology to improve patient...

Santa Maria Nuova Hospital at Reggio Emilia achieves EMRAM Stage 6

Santa Maria Nuova Hospital at Reggio Emilia in Italy has successfully validated at Stage 6 of the international HIMSS Analytics EMRAM standards. In demonstrating compliance against the standards Santa Maria Nuova has clearly demonstrated its commitment to use technology to improve patient safety and the overall quality of clinical care.

The Nikiforov Russian Centre of Emergency and Radiation Medicine achieves EMRAM Stage 6

The Nikiforov Russian Center of Emergency and Radiation Medicine has successfully validated at Stage 6 of the international HIMSS Analytics EMRAM standards. In demonstrating compliance against the standards NRCERM has reaffirmed its commitment to use technology to improve patient safety and the overall quality of clinical care. The Federal State...

Aarhus University Hospital achieves HIMSS Analytics EMRAM Stage 6

Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark has successfully validated at Stage 6 of the international HIMSS Analytics EMRAM standards. In demonstrating compliance against the standards Aarhus has reaffirmed its commitment to use technology to improve patient safety and the overall quality of clinical care.

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 thought it would make sense to take a quick look back at some of our most popular stories from European healthcare IT in 2017, and hopefully give our readers a chance to catch up on any highlights that may have been missed.

Radboud University Medical Centre is re-validated at HIMSS Analytics EMRAM Stage 7

Radboudumc in the Netherlands has successfully re-validated at Stage 7 of the international HIMSS Analytics EMRAM standards. In once again demonstrating compliance against the standards Radboudumc has reaffirmed its commitment to use technology to improve patient safety and the overall quality of clinical care.

'Hospital departments work differently. A consultative approach is key in enterprise imaging'

As more sophisticated data sharing enables deeper collaboration between different areas of service delivery and patient care, the enterprise image archive is emerging as the foundation for a fresh approach. Massimo Angileri, Carestream Vice President Sales & Service Europe, describes the shifts that will take place as new accessibility models...

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. But one thing sets him apart from many other innovators with an eye on revolutionising healthcare delivery in the age of patient empowerment: he is a practising doctor.

BD helps Thun Hospital advance medication management into the future

Automated ward medication dispensing cabinet refills are now a reality.

BLOG: The predictable return of heart failure telemonitoring

Clinical trials have seriously corrupted the idea of the medical usefulness of heart failure telemonitoring in recent years. Here is why the technology is not dead, nevertheless, and indeed looks set for a comeback in the year 2018.

Hospices of Hope raise the status of patient communication to new heights in Romania

Alex Padureanu, CEO at Hospices of Hope, reveals how one of Romania’s leading home and palliative care providers expects to improve patient communication, and increase efficiency and operational cost-effectiveness by 50%, following the implementation of STATUS, Star Storage’s modular patient engagement and relationship management platform.

UK social care start-up to roll out new data analytics platform

After being included in the EU’s top 50 start-ups competition, Cera continues to address gaps in social care provision across the UK.

Transporting Canadian patients virtually

Insights finds out about the pioneering Canadian project, which is using virtual reality to help bed-bound patients escape from their rooms.

medavis RIS drives efficiency and quality at top Macedonian hospital

Acıbadem Sistina in Skopje, one of Macedonia’s leading clinical hospitals, has put the medavis RIS at the heart of its strategy to deliver the prompt service and efficient, accurate diagnosis demanded by patients in today’s globalised market.

AI as a multi-faceted instrument in healthcare

The idea has been around for decades, having made its official debut in the ’50s, yet few people know what Artificial Intelligence technology, tasked with mimicking human cognition like learning and problem-solving, is really capable of. Some argue that it has the power to transform care delivery and cultivate precision medicine. And just maybe,...

‘Fine-tuning investment in digital’

Dr Graham Evans, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS (National Health Service) Foundation Trust’s Chief Information and Technology Officer, outlines advances in the organisation’s digital agenda, focusing on the EPR deployment, and the UK’s Global Digital Exemplar and Fast Follower programmes.

Learn about the Digital Imaging Adoption Model’s (DIAM) first results in Europe and Russia at the Russian Radiology Congress

eHealth Tallinn 2017 focuses on the impact that a digital transformation of healthcare systems could have on society

Over 600 digital health experts from Europe and across the globe have gathered in Tallinn to exchange knowledge and share best practices as part of the eHealth Tallinn conference.

Cross-border digital health vision puts Estonian innovation centre-stage in Tallinn

Estonian Connected Health Cluster will showcase its vision of a cross-border collaborative approach to the development of applications, systems and services at eHealthTallinn (16-18 October 2017).

Digital innovation - The Italian job

The Digital Innovation in Healthcare Observatory of Politecnico di Milano estimates that overall expenditure for Italian digital healthcare in 2016 amounted to €1.27bn, which is lower when compared to the standards of other advanced European countries and represents a decline when compared to the previous year. What actions need to be taken to...

New 3D printing centre for healthcare opens in Sweden

Engineers from the new lab will work with GE Healthcare’s advanced manufacturing and engineering centre from Wisconsin.

eHealth Tallinn 2017: i-PROGNOSIS to present mobile app that captures early signs of Parkinson’s disease

Phones are getting increasingly smarter. One of their benefits is to support better health and care through improved diagnoses and novel health management practices. If smartphones facilitate the development of individualised approaches, they also bring new opportunities for communities to take action, including rallying for better health. You’re...

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