Idealistic visions can only be realised through real-life policy-making. This hub provides an insight into the effects and ramifications of decisions made from the top down, including funding, strategies and regulation.

EU healthcare deal: UK House of Lords calls for clarity

The rights of UK citizens to hold an EHIC card for treatment in the EU will cease after Brexit

Sweeping changes to US digital health regulation?

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering overhauling its digital health regulation

BLOG: Rare disease patients in limbo from Brexit negotiations

Will patients will suffer unless there is a new partnership on science and research between the EU and the UK after Brexit?

Moving towards a holistic healthcare ecosystem

Sweden is on the verge of a major reshuffle of its healthcare IT infrastructures. Because Sweden was an early adopter, many of its first generation systems are approaching the end of their life-cycle. More than half of the 21 Swedish regions are procuring or planning to procure new IT solutions now. Creating a patient-centric ecosystem that brings...

Netherlands-based venture capitalist to invest €280m in European med tech

Life sciences investment group, Life Sciences Partners (LSP) – based in Amsterdam - has secured €280m in funding for its new medical technology fund, making the fund the largest in Europe dedicated to this field.

More safety, or less innovation?

Four months after the much-discussed European Medical Device Regulation has come into effect, its potential implications for healthcare IT continue to be under the microscope. Smaller, innovative healthcare IT providers, in particular, fear that innovation will be hampered.

BLOG: Will Brexit jeopardise access to reciprocal healthcare?

Two years ago, when skiing in the French Alps, my daughter had a ski accident and was taken to hospital for urgent care. I was lucky enough to hold a European Health Insurance Card, which allowed us to receive healthcare as if we were local residents, as without it the bill could have been quite expensive for me!

Prescriptions without boundaries

In the first quarter of 2018, the five EU Member States Sweden, Finland, Portugal, Croatia, and Estonia will embark on a path that has the potential to change European healthcare forever. Cross-border exchange of electronic patient data will finally exit project phase. Electronic prescriptions will be here to stay, and more is likely to come.

OPTEL launches verification and decommissioning solutions for hospital and retail pharmacies

Transforming eHealth training - the transatlantic way

Insights discovers the latest developments regarding a new EU/US project which promises to transform eHealth training using a "ground-breaking interactive tool"...
James Poehlmann and Geoff Clemmons

‘Many companies are touting their analytics solutions, but most of them are focused on clinical metrics’

Medway Community Healthcare uses Datix to drive continual improvements in patient safety


Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group expands Datix patient safety software to drive GP Feedback programme

paperless NHS

New electronic document management solution launched to boost NHS hospitals paperless drive

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust selects Datix Risk Register to manage risk and support regulatory compliance

‘If you look at any of the newsworthy tragedies in my field, the phrase that always comes up in reports is, “failure to communicate”’

New CQC inspection domains – why it’s time to take notice and stay one step ahead

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust selects Datix software for patient safety and to monitor CQC compliance

New research: accuracy and completeness of clinical documentation within NHS

Anoto awarded major digital pen contract by the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust

The Way Of The Vikings

Building Bridges – We Should Abandon National Standards

The American Invasion


HIMSS UK@HIMSS_UK 23.04.2018
If how can we reassure anxieties about patient data in the wake of the Information Commissioner’s r… https://t.co/Vc7las5Dvk
: Isn't it time to get valuable insights off integrated silos? https://t.co/fsPWH2FV4Khttps://t.co/LvrpnvbqAx
Imperial NHS@ImperialNHS 23.04.2018
HIMSS Europe@himsseurope 21.04.2018
“Telemedicine is one of the key tools to insure equal access to no matter where you live & what income… https://t.co/xUZE6xRwsN
Imperial NHS@ImperialNHS 20.04.2018
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HIMSS Europe@himsseurope 20.04.2018
Meet one of our list of digital healthcare leaders https://t.co/Lb0E1Rx6Nf https://t.co/HdnbhwxQPD
: teams from across Europe compete next week in a ‘battle of the brains’ to find innovative solut… https://t.co/vzijbQZdmu
European Commission 🇪🇺@EU_Commission 18.04.2018
NEW: Cross-border genomic database sharing plan agreed by 13 European countries - https://t.co/SNOrX83v9c
More than ten years ago, Spain set out to connect regional electronic patient information into a national record, b… https://t.co/ToBxcdyOhK
e-Estonia@e_estonia 17.04.2018
and electronic health records - hype or problem solver? https://t.co/5Q73SZ02MO
Facebook@facebook 17.04.2018
: presses 'pause' on medical data sharing plan https://t.co/BeIhzRjBUi
U.S. FDA@US_FDA 17.04.2018
: The is considering overhauling its regulation. Find out more from the newest issue o… https://t.co/z9FrBjZXfb
U.S. FDA@US_FDA 17.04.2018
: The is considering overhauling its regulation. Insights finds out about a new pre-ce… https://t.co/gcReFSzX1Y
Dillan Yogendra@DillanYogendra1 16.04.2018
NEW: and electronic health records: Hype or problem solver? https://t.co/x9kIGFBJSlhttps://t.co/wskYBkn2Gl
HIMSS Europe@himsseurope 16.04.2018
Are European healthcare systems ready for AI? https://t.co/n0yKBlhtQo https://t.co/Nvtn1baBfl
Dillan Yogendra@DillanYogendra1 16.04.2018
What role should play in '? interviews a leading from to find… https://t.co/0ciiLq9GS5
HIMSS Europe@himsseurope 16.04.2018
Ireland: Tech teams from across Europe compete for €4m funding https://t.co/ENSexbq7UA https://t.co/8TM14QgQoX
Harvard Biz Review@HarvardBiz 16.04.2018
: is booming, so why are apps lagging behind? https://t.co/WDod8A7SFK