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‘Confluence of forces’ to drive AI uptake in healthcare

Frustration with legacy IT systems and the ubiquitous use of mobile devices will drive the adoption of AI in healthcare, says US report.

Isn’t it time to get valuable insights off integrated healthcare data silos?

Vast – and increasing – swathes of patient-related data are now available, creating an opportunity for more effective diagnostics and more personalised treatment decisions, says Tonya Stewart.

Value: the new AI frontier

Artificial Intelligence has established a convincing foothold in healthcare, with its benefits increasingly well understood by clinicians and patients. Now, according to Enterprise Imaging leader Carestream, the emphasis should be firmly on its potential for delivering value through the improvement of quality, productivity and service.

Exciting times ahead as digital pathology and AI meet

AI will become “a critical tool in the tool box” for pathologists and will provide information and intelligence “that cannot be gleaned by human examination,” say US professors.

Nominations open for 2nd HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award in Europe

Call for outstanding ICT projects and innovations in healthcare to be nominated, in celebration of industry best practice.

BLOG: Big and small data - Solutions for hospitals hidden in databases

During the past two decades hospitals have invested large sums in advanced IT systems. Not many of them, however, use the IT potential to increase the quality of treatments, co-ordinate care and manage organisational processes. How can we change that ? Build a data management strategy.

Ghanaian telemedicine project leads the field in developing world

A successful telemedicine pilot in Ghana may hold the key to improving access to quality medical care in other developing countries.

Nanomedicine takes giant leap forward in fight against cancer

Chinese and American researchers join forces to develop ground-breaking robotic technology that successfully shrinks tumours.

More than 150 hospitals in Turkey achieve HIMSS Analytics EMRAM Stage 6 in one year

In total, 166 hospitals have now been validated at Stage 6 of the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Model (EMRAM) in Turkey.

UK: VR mental health initiative wins £4m of funding

Financial boost for unique trial could pave the way for VR treatments on the NHS, for common mental health disorders like depression and anxiety

EU unveils controversial health tech bill to ‘boost innovation'

The European Commission unveiled plans last month (Jan 31) for a pan-EU Health Technology Assessment law, geared to boost co-operation among EU Member States for the assessment of health technology.

Healthtech incubator launched to put 'Belgium on the world map'

New initiative aims to address challenges surrounding healthtech innovations in Belgium.

Has Apple just made EHRs so much easier to swallow?

The launch of Apple’s new Health Records feature – which will enable consumers to see their medical records right on their iPhones – has all the markings of being a real game-changer when it comes to patients’ – and consumers’ - engagement around their health records.

Canada: New AR system means doctors can see under patients' skin without using the scalpel

"We wanted to create a system that would show clinicians a patient's internal anatomy within the context of the body," explained Ian Watts, developer of ProjectDR...

What’s app, doc? Irish hospital finds innovative solution to overcrowding

Tallaght Hospital in Ireland has released a new patient and visitor Smartphone app - hoping to improve facilities amid a huge bed-shortage crisis – making it the first Irish public hospital to launch its own Smartphone application.

IDC’s Top 10 predictions for healthcare IT in 2018

As new technology increasingly is adopted by healthcare organisations, says a new report by market intelligence provider IDC, a variety of new drivers are emerging that will affect how IT is used to enable better care.

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. In demonstrating compliance against the standards Ordensklinikum Linz Elisabethinen has clearly demonstrated its commitment to use technology to improve patient safety and the overall quality of clinical...

Could digital health resolve the current US opioid crisis?

Though generations of Americans have struggled with opioid addiction, what was once seen as a peripheral drug problem has hit the headlines in the US with extraordinary force recently, culminating in November 2017 with President Donald Trump declaring the epidemic a ‘National Public Health Emergency’ - and encouraging digital health innovators to...

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.

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