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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 firm exposes major vulnerabilities in OpenEMR

Healthcare CIOs using open source electronic records management system, OpenEMR, are being advised to update their systems, after a cybersecurity firm identified 22 vulnerabilities in the solution - threatening the security of up to 100 million patient records worldwide.

'Connected medical devices have to be protected above and beyond adequate security measures'

We interviewed Bob Zemke from Extreme Networks who told us more about a solution that can help hospitals protect and better secure medical devices.

Leading digital transformation and big data in medicine

The second annual HIMSS Impact event, which runs 17-18 October at the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) in Potsdam, just outside Berlin, will focus on two distinct themes in two programme tracks – 'How to Lead Digital Transformation within the Healthcare Sector' and the already established topic of 'Big Data in Medicine' (the...

Does caring mean sharing?

Anxieties about patient data confidentiality continue to simmer in the wake of the Information Commissioner’s report into DeepMind’s partnership with the Royal Free. If nothing else, it has served as a reminder that the end-game of technology enabling better care in no way negates the need for hospitals to be crystal clear about their data sharing...

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

The HIMSS Europe & Health 2.0 Conference will gather close to 2,000 professionals and 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. But on the plus side, it has raised awareness and triggered policies that could deliver more cohesive national cybersecurity strategies.

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.

Liberté Egalité Pataquès

More and more French hospitals are using data to improve patient outcomes, notably in medication prescription and administration, and 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 dedicated channels for two of its established online media brands, Insights and the British Journal of Healthcare Computing (BJ-HC).

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