Experts discuss health IT trends during HIMSS Europe webinar

HIMSS Europe webinar looks at recent digital health trends

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...

PCHAlliance releases latest version of the Continua Design Guidelines

New Continua Design Guidelines enable integration of patient-generated data into Electronic Health Records to support chronic disease management, built on HL7 FHIR specifications

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...

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.

Interoperability: The Ripple Effect

The NHS journey to interoperability is hampered by cultural resistance and its traditional capacity for building large legacy data silos. But while for many hospitals and trusts it remains a fraught work in progress, some projects are now cracking the interoperability puzzle, reaping the benefits and seeing the impact as more data sources are...

How to consolidate data to improve patient care?

Co-ordinating patient care means linking information points of individual health services, institutions and people in the health ecosystem in one network. It requires the transformation of care delivery, population management, community and home-based care, and the engagement of citizens. Participants of the InterSystems workshop organised as part...

Helping Improve Patient Care Through the NAVIFY™ Decision Support Portfolio

Managing the complexity of data in decision-making increasingly becomes a challenge for healthcare professionals and support is needed with clinical treatment and research decisions through data-driven analytics and insights. A recently launched decision support software offered by Roche Diagnostics helps physicians navigate the increasing amounts...

The Liver Case

Move the patient to the centre! This mantra is being repeated time and time again in discussions about the future of healthcare. But how can it actually be done? University Medicine Mannheim in Germany has recently embarked on a digital journey in which the hospital reinvents itself as a provider of an IHE- and international standards-based...

Steve Wretling Named Chief Technology and Innovation Officer for HIMSS

The former global CTO for DaVita is the third recent big hire for HIMSS, joining a new chief clinical officer and executive VP of international.

Understanding Sweden's eHealth 2025 strategy

Karina Tellinger McNeil, Strategist of the Swedish Association of Local Authorities ad Regions, outlines plans for Sweden to lead in the digitisation of healthcare.