Today’s healthcare IT infrastructure is experiencing a proliferation of IP devices—“the internet of things,” said David Finn, HIT officer at Symantec and former vice president CIO at Texas Children’s Hospital, during a Health Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS) webinar exploring the security implications of medical device data systems. The increasing level of connectivity among medical devices poses unique security challenges because if these devices are compromised, they can impact patient care through impaired functionality [...]
text format using a 3G-enabled wireless device. This information is then sent through Mobinil’s 3G HSPA mobile broadband network to swiftly obtain diagnosis from specialists working elsewhere. During this pilot phase, both an onsite physician and a remote specialist diagnose skin conditions, and the results are then compared to confirm the prognosis. To date, diagnosis comparisons completed during the pilot have demonstrated full agreement in 82.2 percent of cases examined. The pilot phase provides valuable [...]
By:Ceciia Wang For any regular person, this is good news because this means that there are a number of people constantly involved in research and trying to find an answer to the medical problems faced by the people. In the same way, the progress that the field of medical information technology has achieved in the past several years has made the process of any type of in-patient or out-patient hospital consults easier. This convenience is [...]
Healthcare experts from Saudi Arabia and around the world will gather in Riyadh next month for the 2011 HIMSS Middle East Leadership Summit. The summit, being held at the Four Seasons Hotel on May 29, is one of the most important gatherings for senior executive management, hospital IT directors and governmental leaders of healthcare organisations in the Middle East this year. It will focus on collaborating with patients, providers, businesses, and government to create truly [...]
Customized systems, like the one EMC Consulting and Microsoft developed for Denver Health, help providers to better manage care for patients with chronic health problems. By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee InformationWeek April 20, 2011 09:00 AM Chronic diseases are costly, with some estimates attributing more than 80% of U.S. health spending to hospitalizations, complications, and other care associated with conditions like diabetes, obesity, congestive heart failure. As hospitals and other providers focus on initiatives to improve [...]
A third of respondents to a quarterly survey of healthcare chief information officers say they expect their organizations will qualify for stimulus funding within the first year of a federal program for implementing electronic health records. The vast majority of CIOs responding to the survey, conducted in mid-March by the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME), expect their organizations will achieve meaningful use of electronic health records within Stage 1 and get funding under [...]
Today’s healthcare is no more old styled patient doctor relationship, rather it is the new turf to healthcare professionals due to increasing demands from consumers to be more open and more accommodating to the ever increasing knowledge base of each individual being under treatment to that particular illness or health problem.
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