Browsing articles tagged with " Global Healthcare"
Aug
9
2011

86 percent of respondents reporting that they would invest in new technologies over the next three to five years:UPS Survey

Global Healthcare Industry

Healthcare executives in the U.S., Europe and Asia are seeing both risks and opportunities as the pace of change in the healthcare industry accelerates globally, according to a new UPS survey. Facing unprecedented demands to reduce costs, keep up with fast-changing regulatory requirements and ramp up innovation in the age of patent expirations and increased competition, executives are making investment plans and looking to protect their intellectual property and market share. A focus on intellectual [...]

Jun
25
2011

Three areas of focus that can make the vast world of EHR data easier to grasp for hospitals and healthcare providers.

As hospitals and physician practices continue to progress to electronic health record systems, challenges have been created by the sheer volume and quality of raw data that goes into EHRs. Advanced software and interoperability are helping to balance different aspects of electronic data, such as claims, coverage, delivery, patient history and treatments, but the large-scale availability of the information is still being analyzed. With all of those different aspects of electronic healthcare, a hospital or [...]

Jun
8
2011

Only half Percentage of Women Discussed their healthcare provider about symptoms of Dangerous Bleeding Disorders,Survey

While millions of women are experiencing symptoms that could indicate a serious bleeding disorder, nearly half of them are not discussing those symptoms with their healthcare provider, according to new survey findings. The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) commissioned an online survey to gauge whether women experience, recognize and seek treatment for the five signs and symptoms of von Willebrand disease (VWD), one of the most common hereditary bleeding disorders. The survey, conducted by [...]

Jun
6
2011

50 percent respodents of IDC Health survey are unaware of security events occured in their organization

Secure healthcare

Half of respondents in an IDC Health Insights survey in Europe and Russia are not aware of the number and nature of security events that have occurred in their organization in the past 12 months. Though the healthcare industry seems to be positively adopting electronic healthcare management, only 50 percent of respondents believe that the budget and commitment is in place to address security requirements necessitated by regulation. “As healthcare organizations are only now entering [...]

Jun
1
2011

New advances in RFID implementation in the Healthcare Industry

RFID

Since the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) implemented new safety goals, there have been new advances in RFID implementation in the Healthcare Industry. The healthcare system uses a wide variety of processes to track patient information, from different types of insurances requiring claims in specific formats to different details and transactions from healthcare providers and clearing houses. RFID has the potential to combine different processes and improve communication, productivity and accuracy of [...]

May
26
2011

e-Health Literacy Services To Improve Healthcare Communication

MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS), a leading provider of government services worldwide, announced today that it is now offering eHealth Literacy Services to help state and community programs meet the communication and engagement challenges facing consumers and providers using the new health information technology (HIT) infrastructure. Health consumers have varied levels of literacy, different cultural needs, disparate technological skills and access, and varying familiarity with health care terms and practices. ehealth literacy is the ability of individuals [...]

May
23
2011

Medical health care laboratories are an indispensable element of modern-day health diagnosis and treatment method

By tikasmitzonian www.spotarticle.com(Source) Professional medical labs are way more fundamental today than ever ahead of. Medical breakthroughs normally consider put in explore labs considering the fact that that’s in which experiments transpire and clinical health care laboratories are even a lot more necessary. Clinical health-related laboratories are put to use routinely for a number of health care testing, which is commonplace, even though impractical to house inside the actual doctor’s office or clinic. Laboratory medication [...]

May
23
2011

health and wellness connectivity services in a Car

Ford researchers demonstrate a series of possible in-car health and wellness connectivity services and apps aimed at helping people with chronic illnesses or medical disorders such as diabetes, asthma or allergies manage their condition while on the go Leveraging Ford SYNC®, researchers developed glucose device connectivity and monitoring capability, location-based allergy and pollen reports and voice-controlled, cloud-based health management services Ford is working with leading healthcare industry experts such as medical device maker Medtronic, mHealth [...]

May
22
2011

Smartphones in healthcare have turned out to be the best Mobile optoin

In some healthcare settings, smartphones have turned out to be the best mobile option. At UPMC Mercy, part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospital network, CIO Bruce Haviland started deploying a BlackBerry-based mobile alert system for nurses in October, replacing various wireless phones and text pagers. The system provides the voice and short text messages that nurses can easily access on the move. The 290 BlackBerrys don’t leave the hospital. Nurses check them [...]

May
22
2011

iPad from a toy into a professional tool

Ipad

Since gadget-happy doctors got their hands on the iPad last year, many have turned it from a toy into a professional tool. Dr. Jeffrey Westcott, cardiology board chair at Swedish Medical Center, a four-hospital complex in Seattle, even sees it as a lifesaver. It can “help me avoid mistakes by knowing more about the patient when I’m asked to make a decision.” Just the other day, he got a phone call from a pain doctor [...]

May
21
2011

Emerging scope for healthcare integration engineer, healthcare systems analyst, clinical IT consultant, and technology support specialist.

Healthcare information technology tops the list of top 10 ‘hot careers’ for college graduates in 2011, according to a new study from the University of San Diego Extension. Due to government initiatives in recent years, the study states, the healthcare industry adopted an advanced technology system for managing and utilizing health information, medical establishments have the goal of transferring all healthcare information to an advanced technology-driven database within the next decade. “This fueling a demand [...]

May
21
2011

Healthcare IT can be considered a boon for the healthcare industry

written by maicon www.newsdaily247.com(Source) Health Information technology has transformed the modus operandi of our working. Manual functions have been automated with the development of personal computers, business software and Internet-based intranets. As far as business is concerned, developing different uses for information technology and various computer-related devices can help companies develop a competitive advantage. Leveraging information technology in business operations can create a significant competitive advantage for business. High technology may allow businesses to advance [...]

May
17
2011

Is Your Hospital Data is at risk

Information security-related risks to your business are on the rise and getting worse. The number and complexity of computer viruses, cyber attacks, theft, identity theft, vendor negligence and fraud continue to increase and no organization is immune. Businesses of all sizes, including startups, privately owned and public companies face threats to the security of their information technology systems and sensitive information. Beyond regulatory compliance, it is a good business decision to protect sensitive information. A [...]

May
17
2011

ipad Touch and V-Scan helpful tools for Surgeons and Doctors

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but it is creativity that brought information technology into medicine. While some advances such as telemedicine, and electronic medical records are now used widely, it is still the gadget-friendly specialists who have slowly brought these devices by the hand into medicine, realising the enormous advantage they have for the patient. Some weeks ago, surgeons in Chennai and Mumbai used what you and I use to listen to music, [...]

May
17
2011

Scope of IT professionals in Healthcare Sector

Patients are supposed to be the ultimate beneficiaries of the federal government’s electronic health records incentive programs. But there is another group that is benefiting from the EHR push — IT professionals. In fact, even as the unemployment rate went up throughout the past few years, local health care organizations were creating well-paying jobs for those who were both tech-savvy and had health care experience. The problem, however, was that the pool of candidates with [...]

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