By Armin Scheuer 10:22 am December 12, 2018
Digital transformation is not reaching the patients yet – this is the key result of an
By Armin Scheuer 04:51 am October 29, 2018
How can European citizens be given union-wide, secure access to their health data? And how can Member States collaborate on the secure and authorised access to national genome databases?
By Armin Scheuer 11:33 am May 23, 2012
For nearly 2,000 care workers in Stockholm, a smart phone has become the most important tool in their daily operations. The goal is to make life easier for care workers and care providers and to give relatives access to various eServices that are provided via the city's website. City officials presented the solution in a World of Health IT session...
By Armin Scheuer 10:07 am October 04, 2010
Although health ICT investments in Italy are expected to have increased by 17 percent this year, most hospital directors remain skeptical as to whether IT investments are sustainable, according to Tommaso Piazza, Chief Information Officer of ISMETT, speaking at the HIMSS Europe Health IT Leadership Summit in Rome.
By Armin Scheuer 09:42 am October 04, 2010
In his welcome speech to attendees of the inaugural HIMSS Europe Health IT Leadership Summit in Rome, Italy, Steve Lieber, CEO of HIMSS, said that CIOs must ensure that "staff quickly adapt to new technologies and new IT solutions."
By Armin Scheuer 02:32 pm August 23, 2010
Hyderabad’s airport is a symbol of India’s economic success: organized, modern, efficient. The city is host to this year’s eIndia, the country’s largest ICT event – with a dedicated track on eHealth. The question is, what are the opportunities for eHealth in India? I am here to find out.
By Armin Scheuer 02:13 pm November 13, 2009
Two major events within the space of a couple of days underline U.S.-based Nuance’s strong interest in growing within the European healthcare market.
By Armin Scheuer 12:00 am March 09, 2009
A number of hospitals have measured the benefits of speech recognition and the latest report comes from HCA International, a premier healthcare facility in central London. They have managed to reduce average report creation time from 24 hours to just two minutes and forty seconds. Adoption levels among radiologists had exceeded the initial goal of...
By Armin Scheuer 12:00 am February 04, 2009
Demand for health IT in Germany is stable, and the current financial and economic crisis is not expected to have a major impact. These were the conclusions drawn during a media briefing of the VHitG - the German Association of the Healthcare IT Industry - held in Berlin on Feb. 2.