Rosy Matheson

By Rosy Matheson 02:31 am September 12, 2020
Global health leaders are calling for urgent action to help combat climate change and reduce inequality to improve health around the world during the closing keynote of the HIMSS & Heath 2.0 European Digital event.

Left to right: Catherine Chronaki, General Secretary, HL7 Europe, Dr Don Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), HHS Office of the Secretary, US and Dr Erik Gerritsen, Secretary General, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, The Netherlands.

By Rosy Matheson 11:47 am September 10, 2020
Global health leaders are optimistic their new consortium can crack interoperability as the pandemic has highlighted the need to work together. This positive outlook was expressed by two influential healthcare leaders during a closing keynote at the HIMSS & Heath 2.0 European Digital Event.
By Rosy Matheson 01:55 am September 10, 2020
Leading stakeholders have called for a strategic re-orientation towards value-based care to improve clinical outcomes. This paradigm shift would entail moving from volume to value-based payments.
By Rosy Matheson 01:44 pm September 09, 2020
There have been endless claims that AI will transform patient care, freeing up clinicians to spend time with patients and cutting costs, but many investors are wary of grandiose promises and prefer to hear the truth instead.  

Left to right: Claudia Pagliari (director of Global eHealth Programme, University of Edinburgh, UK), Dr Mark Davies (chief medical officer EMEA, IBM and IBM Watson Health, UK), Jyrki Katainen (Former European Commission vice president for jobs, growth, investment and competitiveness, president of Sitra, Finland).

By Rosy Matheson 04:00 pm September 08, 2020
The law may have to change to enable a healthy flow of European data according to a former European Commission Vice President. Jyrki Katainen was speaking at the HIMSS & Heath 2.0 European Digital conference today.

(Top row-left-right:) Prof Dr Erwin Boettinger, Professor and Chair, Digital Health Center, Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany, Prof Ran Balicer, Founding Director, Clalit Research Institute, Israel, Mary Harney, Former Minister for Health and Children, Independent Company Director, Ireland.

(Bottom row:) Dr Charles Alessi, Chief Clinical Officer, HIMSS, UK

By Rosy Matheson 11:52 am September 08, 2020
Shifting the focus from acute to preventative health and care is the ultimate aim for the digital transformation of health systems globally. Precision health integrates health insights and social determinants to improve clinical and financial outcomes.
By Rosy Matheson 01:51 pm March 27, 2020
The Open Data Institute Leeds, NHS Digital and Beautiful Information have just run their first “Open Data Saves Lives” hackathon in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  
By Rosy Matheson 05:38 am January 16, 2020
A newly-announced collaboration between two key players in the field seems to point to signs of change.
By Rosy Matheson 03:14 am October 25, 2019
Data experts at a Kent NHS trust at the heart of the NHS digital revolution have signed up at least 30 NHS trusts for their award-winning solutions to improve patient care. 
Nurse sorting through digital records.
By Rosy Matheson 12:21 pm November 06, 2018
If you think the digitisation of nursing is just about nurses filling out scores on a mobile device, it’s time to think again because artificial intelligence (AI) could be about to revolutionise the way nurses do their jobs.

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