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By Layla McCay 03:32 am April 21, 2020
The director of international relations at NHS Confederation, Dr Layla McCay writes about significant acceleration of digital transformation across the UK.
By Rick Krohn 01:24 pm April 20, 2020
Access to a complete picture of the patient – including the behavioral and environmental factors that influence daily health – is critical to realizing the shared benefits of value-based, holistic care.
By Charles Alessi 03:51 am April 17, 2020
The pandemic has highlighted the importance of cybersecurity and digital transformation, argues Dr Charles Alessi, chief clinical officer at HIMSS.
By Charles Alessi 02:29 am April 03, 2020
Burnout amongst health and care workers is already an issue which has been close to the top of the agenda and this was before the times of COVID-19.   
By Charles Alessi 04:33 am March 31, 2020
COVID-19 appeared in late 2019 and its epicentre has been moving with alarming speed from the far east toward Europe and now more toward the Americas.
By Sean Burke 04:12 pm March 30, 2020
The weaknesses highlighted by the FDA in Urgent/11 demonstrate there are susceptibilities within software platforms that are both identifiable and resolvable.
By Stuart N. Brotman 10:30 am March 27, 2020
The 10-year-old National Broadband Plan identified three nationwide gaps: IT adoption by healthcare providers, information utilization by them and connectivity to patients. In many places, those gaps still remain.
By Jason Hall, Col, USAF (Ret) 04:25 pm March 26, 2020
As the COVID-19 crisis forces hospitals to get creative, a retired Air Force Colonel offers some perspective on IT preparedness gained from previous emergency medical deployments.
By Maureen Baker 01:25 pm March 25, 2020
Professor Maureen Baker, chair of the Professional Records Standards Body, writes about the organisation's work to help build a fully integrated health and care system in the UK.
By Surafeal Asgedom 03:27 pm March 23, 2020
With its three-pillar approach to modernization, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is  transforming its technology systems to create foundational change, says its chief modernization officer.