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By Charles Alessi 02:05 am May 06, 2020
 Privacy remains an important determinant of how technology is deployed, even during these times of COVID-19, argues HIMSS' chief clinical officer Dr. Charles Alessi.
By Saif Abed 02:02 am May 05, 2020
Dr. Saif Abed, founding partner and director of cybersecurity advisory services at AbedGraham, writes about the pandemic and its effect on innovation, and cybersecurity.
By Bogi Eliasen 04:27 am May 01, 2020
How far could we have been in managing the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic if we used the tools available to us such as data sharing, genomics, apps, and pandemic warning systems, instead of waiting to implement them on a rainy day? Bogi Eliasen, director of health at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies and HIMSS Future50 leader asks...
By Alex Klotsche 05:17 pm April 29, 2020
A proposal: Create a Federal Reserve-type structure for supply chain management of protective equipment, powered by distributed ledger technology.
By Dr Shera Chok 08:48 am April 28, 2020
The current crisis has been called a 'once in a career opportunity to transform the NHS.' Instead, perhaps we should call it 'a once in a career opportunity to reduce health inequalities and discrimination.
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.