Government & Policy

By Kat Jercich 01:27 pm September 09, 2020
Julian Flannery leads Summus, which offers remote second-opinion services for patients and employers. He says the pandemic has led to a "real acceleration of adoption" for virtual care.
By Mike Miliard 01:14 pm September 09, 2020
The lawsuit had alleged that de-identified data from University of Chicago Medical Center patients, used for machine learning projects, was still identifiable given Google's data mining and AI capabilities.

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 Petra de Jong 02:37 am September 08, 2020
‘Critical care in critical settings – the human factor makes the difference’ was the theme of the recent HIMSS Dutch Community webinar that was moderated by Conchita Kleijweg, manager expertisecentrum Nictiz. Dave Tjan, intensivist and medical manager Acute Care at Ziekenhuis Gelderse Vallei, Joyce Simons, senior...
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By 09:22 am September 07, 2020
Eight health tech companies, selected by the Korea Health Industry Development Institute, will present their solutions at the event. The technology on display will include innovations in medical device manufacturing, remote medical treatment systems and medical software.
By Healthcare IT News 01:10 pm September 04, 2020
Earlier this week, an HHS working session met to discuss a long-simmering topic in American health policy: the need for a universal patient-identification strategy.
By Kat Jercich 12:51 pm September 04, 2020
The roadmap released this week includes a four-point strategy to address the challenges facing rural healthcare.

Credit: Malaffi

By Ahmed El Sherif 09:15 am September 04, 2020
UAE capital’s healthcare sector celebrates achievement one year on from the launch of HIE platform, Malaffi.
By Sara Mageit 01:53 am September 04, 2020
Also, Switzerland’s Health n Go blockchain health certificate app shows the effectiveness of digitally delivered health certificates.