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Dr. Amy Khor (centre) reaching out to hawkers together with National Junior College students in Hong Kah North as part of the Dementia Friendly Singapore initiative. Photo: Dementia Friendly Singapore

By Dean Koh 02:26 am October 29, 2018
At the Mental Health Awareness Singapore Learning Series “Healthy Mind , Better Life” Seminar organised by charity group Brahm Centre held on 25th October, Dr. Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Health, announced the launch of the Dementia Friends mobile app.

As wearables evolve, and new apps and devices emerge, the need for standards to exchange that data across platforms and products will arise, said speakers at the Connected Health Conference in Boston on Friday.

By Tom Sullivan 12:36 pm October 19, 2018
Apps and devices will evolve and tools already around us will become instruments of health to advance tailor-made care delivery and treatments.
Fitness tracking device and app.
By Tom Sullivan 10:31 am October 19, 2018
The market is so flooded with competing products that many people have trouble even understanding what's available.
Doctor texting.
By Laura Lovett 02:16 pm October 17, 2018
As texting between patients and providers becomes more common, it’s imperative that providers consider the right platform to use and other security features to protect patient data.
By Dave Muoio 11:49 am October 11, 2018
Skipping out on comprehensive device documentation and risk assessment will cripple an organization's cybersecurity program, experts say.
Intersystems booth at HIMSS17.
By Mike Miliard 02:28 pm October 03, 2018
InterSystems has announced a new data and collaboration platform to enable application developers to more easily and efficiently access health data. The aim is to help healthcare organizations be more agile and effective in creating and scaling innovative apps. WHY IT MATTERS
Vocera Minute hanging on neck of a doctor

A clinician carries a wireless voice communication badge around his neck. Credit: Vocera on YouTube

By Bill Siwicki 10:29 am October 02, 2018
This case study shows how Hardin Memorial Hospital lowered that rate from 5.6 to 2.2 percent – and improved its HCAHPS scores thanks to better communication between doctors and patients.
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By Tom Sullivan 11:45 am September 30, 2018
While many readers are optimistic that healthcare will make progress on consumerism in one to three years, others said it will take between five and seven to actually happen.
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By Tom Sullivan 09:04 am September 28, 2018
It's time to think creatively when designing to secure the human rather than securing technology, said the former star of the CBS series Hunted.
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By Tom Sullivan 08:29 am September 25, 2018
Open source? Proprietary? Both? Readers reveal which innovation tactics they take.

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