Patient Engagement

By Mike Restuccia 04:53 pm August 14, 2020
More than ever, the system selected to provide telemedicine services must provide added controls to overcome factors that are outside the control of the provider.
By Charles Alessi 02:51 am August 12, 2020
Health and care have been inexorably moving toward a new paradigm – one where the nature of the interactions is more personalised and they require the person to be more active in their pursuit of reducing risks that have an adverse effect upon the development of non-communicable diseases, says Dr Charles Alessi, chief clinical officer...

Michael Seres giving a Keynote at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference 2019, Helsinki, Finland

By Angela Velkova 03:20 pm August 10, 2020
Michael Seres was an entrepreneur, patient advocate, husband and father of three. He died on 30 May 2020, in California, US, of a sepsis infection. This news not only shook the patient community, but also the global healthcare IT space.
By Bogi Eliasen 03:08 am July 22, 2020
Without cross-border co-operation the potential of personalised health cannot be realised, acccording to Bogi Eliasen, director at the Health Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies and HIMSS Future50 leader, who will be speaking at HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Event taking place 7-11 September.
By John P. Donohue 09:22 am July 09, 2020
Move over patient engagement: A positive patient experience is the new imperative for health systems that recognize the value of customer satisfaction.
By Sharon Taylor 04:30 pm July 07, 2020
When working with big data, small inconsistencies in data entry matter. Leaving the task of cleaning up registration or demographic data to data scientists or IT staff will be expensive.

Credit: EIT Health

By Jan-Philipp Beck 01:51 am June 17, 2020
COVID-19 has shone a harsh light on the weaknesses within our healthcare systems, and we fear that the impact on already vulnerable populations will be long-lasting, according to Marco Greco, president of the European Patients’ Forum, and Jan-Philipp Beck, CEO of EIT Health. 
By Paddy Padmanabhan 03:25 pm June 12, 2020
How contact tracing, contactless experiences and remote monitoring will redefine healthcare and public health.  
By Sam Shah 09:19 am May 20, 2020
COVID-19, otherwise known as coronavirus, has entered the lexicon as if it was always there. Everyone has an opinion. Globally the response has divided and united populations and no less so in the UK, says global digital adviser and NHS clinician Dr Sam Shah. 
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...