COVID-19: What is different in our understanding of this pandemic to the accepted wisdom in the spring of 2020?
As we have heard repeatedly over the past few months, there is a need to think of managing this pandemic in the same way we prepare for a marathon rather than a sprint, says Dr Charles Alessi, chief clinical officer, HIMSS.
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.
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 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.
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.
Move over patient engagement: A positive patient experience is the new imperative for health systems that recognize the value of customer satisfaction.
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.
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.
How contact tracing, contactless experiences and remote monitoring will redefine healthcare and public health.
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.