Patient Engagement

By Tammy Lovell 01:22 am September 09, 2020
The COVID-19 outbreak accelerated the onboarding of digital health solutions, but what happens next?  In this session at HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Conference, Nordic healthcare experts discuss how best to leverage the progress made.   
By Kat Jercich 04:09 pm September 08, 2020
A survey conducted by the Pew Research Center sees "opportunities to leverage a broadly defined set of telehealth tools to reduce healthcare disparities post-pandemic."
Practice merges telehealth, AI and voice to decrease admin workload

A telemedicine consult at Orlando Internal Medicine.

By Bill Siwicki 12:42 pm September 08, 2020
Orlando Internal Medicine also has increased patient capacity via telemedicine, now seeing 23-25 patients daily after saving 8-12 minutes per visit.

(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...
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.

Credit: Infermedica

By 11:30 am September 04, 2020
The new triage tool was developed by Sana Digital, the innovation arm of Sana Kliniken AG, in cooperation with the startup Infermedica that brought its already existing version of a Symptom Checker into the cooperation. 
By 06:16 am September 04, 2020
Eye clinic visits have declined sharply in the COVID-19 era of social distancing, threatening the sight of thousands of people with neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Remote vision monitoring technology could be critical for supporting this vulnerable population.
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.
By Kat Jercich 04:20 pm September 02, 2020
The VirtualCheckup program combines telemedicine, clinical diagnostics, and COVID-19 and depression screenings to offer users preventive care.