Population Health

NHS, COVID-19, contact tracing, mental health

Credit: North Tees and Hartlepool NHS FT

By Sara Mageit 11:41 am October 16, 2020
Also, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS FT to save quarter of a million pounds through e-Observations.
Telemedicine via tablet
By Kat Jercich 10:36 am October 16, 2020
Clinicians, vendors and telehealth advocates stress the importance of virtual services in expanding access to care – and noted the ways it still needs to improve. 
RWJBarnabas Health building
By Mallory Hackett 10:23 am October 16, 2020
The program is set to begin piloting at select sites in the RWJBarnabas system by completing social determinants of health screenings for patients.
Aletha Maybank, Ivor Horn and Ian Tong

Drs. Aletha Maybank, Ivor B. Horn and Ian Tong

By Kat Jercich 12:40 pm October 15, 2020
Although "technology can be a great equalizer," it can also be used to further inequities, said panelists at HLTH VRTL 2020.
Mayo Clinic - Rochester, Minnesota
By Mike Miliard 04:26 pm October 13, 2020
Mayo Clinic Platform President Dr. John Halamka explains how a new digital health tool can be applied through the "five stages" of the COVID-19 pandemic by enabling on-demand testing, tracking of lab results and proof of vaccine administration.
Cerner CEO Brent Shafer speaks at the virtual Cerner Health Conference 2020

Cerner CEO Brent Shafer speaks at the virtual Cerner Health Conference 2020

By Mike Miliard 03:03 pm October 13, 2020
At the Cerner Health Conference, CEO Brent Shafer said COVID-19 has "inspired a burst of innovation," with hundreds of patents and faster progress for a wider array of technologies moving from concept to general availability.
A woman looking at her phone
By Kat Jercich 03:18 pm October 12, 2020
The tool is aimed at allowing users to share their verified health status without exposing the data used to generate it.
healthcare provision, COVID-19, NHS
By 04:54 am October 12, 2020
A poll of 2,000 UK adults has revealed the challenges healthcare faces. Mark Davies, chief medical officer (Europe) of IBM Corporation and Watson Health believes a three-stage strategy could help clear the NHS backlog and build operational resilience.
Doctor at computer
By Kat Jercich 01:29 pm October 09, 2020
Even after the pandemic, patients will be unwilling to return to the less-streamlined status quo, says Clive Smith.
Patient filling out form on a clipboard
By Kat Jercich 03:52 pm October 08, 2020
In a virtual town hall Thursday, policy experts weighed in on pivotal healthcare issues in the upcoming election, including the Affordable Care Act.