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By Leontina Postelnicu 12:38 pm June 12, 2019
Erik Gerritsen, vice minister of the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport in the Netherlands, had a simple message for delegates on the second day of the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European conference in Helsinki this evening: there is an urgent need to address the “glob

Distributed ledger technologies such as blockchain will soon be an "important part of healthcare payments and identity management" across healthcare, say Accenture researchers.

By Mike Miliard 12:37 pm June 12, 2019
The firm says hospitals and health systems should be preparing themselves to take advantage of distributed ledger technology, AI, augmented reality and quantum computing.
EHR optimization can stop common diseases in their tracks
By Benjamin Harris 12:20 pm June 12, 2019
Many illnesses are easy to treat if caught in time. New EHR studies show how optimizing data can spot problems clinicians might overlook.
Digital monitoring helps reduce hospital visits for COPD patients
By Nathan Eddy 11:52 am June 12, 2019
Use of an inhaler-connected sensor helped push the average number of COPD-related hospital trips down to an average of 2.2, compared to the year prior to study enrollment when the average was 3.4 trips to the hospital.
Carilion Clinic, Mytonomy partner on virtual care to fight opioid epidemic
By Nathan Eddy 11:47 am June 12, 2019
They have created a series of video education and engagement tools to assist healthcare staff and clinicians dealing with opioid addiction.
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 06:20 am June 12, 2019
A quick look at the FinnGen project.

Stefanie Veraghtert, director & founder of The Big C

By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 04:31 am June 12, 2019
Digitisation can alleviate the challenges healthcare is facing. But this won’t happen automatically. Citizens and patients have to take the lead – as data owners and co-creators.
By Dean Koh 02:49 am June 12, 2019
The Northern Territory (NT) Department of Health in Australia will soon become the first pathology provider to link the online tests results it is sharing via My Health Record (MHR) with Lab Tests Online, a not-for-profit we

Screengrab of the NNI website.

By Dean Koh 11:17 pm June 11, 2019
The National Neuroscience Institute (NNI), the national specialty centre for the management and care of neurological diseases in Singapore and Iota Medtech, a local medtech com
Epic and Humana partner to enhance patient, provider and payer collaboration
By Bill Siwicki 02:22 pm June 11, 2019
The collaboration is aiming to provide better data, insights and experience for patients and providers at the point of care, the companies say.

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