digital implementation, COVID-19

Left to right: Mubashir Farooq, the digital project lead, West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership, UK, Dr Khaled Alabdulkareem, Assistant Minister of Health for Primary Health Care, Saudi Health Ministry, and Dr Suliman Alomran, medical informatics lecturer, King Saud University, KSA.

By Rosy Matheson 01:13 pm December 01, 2020
COVID-19 has caused more than a million deaths, but disruption has caused many more. Saudi Arabian and UK experts have told the HIMSS Middle East Digital Health Conference that accelerating digital implementation can reduce the care backlog.   
Jonathan Weiner, Ryan Sousa and James Gaston

Jonathan Weiner, Ryan Sousa and James Gaston (clockwise from left)

By Kat Jercich 12:35 pm December 01, 2020
At the HIMSS Machine Learning and AI for Healthcare Digital Summit, experts said effective data governance requires visibility and clear ownership.
Adventist Health complex in Roseville California

Adventist Health in Roseville, California.

By Bill Siwicki 11:22 am December 01, 2020
The Cerner technology has helped decrease patient transfers to other locations and reduce average transfer time. It also helps track COVID-19 metrics for individual facilities across the health system.
COVID-19 testing

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By Sara Mageit 09:16 am December 01, 2020
The solution offers organisations on-site testing and a digital pass platform.
By Sara Mageit 06:57 am December 01, 2020
Panellists answer attendee questions on how the digital workplace is supporting the delivery of the Kingdom's digital transformation and impart key benefits of the digitalisation of healthcare at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Middle East Digital Event.

Credit: KPMG Saudi Arabia

By 01:47 am December 01, 2020
There is a need to transform the healthcare experience for patients and healthcare workers, so that organisations can thrive under the new normal. Eight critical capabilities must be hardwired into organisations to achieve this goal, says KPMG Saudi Arabia.
Google Cloud HIMSS Booth
By Mike Miliard 03:45 pm November 30, 2020
Its Healthcare Interoperability Readiness Program aims to help healthcare organizations understand and prep for the new rules, assess their own interoperability maturity and build new API-based exchange capabilities. 
View Point Health – Lawrenceville Mental Health Center & Administrative Office

View Point Health – Lawrenceville Mental Health Center & Administrative Office

By Bill Siwicki 01:28 pm November 30, 2020
Using FCC funding, the agency has transformed its telemedicine offering – and has since seen decreases in no-show rates for individual counseling and evaluation and management appointments.
A healthcare provider in a mask enters data at a computer

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By Kat Jercich 12:48 pm November 30, 2020
A new Science report highlights inconsistencies between HHS Protect's information and that from other sources, such as state public health agencies.
By Sara Mageit 10:24 am November 30, 2020
Health leaders contemplate the key features of a strong, data-driven response to a health crisis at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Middle East Digital Event.