Henning Schneider, CIO, Asklepios Kliniken, Germany, compares COVID-19 to recent epidemics during the latest 'Talking Points' webinar, organised by the HIMSS D-A-CH Community.

By Cornelia Wels-Maug 12:25 pm March 26, 2020
Henning Schneider, CIO, Asklepios Kliniken, Germany, and vice-chair board of directors at HIMSS, compares COVID-19 to recent epidemics and explains how priorities of the IT department have shifted in view of the current contagion, during the latest Talking Points webinar, organised by the HIMSS D-A-CH Community.

Professor Jörg Debatin, head of the Germany's Health Innovation Hub, shares his learnings during a "Talking Points" webinar organised by the HIMSS D-A-CH Community.

By Artur Olesch 12:20 pm March 26, 2020
Professor Jörg Debatin, head of Germany's Health Innovation Hub,.addressed how telemedicine platforms, bots and IT systems help secure medical care remotely and enable efficient crisis management and accurate resource planning during the "Talking Points" webinar organised by the HIMSS D-A-CH...

This heat map from Kinsa Health indicates a recent increase in fevers in Florida that preceded a rise in coronavirus cases.

By Fred Bazzoli 11:50 am March 26, 2020
Uploaded temperature readings from a million Kinsa Health devices are enabling the company to map atypical fevers, offering a potential warning of increases in virus infections.
By Nathan Eddy 10:41 am March 26, 2020
"EHR disaster preparedness testing in the future will need to be able to simulate large volumes of patients over long periods of time," says one nursing informatics consultant.
By Mike Miliard 02:42 pm March 25, 2020
The CIO of Arizona's Health Current describes the health information exchange's efforts to serve its participants during the COVID-19 crisis – and discusses its ongoing efforts to boost data quality and consistency across the state.
Collective Medical debuts free tool to help public health response to pandemic
By Bill Siwicki 02:26 pm March 25, 2020
New functionality helps healthcare teams identify, track and isolate the community spread of COVID-19.
Mobile chatbot tech improves ER patient experience at Banner Health
By Bill Siwicki 02:05 pm March 25, 2020
Meanwhile, clinical teams also experienced workload relief because they were getting fewer duplicate questions – and dealing with fewer frustrated patients.
By Fred Bazzoli 10:37 am March 25, 2020
A screen mounted to a mobile cart can enable physicians to assess patients at a safe distance – even when they're both in the same healthcare facility.

AUBMC has made history in Lebanon as the first organisation to achieve Stage 6 of the HIMSS EMRAM and O-EMRAM

By Sophie Porter 02:19 am March 25, 2020
The American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) has made history in Lebanon as the first organisation to achieve Stage 6 of the HIMSS Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model (EMRAM) and Outpatient-EMR Adoption Model (O-EMRAM).
By Mike Miliard 04:00 pm March 24, 2020
The private-sector collaborative includes EHR vendors (Epic, athenahealth), Big Tech (AWS, Microsoft), health systems (Mayo, Intermountain) and many others, all working to speed development of "secure, ethical, innovative, open source" tools to combat the crisis.

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