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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
02:26 pm March 25, 2020
New functionality helps healthcare teams identify, track and isolate the community spread of COVID-19.
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.
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.
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).
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.