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Implementation best practices: Teeing up telemedicine

Telemedicine has been gaining a lot of steam in recent years. And it has become an increasingly important component of healthcare delivery. As a result, provider organization CIOs and other health IT leaders have had their hands full finding and implementing new telemedicine technologies to help their organizations best reach as many patients as possible […]

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Meeting the needs of clinicians while modernizing information technology

During the panel discussion titled Modernize IT in Healthcare, held at the ServiceNow Knowledge 19 Conference in Las Vegas, Aaron Zuber, Senior Manager of Solution Consulting at ServiceNow, sat down with Brad Newton, Vice President of Information Technology Administration at WellStar Health System; Bhavesh Patel, Director of the IS Program Management Office at WakeMed Health […]

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Researchers in the UK call for better use of tech in social prescribing

Smart devices should be used in social prescribing schemes in the UK to improve quality of life for older people suffering from loneliness, according to a new report by consultancy WPI Economics, commissioned by Vodafone. “GPs and health services should include technology (for example wearable devices, monitoring systems or classes providing lessons on how to […]

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The evolution of Health IT at Hong Kong’s Hospital Authority

Dr NT Cheung has been the Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) of Hong Kong’s Hospital Authority (HA) for the past 26 years. The HA is a statutory body established under the Hospital Authority Ordinance in 1990 and has been responsible for managing Hong Kong’s public hospitals’ services since December 1991. As the CMIO, Dr Cheung […]

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HIMSS19 to feature Healthcare of the Future exhibit

Among the many speciality exhibit areas at HIMSS19 will be one called Healthcare of the Future. Not surprisingly, the focus is on innovation – artificial intelligence, chatbots, voice assistants and more – and it will offer attendees the opportunity for hands-on interactions and live demonstrations. “In this booth you will see emerging technologies around wearables, […]