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Sage Suisse: Andrea Crameri, nouveau chef de l'eHealth

Sage Suisse: Andrea Crameri, nouveau chef de l'eHealth | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it
Sage Suisse a nommé Andrea Crameri à la tête de l’unité E-Health appartenant au département Medium Business.
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How Apple Could Disrupt Healthcare

How Apple Could Disrupt Healthcare | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it

Apple is currently in talks with electronic health record provider Allscripts, as well as several hospitals, in an effort to discuss the use of its previously announced cloud-based health information platform known as HealthKit.

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E-health: retraite alpine pour des chercheurs en informatique

E-health: retraite alpine pour des chercheurs en informatique | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it

Après quatre ans de travaux autour de l’analyse et de la recherche d’informations médicales, les partenaires du projet de recherche Khresmoi se sont retrouvés du 2 au 4 juillet à Evolène pour imaginer les suites à donner à ce grand projet de recherche.

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Retraite alpine à Evolène pour des chercheurs en informatique

Après quatre ans de travaux autour de l’analyse et de la recherche d’informations médicales, les partenaires du projet de recherche Khresmoi se sont retrouvés du 2 au 4 juillet à Evolène pour imaginer les suites à donner à ce grand projet de recherche. Financé à hauteur de huit millions d’euros par la communauté européenne, Khresmoi est coordonné par Henning Müller, professeur à l’Institut informatique de gestion de la HES-SO Valais-Wallis. Les résultats du projet ont de bonnes chances d’être repris par des partenaires industriels et des associations. Et il n’est pas utopique de rêver à la création d’une start-up en Valais!

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Comment Apple entre dans le marché du Mobile Health « Cominmag

Comment Apple entre dans le marché du Mobile Health « Cominmag | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it

A l’occasion de la Keynote très attendue d’Apple lors de la WWDC de juin, la firme de Cupertino a présenté son nouveau système d’exploitation pour mobile iOS 8 qui comprend un nombre important de nouveautés. A l’heure où j’écris cette chronique, Apple étant toujours fidèle à elle-même, personne ne connaît encore la date de sortie du nouvel iOS 8.

 

Cependant, je ne pouvais pas passer à côté d’une des nouveautés d’iOS 8 qui surfe sur le Big Data dans le domaine de la santé : l’application Health, qui sera installée par défaut sur les iPhone, iPod Touch ou encore iPad via le nouveau OS.

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Google Glass : découvrez les premières applications pro certifiées

Google Glass : découvrez les premières applications pro certifiées | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it
Les cinq premiers éditeurs certifiés Glass at Work proposent des applications dans la télémédecine, l'accès aux données métiers, ou encore pour le support aux visites de musée.

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Towards a Personalizable Health System for Diabetes

This paper introduces several extensions to the architecture of current state-of-the-art personal health systems, that aim at improving their adaptability to t…
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Journée e-health 2014: garder le patient au centre de la santé numérique

Journée e-health 2014: garder le patient au centre de la santé numérique | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it

Les données qui touchent à la santé sont de plus en plus nombreuses et prennent de plus en plus d’importance. Elles doivent être synthétisées et simplifiées pour qu’elles soient comprises et utilisées par la population, par exemple via des applications mobiles. C’est ainsi que le smartphone pourrait devenir rapidement un véritable «hub» pour traiter et recevoir toutes les informations santé des individus. Quoi qu’il arrive et malgré toutes les opportunités offertes par les nouvelles technologies et la santé numérique, le patient doit rester au centre des démarches. Tels sont les principaux constats qui sont ressortis de la 2e édition de la journée e-health, qui a eu lieu vendredi dernier au TechnoArk de Sierre.

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Using MapReduce for Large–scale Medical Image Analysis

The growth of the amount of medical image data produced on a daily basis in modern hospitals forces the adaptation of traditional medical image analysis and ...
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[infographic] mHealth in Africa

[infographic] mHealth in Africa | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it

With 15 doctors per 100,000 inhabitants (against 322 in France) and more than half the population living in rural areas, access to medical facilities is currently very difficult in Africa.


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François Seppey's curator insight, June 6, 12:36 AM

Information intéressante alors que se déroule la 2ème journée e-health organisée par la HES-SO Valis-Wallis et la Fondation The Ark.

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Journée E-health - Programme

Journée E-health - Programme | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it

La santé numérique est l'un des grands enjeux du 21e siècle. Pour sa deuxième édition, la journée e-health du 6 juin sera l'occasion de découvrir des savoir-faire suisses et internationaux dans le domaine. Un focus spécial sera mis sur le mobile health et sur la médecine participative.

Des orateurs de premier plan issus de grandes entreprises et institutions - Northwestern Medicine Hospital Chicago, Dacadoo, Swisscom - seront présents à Sierre.

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L'occasion de découvrir les résultats du projet www.khresmoi.eu coordonné par le Prof. Henning Müller.

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Where does mHealth fit into the Internet of Things?

Where does mHealth fit into the Internet of Things? | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it
Mobile healthcare devices and apps will play a starring role in the Internet of Things given expectations on emerging monitoring and sensor technologies that will be used to track everything from fitness achievements to surgical rehab.

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Le vêtement connecté qui nous informe sur notre état de santé

Le vêtement connecté qui nous informe sur notre état de santé | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it
Que diriez-vous de porter un vêtement qui vous permettrait d'avoir des informations sur votre rythme cardiaque, votre humeur, de communiquer avec vos proches ? C'est la trouvaille d'une équipe de médecins et de chercheurs canadiens.

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24 Outstanding Statistics on How Social Media has Impacted Health Care

24 Outstanding Statistics on How Social Media has Impacted Health Care | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it
Communication has been disrupted through social media but how has the health care industry faired? Dive into an analysis of 24 statistics on the subject.

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Four Ways to Help Patients Find Reliable Online Health Information

Four Ways to Help Patients Find Reliable Online Health Information | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it

 

Most physicians agree that we have an ethical obligation to help educate our patients about what’s going on with their health, but what does that look like in a world overwhelmed with digital health information? And how do we budget appropriate time when we’re already struggling to balance shorter appointment times, more documentation requirements, and busier clinic schedules?

It’s estimated that 72 percent of patients get a majority of their health information online. With an abundance of biased and incorrect information on the Internet, our responsibility as physicians has evolved from simply teaching patients about their health conditions to now include educatingpatients on where and how to find and identify reliable health information.

This premise goes back to why I use social media. We have a responsibility to share, or at the very least be cognizant of, reliable health information in the realm where our patients seek it. In the old days that looked like an exam room; today it looks like a Google search.

Here are four ways to efficiently help ensure patients have the resources they need to find reliable health information, despite cramped clinic visits and time constraints.

Ask: How can you possibly know where patients find their information if you don’t ask? I have patients come in with birth plans all the time and quite frequently they’ve printed them out from a website with little-to-no additional research into the (often very specific) things they’ve requested. You can’t possibly know or understand their views unless you ask.

Take Two: I understand how limited our time is – I’m a resident with a busy clinic and short, often over-booked appointment slots. But taking two minutes to discuss reliable health information with your patients has great potential for improving patient care and decreasing un-needed visits and calls.

Prep: Have pre-written, condition-specific information for your patients and include curated links to additional reliable information for those who may want it. It’s as simple as a “dot-phrase” on most major EMR systems or a copy/paste file you can quickly email or print.

Encourage: Encourage your patients to take control of their health by being informed.Encourage them to ask questions and explain things back to you, so you’re certain they have a grasp on it. Encourage them to share what they’ve learned in their searches.


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Annemarie Nier's curator insight, July 21, 1:36 AM

Online marketing in the healthcare sector is all about helping patients find the information they need. Encourage them to ask the right questions, help them find the answers.

Zheng Pupeng Megan's curator insight, July 21, 9:04 PM

"Crap detection" is what we have learnt from being bombarded with a massive amount of information online. In a world where "Big Data" is our online reality now, it is difficult to differentiate what is useful data and what isn't.

 

Similar to the traditional steps learnt about "crap detection" - e.g. checking for credibility, this article effectively sums up "crap detection" of online health information in just 4 steps: ask, take two, prep, and encourage.

 

To know more about these 4 steps and what they are specifically, you'll have to read it to find out!

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10 Digital Health Trends Over The Next 20 Years

10 Digital Health Trends Over The Next 20 Years | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it
Earlier this week I participated in the world’s first online digital health conference, Digital Health Pulse, organized by digital health consultancy, Enspektos. Speaking at the ...
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Daniel Ducommun's curator insight, July 11, 1:03 AM

une révolution à ne pas manquer!

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Google Glass et EHR pour un meilleur suivi des patients

Google Glass et EHR pour un meilleur suivi des patients | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it

Les Google Glass peuvent être utilisées pour de multiples usages, dont la médecine : dans le milieu médical, un médecin avait sauvé la vie de son patient grâce aux Glass, et nous avions évoqué l’usage de cette technologie à Boston lorsqu’il était...


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Apple, Google, Samsung may combat diabetes with wearables

Apple, Google, Samsung may combat diabetes with wearables | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it
Apple, Google, and Samsung are reportedly looking into creating sensors for wearables that would measure glucose levels.

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Laurent FLOURET's curator insight, June 24, 2:53 AM

The FDA reportedly told Apple in December that a wearable with a glucometer would be classified as a medical device and face regulation if it was marketed to diabetics as the ultimate tool for tracking glucose. However, if that same wearable were only intended to be used to measure glucose for nutrition, it would not be regulated.

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Multi Atlas-Based Segmentation with Data Driven Refinement

The VISCERAL project organizes a benchmark to compare approaches for organ segmentation in big data. A fully–automatic segmentation method using the VISCERAL data set is proposed in this paper. It incorporates both the local contrast of the image using an intensity feature as well as atlas probabilistic information to compute the definite labelling of the structure of interest. The usefulness of the new intensity feature is evaluated using contrast–enhanced CT images of the trunk.

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Le Conseil des Etats donne son accord pour le dossier électronique du patient

Le Conseil des Etats donne son accord pour le dossier électronique du patient | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it
Le dossier électronique du patient a été avalisé par le Conseil des Etats. Quelques petites modifications ont été apportées.
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Les objets connectés au service de la santé

Les objets connectés au service de la santé | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it
Une nouvelle génération d'objets portables connectés offre des applications révolutionnaires pour surveiller son corps et prévenir, par exemple,...

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The growing influence of social media in healthcare

The growing influence of social media in healthcare | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it

Social media has established itself as a powerful channel for voices in the NHS, whether it is to create professional networks, raise safety concerns or seek support in self-management of conditions. Participation is no longer optional, writes Claire Read

A recent episode of the BBC documentary series Business Boomers focused on the amazing growth of Amazon, tracking its development from garage-based small business to multinational giant.

It was filled with an array of interesting tidbits but arguably the most memorable was a clip from a 1994 episode ofTomorrow’s World.

In it, the earnest presenter - surrounded by a collection of very bulky and very beige computers - explained how “something called the internet” was set to revolutionise the availability of information.

It was a stark reminder of just how far digital communication has come in a short time; a reminder that is particularly important within healthcare.

Foreword to the HSJ and Nursing Times Social Media Pioneers supplementSocial Pioneers interactive graphicThe mobile friendly list of our Social Media PioneersNow you’ve signed up, the real work beginsDean Royles: The path to picking our Social Media PioneersDownload a free PDF of the supplementHealth chiefs flock to Twitter to talk to staff and the public

A digital age

Those the NHS is recruiting today - the leaders of tomorrow - will never have known a world without the internet.

Paediatric and young adult patients will fall into the same category. And soon enough we will have a generation not only of “digital natives” but of social media natives.

‘Online networks seem likely to offer solutions to many of the current communication challenges the health service is facing’

It all means healthcare practitioners and organisations are likely to have no choice but to engage with social media. It is where their patients and colleagues will expect to have conversations, and so not to be there would simply not be sustainable.

The growing influence of social media in healthcare is associated with the sustainability of the NHS in a much broader sense, however.

Online networks seem likely to offer solutions to many of the current communication challenges the health service is facing, and provide an extremely positive reason for the growing influence of social media in healthcare.

 

Take sharing concerns. In the aftermath of the Francis report, much attention has been focused on ensuring staff can speak out without fear and safe in the knowledge that their worries will be suitably investigated.

Twitter provides a simple way to encourage this sort of open environment: a nurse tweeting his or her chief executive a concern seems far more transparent than other potential methods. It is no coincidence that Twitter has provided a natural home for the Nursing Times Speaking Out Safely campaign.

Online connections

There is also frequent talk of the importance of the NHS sharing knowledge and innovation more effectively. Here too social media networks are making a tremendous difference, allowing healthcare professionals to build connections both inside and outside their own organisations.

WeNurses is a tremendous example of this, bringing together nurses from across the world in Twitter conversations. Knowledge and views are being shared, and in some instances huge and valuable professional networks being built.

Let us not fall into the trap of thinking it is only healthcare professionals who are serving to increase the influence of social media in the NHS, however.

‘Patients have been the trailblazers, making electronic connections with fellow sufferers of a condition and coming together to raise concerns about standards of treatments’

In many ways, it is patients who have been the trailblazers (as our list of Social Media Pioneersdemonstrates). They began by making electronic connections with fellow sufferers of a condition, and continued by coming together to raise concerns about the standards of treatments at particular institutions.

Surely the next step will be for those working within the health service to fully employ social media to converse with service users?

This again will address many of the communication challenges currently being placed in front of health service managers: the question of how to build openness and a genuine dialogue with patients that is based on listening.

Twenty years ago, the internet was the new development. Few could now imagine our lives without it. It seems likely that, in 20 years time, we will be saying the same thing about social media. It has already influenced the health service - but it is only just getting started

 


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Paul Deemer's curator insight, June 6, 1:41 AM

The social media movement continues to gather pace in the NHS 

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Tendances futures dans la santé

Les tendances futures au niveau technologique et numérique qui influenceront le domaine de la santé dans les années à venir.
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28e Newsletter eHealth Suisse (mai 2014)

28e Newsletter de eHealth Suisse en ligne! Vous y trouverez des nouvelles sur des thèmes tels que validation de formats d'échange, évaluation, santé mobile, etc.
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Journée eHealth - CHF 60 au lieu de CHF 100

Journée eHealth - CHF 60 au lieu de CHF 100 | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it

Jusqu'au 8 mai le billet d'entrée à la 2ème journée eHealth est à CHF 60 au lieu de CHF 100!

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Journée ehealth - 6 juin 2014

Journée ehealth - 6 juin 2014 | eHealth in Switzerland | Scoop.it

La santé numérique est l'un des grands enjeux du 21e siècle. Pour sa deuxième édition, la journée e-health du 6 juin sera l'occasion de découvrir des savoir-faire suisses et internationaux dans le domaine. Un focus spécial sera mis sur le mobile health et sur la médecine participative.

Des orateurs de premier plan issus de grandes entreprises et institutions - Northwestern Medicine Hospital Chicago, Dacadoo, Swisscom - seront présents à Sierre.

 

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