Health informatic...
Follow
Find
781 views | +0 today
Health informatics and technology
How information and communications technology is changing the way healthcare is delivered
Curated by Dr Suparna Das
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

Can patients and clinicians safely use Skype for confidential discussions, given it's basic security lapse?

Can patients and clinicians safely use Skype for confidential discussions, given it's basic security lapse? | Health informatics and technology | Scoop.it
Russian coder has dated chat transcript showing he warned accounts could be set up without email verification.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

Unraveling the IT Productivity Paradox — Lessons for Health Care — NEJM

Perspective from The New England Journal of Medicine — Unraveling the IT Productivity Paradox — Lessons for Health Care...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

Open source test results service adopted by 19,000 renal patients

Open source test results service adopted by 19,000 renal patients | Health informatics and technology | Scoop.it
UK-wide online system letting patients see results within hours of a test may be used by other specialities...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

Are EHRs safe? - O'Reilly Radar

Are EHRs safe? - O'Reilly Radar | Health informatics and technology | Scoop.it
As a society, we need to get comfortable with the notion that Electronic Healthcare Records will both help and hurt people. On balance, they will do far more good than harm.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

JMIR-Definition of Health 2.0 and Medicine 2.0: A Systematic Review | Belt | Journal of Medical Internet Research

JMIR-Definition of Health 2.0 and Medicine 2.0: A Systematic Review | Belt | Journal of Medical Internet Research | Health informatics and technology | Scoop.it
Definition of Health 2.0 and Medicine 2.0: A Systematic Review...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

Going Mobile - Integrating Texting and Online Tools into Health Care Delivery

Innovative uses of information technology (IT) in public health campaigns can expand access to preventive and chronic care for underserved populations and may even improve health outcomes while reducing costs.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

In times of austerity, ehealth can be a source of efficiency and growth

Investments in ehealth can pay off for patients and healthcare administrators, as a growing number of systems across Europe testify.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

A Little Electronic Help for Doctors Helps Hospitals, Study Shows

A Little Electronic Help for Doctors Helps Hospitals, Study Shows | Health informatics and technology | Scoop.it
Hospitals that use a computerized medical-information tool to help doctors make decisions at the point of care have better patient outcomes than those who don’t, according to a new study in the Journal of Hospital Medicine.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

Big data - Complimentary access to latest McKinsey Quarterly tablet edition

Big data - Complimentary access to latest McKinsey Quarterly tablet edition | Health informatics and technology | Scoop.it
McKinsey Quarterly a écrit un article intitulé Complimentary access to our latest McKinsey Quarterly tablet edition. Lisez cet article dans son intégralité ici.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

UK health service adopts startup’s self-help site for patients

UK health service adopts startup’s self-help site for patients | Health informatics and technology | Scoop.it
A new health startup encouraging patients to self-manage their health has been launched with the backing of the UK's National Health Service. NHS ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

E-Health Insider :: Culture 'stumbling block' to information revolution

E-Health Insider :: Culture 'stumbling block' to information revolution | Health informatics and technology | Scoop.it
Latest Healthcare IT News...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

The launch of mobile phone-based rapid risk-profiling of our populations | The ICTPH Blog

The launch of mobile phone-based rapid risk-profiling of our populations | The ICTPH Blog | Health informatics and technology | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

University Hospitals Birmingham gives patients online access to records

University Hospitals Birmingham gives patients online access to records | Health informatics and technology | Scoop.it
Foundation trust has developed MyHealth web portal for patients with long term conditions...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

States Using Electronic Medical Records to Track Epidemics

States Using Electronic Medical Records to Track Epidemics | Health informatics and technology | Scoop.it
Electronic medical records, by uploading data automatically to state health departments, are enabling officials to identify and track outbreaks more quickly than ever.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

NHS “hack day” will reward apps and software tools that help patients and doctors | BMJ

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Dr Suparna Das from Patient Safety
Scoop.it!

Anesthesia Quality Institute Activates First Nationwide System to Collect Anesthesia Data to Improve Patient Safety

The Anesthesia Quality Institute (AQI) has activated the first nationwide system to collect individual adverse events from anesthesia, pain management and perioperative care.


Via Suzette Woodward
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

How Twitter (And Other Social Media Tools) Help Track Disease Around the World

How Twitter (And Other Social Media Tools) Help Track Disease Around the World | Health informatics and technology | Scoop.it
Social media and internet-based news were faster than traditional sources of information in tracking the cholera epidemic in Haiti, according to a new study.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

Campaign for NHS VistA | Because the NHS needs a clinically-led IT system

Campaign for NHS VistA | Because the NHS needs a clinically-led IT system | Health informatics and technology | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

How Scarborough NHS trust is using its data to improve performance

How Scarborough NHS trust is using its data to improve performance | Health informatics and technology | Scoop.it
Improved approaches to clinical data have allowed the trust to monitor mortality rates and manage treatments more effectively...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

Primary Care - Primary Care Today

Primary Care - Primary Care Today | Health informatics and technology | Scoop.it
Primary Care - Primary Care Today is the online magazine for leaders in Primary Care, in association with NHS Alliance...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

Health IT and Patient Safety: Building Safer Systems for Better Care

Health IT and Patient Safety: Building Safer Systems for Better Care | Health informatics and technology | Scoop.it
IOM's 1999 landmark study To Err is Human estimated that between 44,000 and 98,000 lives are lost every year due to medical errors.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

IBM Launches Health Care Analytics Software to Reduce Hospital Readmissions

IBM's new Content and Predictive Analytics software uses technology similar to that of the Watson supercomputer to help doctors spot patient trends and improve care.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

In Focus - The Commonwealth Fund

Providers have proven eager adopters of health care "apps," the software applications used on cell phones and other mobile devices to perform specific tasks, such as charting data points or aggregating information.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dr Suparna Das
Scoop.it!

What Twitter Knows About Flu : NPR

What Twitter Knows About Flu : NPR | Health informatics and technology | Scoop.it
Attitudes toward vaccination, as expressed on Twitter, help researchers track whether or not people are getting their flu shots.
more...
No comment yet.