Posts Tagged ‘eHealth’

PWC Top Ten Health Industry Issues in 2010

PWC’s “Top ten health industry issues in 2010” is a great primer on the themes and trends that will drive our industry over the next year. While the focus is on the American healthcare system, there is a great deal of thoughtful and relevant content that make it universally worth a read. The subtitle “Squeezing […]

SSHA focuses on security to provide patient access to EHRs

Smart Systems for Health Agency (SSHA) in Ontario is planning to provide a voluntary EHR that will allow both healthcare professionals and patient’s access to their own medical records within the next five years. The EHR is planned as a mashup of independent databases located throughout the province that will provide a lifetime health history […]

e-Patients white paper a very informative read

A white paper entitled: “e-Patients: How they can help us heal healthcare” authored by Dr. Tom Ferguson with the e-patients scholars working group is now available on-line in both a wiki and PDF format. The basis of the paper is that e-Patients are beginning to drive a healthcare revolution tantamount to the changes the manufacturing […]

Microsoft launches Amalga Healthcare Systems

Microsoft has launched some new, and rebranded some existing products as the Amalga family of Health Enterprise Systems. This was a big focus at their booth at HIMSS this year where they had a great variety of demos on hand to interact with and introduce the new solutions. The demos I saw looked fantastic and […]

Top 5 RFID priorities for hospital implementations

This week in Healthcare IT News: At the inaugural RFID in Healthcare Conference, produced by RFID Journal, on Jan 23rd, Awarepoint CEO Jason Howe is set to provide hospitals with the key criteria that should be considered when implementing RFID projects. Howe believes RFID projects should be: Room-level accurate: the location of assets within hospitals […]