Search Tag: health information technology (HIT)

IT Management

HIT Disconnect Heading for Failure

2016 05 Sep

A trio of health and technology experts have said that the gulf between developers of health IT tools and the staff who use them is an obstruction to innovation in the sector. App, wearable and IT system creators fail to interact effectively or at all with patients and healthcare personnel. This results in a limited understanding of what end-users’... Read more

IT Management

HIMSS 2016

2016 29 Feb

HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology. HIMSS produces health IT thought leadership, education, events, market research and media services around the world. Founded in 1961,... Read more

IT Management

Stanford Children’s Health CIO Ed Kopetsky honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

2015 22 Jun

-- Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health  are proud to announce that Chief Information Officer  Ed Kopetsky  was recently presented with the 2015 Silicon Valley Business Journal, San Francisco Business Times and PwC CIO of the Year  Lifetime Achievement Award . The award recognized his significant contributions... Read more

IT Management

Calgary Scientific Inc. Launches ResolutionMD® with New Intuitive Interface

2015 17 Jun

CALGARY, Alberta--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Calgary Scientific Inc., a company known for creating transformative technology for the medical industry and beyond, has announced the release of ResolutionMD® 5.1. The latest software version enables physicians to make faster and more informed treatment decisions, by providing even greater access to medical images... Read more

IT Management

Michael Thick Joins IMS MAXIMS

2015 16 Jun

Renowned health informatics leader Michael Thick has appointed as chief medical officer (CMO) and chief clinical information officer (CCIO) of electronic patient record software pioneer IMS MAXIMS. Well known for his position as chief clinical officer on the National Programme for Information Technology, he has been instrumental across various successful... Read more

IT Management

European EHR Market Outlook: Country-Specific Models and Interoperability

2015 29 Jan

Electronic health record (EHR) technology and electronic prescribing of medications account for 30 percent of total healthcare IT spending in Europe, according to Frost & Sullivan. The company’s European Electronic Health Records Market study, which covers ambulatory and hospital EHR, estimates that the market will earn revenues as high as $3.69... Read more

IT Management

Health Information Technology “Slightly” Facilitates Patient Care Coordination

2015 19 Jan

A new report published in Medical Care reveals that physicians who use health information technology (HIT) to coordinate patient care frequently do not receive the data they need from electronic health records (EHR) systems. Care coordination between healthcare providers is associated with cost savings and higher quality of patient care, but routine electronic... Read more