Most clinicians will tell you about the benefits of using instant messaging to co-ordinate care and self-organise as a team. Recently though, the NHS has been trying to rein-in the use of WhatsApp and other consumer messaging apps.
The threat of cyber crime has grown exponentially as the digital revolution increases the role of technology in all aspects of life. Over the past few years, the healthcare industry has been one of the most affected by cyber crime, both in the number of cyber incidents and the impact that a loss of business functionality has on patients.
The Medical Interoperability Gateway (MIG) is helping North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) to save time in emergency care situations.
Augmented Intelligence is the intersection of machine learning and advanced applications, where clinical knowledge and medical data converge on a single platform. The potential benefits of Augmented Intelligence are realized when it is used in the context of workflows and systems that healthcare practitioners operate and interact with.
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Infrastructure has traditionally been thought of in terms of solid structures: schools, roads, hospitals, power stations, telecommunications networks and sports facilities. But in recent years, digital technologies have started a revolution; one which is now extending to infrastructure, and which could support the transformation of healthcare.
Creating the building blocks for seamless healthcare mobility: How to prepare for the move to a mobile-first solution in the healthcare sector
It’s vital for healthcare organisations to have a strategy in place before moving towards mobile working. The building blocks are key and if implemented correctly, moving to seamless, secure and flexible mobility could help address the pressures facing the sector.
In late April 2017 UKCloud Health commissioned an extensive survey with ComRes into the general public’s stance on data protection, surveying over 2,000 British adults.
A look at the value and benefits of cross-enterprise imaging solutions, which have been shown to increase radiologists’ productivity up to 30% by connecting radiologists to patient information stored in HIS, RIS, EMR, PACS, and VNA systems across the enterprise.
NHS leaders have never been more enthusiastic about open APIs and their potential to break down silos. However, connecting IT systems isn’t quite as simple as handing over the keys, as EMIS Health’s Chief Medical Officer Shaun O’Hanlon explains.
Introducing new systems, technology and ways of working can be fraught with uncertainty. Imprivata’s benefits realisation study is a process run before a major implementation to make sure it will deliver the benefits required.