Information Technology

Use of Information Technology in the healthcare industry.

Emerging Technologies in Healthcare

The Role of Technology in Shaping the Future of Healthcare

The Internet has brought much technological advancement to healthcare elevating patient care speeding up access to patient record and enabling the delivery of personalized medicine through the use of emerging technologies such as telemedicine Sanjay Joshi CTO of Healthcare and Life Sciences Emergin..

Preparing and Engaging Nurses in the Informatics Revolution

Many APAC countries are going SMART healthcare IT spending in APAC is expected to grow 8 per cent through 2018 Nurses who are the majority serving at the frontline of healthcare are often left out of discussions around IT adoption although they are central to delivering patientcentered care The aut..

Physicians in China

Furthering digital landscapes

2016 study finds innovative channels account for more than 60 per cent of medical information acquired..

Mobile Image Access Saves Time

Improving provider workflow and patient care

Electronic access to images improves provider workflow clinical operations and patient care through time savings and efficiencies This article reviews the clinical and patient care time savings of electronic image exchange using mobile devices and describes the features that mobile image viewers req..

Technology and Improved Health Outcomes

The friendship begins

The good news is that appropriate technologies exist and are ready to be implemented by forwardthinking healthcare providers..

Designing Hospital Information Systems

An overview

This is an overview of how to design a hospital information system highlighting the fact that implementing an IT system invariably means a dramatic change in the way the various business processes are run Broad discussions on requirements management and change management are followed by an overview ..

Universal Interface for Electronic Medical Records for Developing Countries

Electronic Medical Records EMR have transformed the way information is managed in healthcare However developing countries face major challenges in the development of EMRs to suit their specific requirements Thanks to the proliferation of mobile phones developing countries can have universal interfac..

The Future of Wearables

Fitness trackers health and activity monitoring wearables are increasingly prevalent yet focus primarily on data capture Design and materials approaches that merge precise data capture with clinically relevant reporting and positive user experiences are more likely to succeed Here are key performanc..

Smart Health for Smart Communities

That healthcare is essential even for sustenance is well known Formation of a smart village presupposes healthy individuals in the smart community Smart healthcare is eminently feasible cost effective and must be integrated with other smart facilities Behavioural modification among all stakeholders ..

Impact of 5G Telematics

New technologies such as wearable wireless medical devices are transforming the way healthcare is delivered As these devices become more powerful and numerous the daunting challenge is whether the existing communications infrastructure can meet the requirements of the changing landscape 5G technolog..