What is standardization in eHealth and why is it so critical? According to eHealth Ontario, standardization in eHealth plays a critical role by ensuring there is consistency in the collection and exchange of patient information across healthcare.1 eHealth standards form the foundation for exchange of health information.2 Standards enhance quality of data and decrease medical … Continue reading Why Have Standards in eHealth?
Let’s think more about life, taking an unusual break from our everyday professional reality. So much of what we do distracts us from what and who we are. First, we are humans, individuals with hopes anddreams, drives and impairments and the need for rest and comforting reflection on what we accomplish. Unfortunately, the intensity of … Continue reading eHealth – The Reality Show Sequel
Earlier this spring (though it was hard to tell from the snow still on the ground) I had dinner with several stakeholders from a project on which I am currently working. One of my dining companions, it turns out, reads my columns and blog posts. “So, what new gadget are you planning to buy next?”, … Continue reading Apple Watch: Transformative Technology or Passing Fad?
Sunrise suite provides integrated health records to enhance patient care CHICAGO and MANCHESTER, UK – October 12, 2015 – University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) selected the Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) Sunrise™ platform as its new Electronic Patient Record (EPR) system to enhance care coordination for healthcare providers, patients and families. UHSM is … Continue reading University Hospital of South Manchester selects Allscripts Sunrise™
The value proposition for healthcare coordination is often defined as follows: better management and coordination of care plans for chronic disease patients at home and in the community will lead to less acute episodes and a reduction in expensive hospital visits. A Hot Trend for Policy Makers Policy makers in the US and in Canada … Continue reading Hot Trends for 2015: Healthcare Coordination