Medicomp Systems, a provider of clinically contextual patient data solutions, announced today that Bangpakok 9 International Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand has selected Medicomp's Quippe Basic for point of care electronic documentation.
Vital Images’ Chief Information Stategist will address their Vitrea® modular solutions at the HIMSS AsiaPac ’17 conference. The annual event will be held September 11-14, at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
Healthcare organizations are taking steps to enhance their cybersecurity programs to a greater degree than anticipated, according to the newly released 2017 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey. The majority of organizations measured (71 percent) allocate specific budget toward cybersecurity. Additionally, 80 percent of IT leaders measured indicated their organization employs dedicated cybersecurity staff.
The Steve Lieber Innovator Scholarship, sponsored by the HIMSS Foundation, recognizes the leadership and passion for innovation in digital health technology of its namesake, HIMSS president and CEO for more than 17 years. Applications are now open for this prestigious scholarship, designated for a student pursuing a degree from an accredited collegiate undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral academic program.
Ipswitch, the leader in easy to implement and administer file transfer and network management software, is pleased to announce its HIMSS Asia Pacific Diamond Corporate membership. This places Ipswitch in a global community of over 600 HIMSS corporate member organizations, all working together to drive progress in the Healthcare IT space.
InterSystems, a global leader in health information technology, and Bumrungrad International Hospital, one of the largest private hospitals in Southeast Asia, have announced a plan to implement the InterSystems TrakCare® unified healthcare information system and HealthShare® Health Connect interoperability solution to enable Bumrungrad to become a fully digital hospital.
Medical tourism is a fast-growing industry, with an increasing number of patients seeking affordable or specialised treatment outside their home countries. Asia is one of the leading regions in the world for medical tourism and has developed a niche for affordable and high quality healthcare, particularly in markets such as Thailand, India and Singapore which account for 90 percent of medical tourism in Asia. This region is also a popular Wellness Tourism destination for travelers seeking a holiday that combines yoga, meditation, spa treatments or other wellness-related pursuits. According to a study by the Global Wellness Summit, wellness tourism is projected to grow 9.1 per cent annually through 2017 which is nearly 50 per cent higher than that of overall global tourism.
One of Malaysia’s leading IT solution providers, Komconsult today announced a partnership with Orion Health (New Zealand), a global eHealth software company delivering interoperable solutions for hospitals and healthcare facilities worldwide. Beginning with the 95 Hospital Angkatan Tentera (95 HAT), the agreement aims to improve delivery of healthcare services in Malaysia, while enhancing the quality of business administrative functions to ultimately improve patient outcomes.
On 28 April 2016, VINMEC International Hospital announced the opening of the second of four new hospitals, in conjunction with the Go-Live of Orion Health’s Enterprise solution – marking another step forward for VINMEC in becoming a leading private hospital provider in Vietnam focused on patient safety and quality management. This also marks globally the first implementation Orion Healths multi-facility Enterprise solution.
On a healthcare system level, digitization promises to help tear down the walls between different care silos. In many countries, this is still quite a challenge, both for political and technical reasons. HIMSS Insights eBook issue 7.4 will highlight healthcare systems that take connected care seriously and discuss the lessons to be learned from these leaders of change. We will also find out which technical standards are experiencing a tail wind, and how that is helping healthcare digitization to keep its promises. Download your copy of the eBook for free today to access the most insightful content and news: https://pages.healthcareitnews.com/HIMSSInsights4.html
Machine learning and artificial intelligence will massively influence the way healthcare is executed in the years to come. This is true for diagnostics, for medical therapy, and for population health management. This issue of Insights will address numerous tough and exciting questions around regulation, the algorithm black box, and what does it all mean for care delivery?
Healthcare digitization is still often perceived as being an endeavour on the level of the individual healthcare system or nation state. While there is some truth in that, it is equally obvious that a global digital health market is evolving, with vast opportunities for IT companies, healthcare providers, med-tech, pharma giants and even charities who are courageous enough to think big. In this edition of the HIMSS Insights eBook, we give these global eHealth champions a platform. Download your copy of the eBook for free today to access the most insightful content and news.
Paper health information presents significant challenges to large hospital environments. Due to the clinical risks that having a predominantly paper health record causes, Mater decided to take action to address the challenges of paper health records, which also resulted in significant increases in efficiency and cost reduction, all pre-dating the commencement of an EMR implementation. HIMSS Asia Pacific speaks with Sallyanne Wissmann, Director Information Management, Mater Health Services, Brisbane, ahead of her presentation at HIMSS AsiaPac18.