UX is all the rage. When will healthcare learn? Users’ experience of clinical informatics remains a mixed bag of positives and negatives, perhaps more of the latter for now. Intuitive design and greater flexibility across platforms as well as individuals can make a positive difference.
While HIMSS’ primary vision is to advocate for the adoption of technology for improved healthcare outcomes, we recognize that great healthcare delivery lies beyond technology. The inaugural Singapore eHealth Innovations Summit (SeHIS) 2016, took place on 5 - 8 October, was developed to address the pain points and provide solutions to five selected functions: Pharmacy, Enterprise Imaging, Pathology, Physician Practice and Healthcare IT Leadership. This Summit offered a repository of resources for you to implement successful transformations from within your specialty functions.
HIMSS AsiaPac16 main conference was held over 2 days to more than1,500 attendees. Convened under the theme Advancing Digital and Patient-Centered Care, the conference had four dedicated tracks. Day 1 tracks were Moving Closer to Your Patient and Creating SMART Hospitals. Day 2 tracks were Applying Better Data for Better Health and Transforming Care Models. Find out the key takeaways that attendees learnt at the event.
HIMSS Asia Pacific has taken its pre-conference roadshows to Manila, KL, and Bangkok this year. The Manila and KL roadshows ran on 24 May and 26 May respectively. Bangkok, the exciting city where HIMSS AsiaPac16 will be held later this August, hosted the final roadshow on 16 June. What were the key messages shared to prepare audiences for the upcoming annual event? This report contains: Key takeaways from Manila and KL roadshows and in-depth review of Bangkok roadshow panel discussions.
As HIT continues to develop at an exponential rate, some physicians are trying to keep up, others are keeping out. HIMSS Asia Pacific examines what makes IT beneficial for physicians and the key factors for adoption.
HIMSS Asia Pacific speaks to Mr. Sanjay, Managing Director for Darktrace Asia Pacific, to learn more about the trends of cyber threats, especially those facing the healthcare industry, and how we can strengthen our defense against these threats. Darktrace, a world leader in Enterprise Immune System technology for cyber security, has won several awards, including the Queen’s Award for Innovation in 2016.
Consumers and patients are increasingly engaging more with their health. Many do so through the use of devices, apps and wearables. We look at the update of these technologies in the USA and APAC, and what this means for patient engagement
In this second part of our three-part series examining the role of the physician in team-based care, we speak to Stephen Lieber, President & CEO of HIMSS. Stephen shares his thoughts about the advantages of physician-led team based care, the future of team-based care, critical building blocks for effective teams and more.