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 Dr. Stephan Dyckerhoff, President, Buurtzorg Asia and China about how Buurtzog is redesigning health and social care in Asia. To meet Dr. Stephan in person join him at the HIMSS AsiaPac17 Conference on 12 September 2017.
Theresa Z. Meadows and Karl J. West tell all about cybersecurity in Healthcare. Theresa Z. Meadows is the Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer at Cook Children’s Health Care System, USA and Karl J. West is the Chief Information Security Officer and Assistant Vice President. Information Systems, Intermountain Healthcare, USA.
Population health communication is taking place on social media and patients need credible information in this existing environment. Social media has had a profound influence on population health with the potential for expanding networks, sharing up to date information that can reduce healthcare cost, improve the patient experience, and provide value for care.
HIMSS Asia Pacific speaks to Mr. Bob White, Senior Vice President and President of Medtronic, APAC on the vision and journey towards value-based care for countries in the Asia Pacific region and what does value-based care mean to Medtronic.
Access Afya is a social enterprise creating a model for integrated community health. Access Afya runs a chain of micro-clinics in Nairobi’s informal settlements and a Healthy Schools program that delivers check-ups, treatments, and training to children in their schools. Its model makes a difference by getting essential health products and services to a population that is ill served by the current health system. We speak to Founder & CEO Melissa Menke.