Capsule, the leading global provider of medical device integration solutions, today announced the introduction of its SmartLinx Medical Device Information System™ (MDIS) in the Asia-Pacific Market, the industry’s first MDIS.
Through HHS's existing "Innovator in Residence" (IIR) program, HIMSS and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services are collaborating to move forward on the creation of a nationwide patient data matching strategy.
Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) and Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) launched the NYP-HIMSS Centre of Excellence today. Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Health and Ministry of Manpower; and Mayor of South West District officiated at the launch of the Centre. HIMMS is a not-for-profit organisation based in the United States. It is dedicated to promoting a better understanding of health care information and management systems within the Healthcare sector.
During the first-ever Digital Healthcare Week, HIMSS and Elsevier presented seven HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Awards at a gala dinner in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. The award was established to honor organisations for outstanding achievements in the implementation and usage of health information and technology to successfully improve quality of care and patient safety.
Leading global health IT experts will gather in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, 21-24 October, 2013 to kick off the first-ever Digital Healthcare Week conference and technology showcase. Organized by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Asia Pacific, the event is a one-stop shop for policymakers, hospital senior executives, care providers, clinicians, nurses, healthcare IT professionals and technology companies to come together to collaborate, share and learn how to improve quality and accessibility of care for patients. Dr Amy Khor, Singapore’s Senior Minister of State for Health and Manpower is the guest of honour and will deliver the opening address.
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.