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.
When we mention Team-based care, there are often to be a few questions that comes to mind like, Does it need to be physician-led? What are the benefits and how do we ensure high quality of care with a team comprising of professionals from various background? We will explore these various questions and provide a clearer picture to these questions and more!
The ECRI Institute publishes an annual report on the Top 10 Technology Hazards. The institute’s team of scientists, engineers, clinicians and other patient safety analysts nominate key hazards to consider based on insights gained and expertise such as investigating incidents etc. They weigh factors such as severity, frequency, breadth, insidiousness, profile and preventability when producing the final list of hazards. HIMSS Asia Pacific’s Melissa Leong asks more questions about the 2017 list to Mr. Eric Woo, Regional Director, ECRI Asia Pacific.
The HIMSS Value Suite recognizes and provides structure and vocabulary to help enterprises organize its value strategy. Health IT creates five kinds of benefit to patients, healthcare providers and communities and highlights hundreds of example and resources for hospitals, physician practices, communities and accountable care organizations.
Drawing inspiration from their outstanding award submissions this year, twelve industry thought leaders from around the world share their views on: “Which area of health ICT do you see having the greatest impact on healthcare in your region in 2017”. What can organizations do to continue impacting lives and creating a healthier future?
The innovative use of health information and technology has helped to raise standards in patient care and safety. Click here for a summary for the benefits that IT projects had generated for the organizations.