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eHealth

News items focusing on eHealth

eHealth covers the ways technologies can act as key enablers in delivering healthcare in today's society.

This theme covers the ways technologies can act as key enablers in delivering healthcare in today’s society. It’s much more than any one type of technology or device. We are seeing the appearance of new operational models supported by technology.

eHealth

BMC Medical Education

Implementing an electronic learning management system for an Ophthalmology residency program

Medical educators, residents and administrators have increasing access to a large quantity of electronic resources. This content can augment and improve our teaching methods but can be difficult to consolidate and present. A multitude of electronic learning management systems are available to help organize and serve this content though never with small residency programs as the target userbase.

Digitalhealth.net

Google DeepMind and Royal Free in five-year deal

Google DeepMind has extended its controversial partnership with the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. The London trust will work with the British machine learning company, which was acquired by Google in 2014, on further developing the Streams clinical app, which has so far used algorithms to detect acute kidney injury.

Digitalhealth.net

Ireland to go-live with national maternity electronic record

Ireland’s biggest maternity hospital will go-live with Cerner next month, as part of an upgrade that will see all its maternity units switch to the electronic health record system. It is the first in a series national electronic health record projects planned in Ireland,

Digitalhealth.net

Cancer Research UK calls for investment in digital pathology

Investment in digital pathology and in data collection will be essential if diagnostic services are to be able to cope in the future. Cancer Research UK’s investigation into pathology has nine recommendations that include funding the infrastructure required for digital pathology and investing in technology so data can be sent to the Cancer Outcomes and Services Dataset.

Digitalhealth.net

'Carer on demand' service launched

A new service that provides social care on demand has been launched, contributing to a growing trend for private health and care services to launch on digital platforms.

Digitalhealth.net

Ireland to go-live with national maternity electronic record

Ireland’s biggest maternity hospital will go-live with Cerner next month, as part of an upgrade that will see all its maternity units switch to the electronic health record system.

Journal of Medical Internet Research

Impact of Information Technology–Based Interventions for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus on Glycemic Control

Information technology–based interventions are increasingly being used to manage health care. However, there is conflicting evidence regarding whether these interventions improve outcomes in people with type 2 diabetes.

Journal of Medical Internet Research

Mobile Apps in Oncology: A Survey on Health Care Professionals’ Attitude Toward Telemedicine, mHealth, and Oncological Apps

A majority of HCPs are in favor of telemedicine and the use of oncological apps by patients. Assessing side effects can lead to quicker response and thus lower inconvenience for patients.

NHS Wales Informatics Service

GP record sharing to improve care in Wales

More hospital doctors and pharmacists now have electronic access to Welsh patients’ GP records, improving patient safety by sharing information.

Nuffield Trust

ISO what? Keeping research data safe

Access to patient data is integral to understanding how the health service works and find ways to improve care for patients. Here Dr Miranda Davies outlines what data security means for both patients and researchers.

Telecare LIN

Telecare eNewsletter November 2016

This newsletter covers digital health and technology enabled care references from the UK and around the world including telehealth, telecare, mobile health, telemedicine, ehealth, smart home technologies and Internet of Things.

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