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Friday, June 14th, 2019 11am EST (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM BST)

Attendence fee: $10 USD

Free attendence for attendees from DAC-listed countries: please use coupon code INT01 when registering.

Presenters:

Dr Alain Labrique is an infectious disease epidemiologist, community trialist and a globally recognized leader in…

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Dr Niall Winters, Associate Professor, University of Oxford

This talk focuses on how mobile technologies can support the training and supervision of CHWs in LMICs, drawing on empirical work in Kenya and Uganda. Dr Winters examines on-going research into how the latest advances in artificial intelligence may be leveraged to support…

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mHealth e-Seminar: Dr Niall Winters and Dr Judith McCool

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM BST at:

https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/1895308856266139649

This e-Seminar will consist of 2 presentations on the use of mobile technology to improve healthcare in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) followed by a group…

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The MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare has authored a letter to Congress urging them to ensure safety is prioritized in the EHR Reporting Program that is already mandated by the 21st Century Cures Act. You can read that Act here and search “Sec. 3009A. Electronic Health Record Reporting Program” for the related information.

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209893857?profile=RESIZE_710x A report from the Center for Connected Medicine (CCM) and The Health Management Academy entitled "Top of Mind for Top Health Systems 2019, Insights from health systems on IT priorities for the year ahead" has predicted that cybersecurity, telehealth and interoperability will be the most significant areas of health IT in terms of impact on health care in 2019. 

These areas were identified…

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The constant pressure to reduce costs associated with health care delivery and concurrently improve services drives innovation in in the healthcare industry: From digital data management to innovative medical devices and diagnostic tools, appropriate use of technology has the potential to facilitate better care while also reducing the cost of it's delivery.

As such it is no surprise that healthcare technology adoption is gathering momentum globally despite barriers to their use: not…

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The NHS has necessarily advanced in line with changes to its serviced population in terms of demographics, disease states and expectations. But in order to meet these dynamic needs, within a framework of limited financial resources, many clinicians are now keen to embrace an innovative approach. 
 
Recently there has been a drive towards disease prevention and individualised patient care, along with empowerment,…
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136227440?profile=RESIZE_710x Cylance offers products and services that predict and prevent cybersecurity attacks, as opposed to merely detecting the enactment of such threats, and describes itself as having "redefined endpoint security," working with clients worldwide including health related organisations such as Phoenix Children's Hospital and Apria Healthcare for…
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135506046?profile=RESIZE_710x HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and constitutes a set of U.S. regulatory standards including privacy and security rules. These standards, set for the US as a whole relate to the protection of individually identifiable health information and the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of electronic protected…
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Originally founded in 2010 in the UK and later acquired by Google, DeepMind describe themselves as "...on a scientific mission to push the boundaries of AI, developing programs that can learn to solve any complex problem without needing to be taught how." 
 
The mobile app for clinicians that they developed named Streams was the…
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135298902?profile=RESIZE_710x A UK report recently issued from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) entitled "Outpatients: the future – adding value through sustainability"  describes the need for a re-appraisal of how outpatient care functions and discusses how this might be brought into line with current patient expectations and lifestyle.
 
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135368280?profile=RESIZE_710x The paper entitled "Prevention is better than cure. Our vision to help you live well for longer" describes the UK government's vision for targeted preventative interventions, empowering and facilitating people with regards to their health and harnessing modern technology. It outlines a goal of…
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In order for organisations to measure their improvements in the field and also to compare against others locally and globally HIMSS Analytics® constructed EMRAM, an eight-tiered model, with attainment stages 0 - 7, detailing specific measures for the adoption and use of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) functions and notably those that support optimised patient care through…
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NHS Networks reported that the Widening Digital Participation Programme (WDP) from NHS Digital has seen success in a project designed to boost breast screening participation through social media connection. Facebook community groups were used to post information about screening and to facilitate communication between potential attendees and health practitioners.…

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