Our research group has published a new case study on an Open Source EHR implementation in Kenya:
Implementing an Open Source Electronic Health Record System in Kenyan Health Care Facilities: Case Study
JMIR Med Inform…
Digitalhealth.net is reporting that Blackpool teaching hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will deploy the Open Source IMS Maxims software:
Steven Bloor, the trust’s chief information officer, told Digital Health News: “Our existing PAS is the Hearts PAS and it is 25 years old.
“We will be sad to see it go, because it is very stable…
JOB PURPOSE: To develop and support new research initiatives in the field of clinical informatics - the development and use of electronic medical record systems to improve clinical care - in Kenya.
The Health Services Unit led by Prof. Mike English based in Nairobi has conducted several important clinical trials, observational studies, quality of care and implementation studies, and has a multi-disciplinary team spanning…
Google has just joined the PwC team on the Pentagon EHR proposal:
PwC and Google recently announced a joint business relationship where the two organizations will team together to help companies accelerate their journey to and build trust in the cloud. The combined advantage of PwC and Google teaming together on the DORHS proposal – along with commercial EHR vendors DSS, Inc. and Medsphere Systems Corporation, MedicaSoft, and systems integrator General Dynamics Information…
Great keynote presentation at LinuxCon by Paul Biondich from OpenMRS about how Open Source software can help in providing healthcare in developing countries.
Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique
“Building Quality Systems, Delivering Useful Data”
The Ministry of Health in Mozambique is in the process of publishing National Standards and Guidelines for Patient-Level Systems, which will be supported by an HIS Certification Process evaluating the compliance of implemented electronic patient-level systems and the delivery of the data…
Upcoming Westminster Health Forum:
Guest of Honour: Beverley Bryant, Director of Strategic Systems and Technology, NHS England
This seminar will provide an opportunity to discuss the delivery, roll out, and integration of electronic health records across health and social care.
Delegates will discuss the next steps for care.data following the release of the Government …
For over 6 months, I have been having the time of my life.
One weekend while reading EKG's on my new Christmas Chromebook, my then 13 year old asked a very profound question, "Dad, why would you want to read those on the small screen when you could use the TV." So in less than a minute he had the HDMI cord connected and I was reading the biggest EKG's of my lifetime.
The light bulb went off, so I started daydreaming about the what if, and after bouncing the idea off multiple…
The NPR has a great little story on the benefits of letting patients see the doctors computer screen during a consultation:
The woman was sitting on a gurney in the emergency room, and I was facing her, typing. I had just written…
The Gold Level award for the Greater Boston region at the Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards has been gifted to the cloud-based health IT services vendor Athenahealth. They are given annually by MassEcon to recognise companies that have made outstanding contributions to the…
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Careers in Health Informatics
Dr Chris Paton
BMBS BMedSci, MBA, FACHI, FFCI
This e-Seminar will cover how to develop your career in Health Informatics.
The seminar is hosted by Dr Chris Paton, a digital health researcher at Oxford University and Editor of the Health Informatics Forum. He is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Informatics and the UK Faculty of Clinical Informatics and worked as a medical doctor in the NHS and New Zealand before specialising in Clinical Informatics research at Oxford University. Dr Paton is Associate Editor for Sage Digital Health and BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making journals.
Tuesday 11th December 2018
7-8pm GMT, 2-3pm EST
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