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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. 

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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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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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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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Carrot was founded by Dr. Utley who is an inventor on more than 65 issued U.S. patents. The company aims to engage and empower individuals to cease smoking and to this end mobile technology and behavioural science is used alongside clinical expertise in their Pivot approach. A recent…
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The HIMSS Value Recognition Program's Davies Award of Excellence focuses on organisations achieving significantly improved patient outcomes through the use of health information technology.

HIMSS details that winning organisations may be chosen on the basis of "promoting health information and technology-enabled improvements in patient and business outcomes through sharing evidence-driven best practices on implementation strategies, workflow design, change management and patient…

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Join the UK Faculty of Clinical Informatics

I recently became a Fellow of the Faculty of Clinical Informatics in the UK. They are now opening up further membership categories. The new faculty is important for supporting professionalisation for all clinicians involved in health informatics so please do join us.

Please see the below press release from the Faculty for more information:

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In accordance with recommendations made by the IMIA General Assembly, the Nominating Committee is pleased to make public a request to all IMIA Members who are interested in appointing a nominee for the position of IMIA VP MedInfo for the 2019 - 2021 term.

Click here for the official IMIA 2018 Board Call for Nominations  -…

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We're recruiting for a new Health Informatics research assistant to join our team at the University of Oxford:

Research Assistant - Health Information Systems in Global Health

Applications to be received by 12pm on Wednesday 28th of March 2018

Grade 6: £28,098 - £33,518 p.a. 

We are looking for a Research Assistant to help develop new areas of work within a multi-disciplinary team in Oxford that undertakes collaborative projects with the KEMRI-Wellcome…

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Request for information on EHRs for cancer care

From a colleague in Uganda:

Hi,
My name is Johnblack Kabukye, a medical doctor and health informatician at the Uganda Cancer Institute in Kampala, Uganda. I am also a PhD student in medical informatics at the Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam. We are conducting research on electronic medical records for oncology in low resource settings, so we are looking for stakeholders in…
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University of Oxford Programmer Position

IDDO Senior Java Software Engineer - Emerging Epidemics and Drug Resistance

Applications to be received by 12pm on Friday 4th of August 2017 Grade 8: £39,324 - £46,924 p.a.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) team. The IDDO hosts a collection of data-sharing platforms, bringing together clinical, pharmacology, molecular, in vitro and medicine quality data for a range of infectious diseases. The…

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Two new software engineering positions at the University of Oxford.

Senior Software Engineer

Applications to be received by 12pm on Monday 13th of February 2017

Grade 8: £39,324 - £46,924 p.a.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) team. The IDDO hosts a collection of data-sharing platforms, bringing together clinical, pharmacology, molecular, in vitro and medicine…

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