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The use of biometrics in health care

The use of biometrics in some cases of health care is becoming more pronounced.  Especially in the authentication of health care workers.  Some facilities have introduced biometrics into electronic health record systems, authenticating administrative and clinical users who need access…

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Fujifilm PACS Deployed

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have implemented a picture archiving and communication system from Fujifilm.  The trust previously used an Agfa PACs managed by Accenture but under the National Programme for IT implementation it has been ditched in favour of the Fujifilm…

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Clinical Guidelines to be given by app

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust will introduce a clinical guidelines and hospital contacts app before the end of the year.

 “Dr Chris Floyd, Guy’s and St Thomas’ clinical research fellow and co-founder of app development company Cranworth Medical, said Clinical Iris provides staff…

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Burns App wins award

The EHI Awards 2013, in association with CGI, has awarded an app that enables doctors to accurately and quickly assess the extent of a burn and so deliver the best possible treatment to patients as the overall award winner.

 

“The Mersey Burns App was developed by a PhD…

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Wearable Tech – Where’s it headed?

It’s all the rage at the moment.  Wearable tech.  How far will it go?  Tell you when to apply sunscreen?  Helping service dogs communicate?

 

“Around the world, researchers are working behind the scenes and around the clock on jaw-dropping applications for…

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Role of EMRs in ACOs

Dr. Jitesh Chawla discusses a crucial topic on how EMRs can be leveraged within an ACO. 

As the final rule on ACOs Accountable Care Organization) has come out, it is apparent that that the value that EMRs (electronic medical records) bring is unprecedented.Under the Medicare Shared Savings Program, ACO participants (which may include medical…

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Rules issued on mobile health apps

Final guidance has been issued on how the US Food and Drug Administration with regulate mobile health apps.

 

“The FDA will focus on health apps that turn a mobile platform into a regulated device, such as an ECG or blood pressure cuffs linked to smart phones, and could…

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Sensors Deployed

Officials at Newton-Wellesley Hospital have been one of the first in the nation to turn their general care beds into mobile sensors.  They are capable of alerting staff to potential falls, gathering biometric data and other health emergencies.

 

“The Newton, Mass.-based…

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By 2015 – Digital Care Plans a Must

Under a package of measures launched this week by NHS England, everyone with a disability or long-term condition MUST have a digital personalised care plan, accessible via a mobile phone app or online by 2015.

 

“The NHS Mandate set an objective that everyone with a long-term…

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Dossia Dashboard Launched

Dossia announced on Thursday its plan to launch the Dossia Dashboard, a population health management system.    The move is aimed at helping organisations to rein in healthcare costs and improve their members’ health.

 

“According to Dossia officials, the dashboard pairs the…

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Ward Problems App created by Junior Doctor

Trainee surgeon,  Ashish Kalraiya, who works in Watford, has created an app that flags up problems and inefficiencies in hospital wards.

“The app has been trialled by 15 doctors on the surgical wards at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust's Watford General Hospital, where it has been…

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