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Creating interoperable IT systems in healthcare Testing the way healthcare communicates Global mHealth market to touch $10.2 billion by 2018: A new Transparency Market Research report
 

Creating interoperable IT systems in healthcare

Before creating interoperable IT systems in healthcare, it is important to understand the meaning of interoperability. ‘Conceptual interoperability’ and ‘Data Information Knowledge Wisdom (DIKW) Pyramid’ are two terms used in a more generic context to indicate the exchange of data/information and its usage between different systems. DIKW Pyramid provides the basic difference between data and [...]

Testing the way healthcare communicates

The evolution of communication has led to widespread sharing of ideas, knowledge, and information through various types of media (spoken language, written alphabet, printing press, telephone, and internet) that facilitate interaction among different people or organizations. Sharing information creates a well-informed community, effectively spreads knowledge and ideas, and propagates understanding of our environment.

Global mHealth market to touch $10.2 billion by 2018: A new Transparency Market Research report

Driven primarily by factors like increasing occurrence of chronic diseases and adoption of smartphones, the global mHealth market, which is $1.3 billion in 2012, is estimated to reach $10.2 billion by 2018, at a 41.5% CAGR, according to a new Transparency Market Research report. The report evaluates the global mHealth market by making a cross [...]

NEWS: Healthland buys integrated clinical and financial software solutions vendor

25 May 2013

Healthland, a company providing healthcare information systems to rural hospitals, has acquired American HealthTech, Inc,(AHT) a vendor offering integrated software and electronic health records (EHR) solutions to post-acute care organizations, for an undisclosed amount. The current acquisition will enable the providers to access a novel range of technology management solutions across hospitals, clinics, and post-acute [...]

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A new Frost & Sullivan report finds rising telehealth opportunities in APAC

20 May 2013

Healthcare industry is showing significant interest in telehealth technologies as they possess an ability to address the industry’s challenges. A recent report by Frost & Sullivan, Telehealth Opportunities in APAC, finds increasing opportunities in the telehealth sector in Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. The market witnessed a good turnover with mHealth (text, voice, and other mobile services), [...]

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NEWS: IBM to support Spanish healthcare provider in coordinating care

17 May 2013

Catalonia, Spain-based Catalan Institute of Health (ICS) has chosen IBM Corporation to partner in their novel care coordination pilot initiative that facilitates coordinated care by allowing care givers (social workers, nurses, and physicians) to view a single patient’s record from a massive volume of Big Data.

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NEWS: Napier Healthcare Solutions further fortifies its relation with a Mumbai hospital through a new deal

03 May 2013

Mumbai-based Jaslok Hospital has chosen Singapore-based Napier Healthcare Solutions’ next generation mobile electronic health records platform, Napier EHRm, for meeting its management requirements and helping their staff (over 1,100) deliver services more quickly and efficiently.

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NEWS: Nuance Healthcare to provide speech recognition solutions to King Fahd Hospital of the Dammam University

30 April 2013

Emerging Technologies, the local implementation partner for Nuance Healthcare in Saudi Arabia, announced the deployment of the latter’s Dragon Medical 360 | Network Edition at the King Fahd Hospital of Dammam University and across the middle east region. Through this deployment, the hospital aims to help physicians in providing care and also assist students in [...]

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NEWS: MedeAnalytics to provide Accountable Care Solution to State of Mississippi Medicaid

10 April 2013

MedeAnalytics, Inc, a provider of performance management solutions for the healthcare industry has announced that the State of Mississippi Medicaid will be incorporating MedeAnalytics’ Accountable Care Solution into their Medicaid Electronic Health Records System (MEHRS) application. The main objective of this initiative is to integrate clinical and claims information from numerous health information exchanges for [...]

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NEWS: Sectra wins a six year contract from Swedish healthcare provider Region Skane

03 April 2013

Sectra AB, a provider of medical imaging IT solutions, has won a six-year contract worth SEK 55.8 million- from a Swedish healthcare provider Region Skane. The new deal involves developing, maintaining, and supporting Sectra IT solutions, used in nuclear medicine, radiology, clinical physiology, and mammography units for communicating and managing patient health data, throughout the [...]

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Analytics, a top investment priority for organizations involved in accountable care program: A new IDC Health Insights report

20 March 2013

A recent report by IDC Health Insights, a provider of market research and advisory services, reveals that healthcare setups, recognizing the role of data in accountable care’s success, are concentrating on investing in analytics for population health management.

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NEWS: iMDsoft unveils new capability for managing care across critical care units

15 March 2013

Needham, MA-based, iMDsoft ® has announced the launch of a new solution, MVpanorama. The new solution is expected to offer a complete, centralized actionable patient data to care providers. Established in 1996, iMDsoft has offices in the US, Netherlands, Germany, Australia, and Israel and is part of the TPG Growth, an investment company concerned with [...]

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NEWS: Max Healthcare and Healthpoint Services collaborate to extend healthcare services to rural regions

14 March 2013

New Delhi-based Healthpoint Services India Private Limited, has partnered with Max Healthcare, a provider of healthcare services, to offer telemedicine services to rural Punjab. Through this agreement, the two organizations will unify their efforts in healthcare and medical services.

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