Health Technologies

Research funding awards made to local health workers – Digital Health Technology News

  • May 29, 2024
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Three innovative research projects have been announced as the first recipients of a grant programme which aims to improve knowledge and understanding of health inequalities in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes (BLMK). Professor Yannis Pappas, director of the BLMK Research and Innovation Hub, announced the successful applicants at yesterday’s (13 May) ‘Integration in Action’ conference […]

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Better chosen by Surrey and Borders NHS to launch integrated health and care platform

  • May 29, 2024
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Better has been chosen by Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to provide a digital health platform that will help health and care partners to more easily and securely communicate about a person’s care.  The vendor-neutral platform based on openEHR technology will allow authorised health and care professionals to access information in real-time, contribute […]

Poll: what’s the biggest challenge with interoperability across health and care? – htn

  • May 29, 2024
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For our latest poll we asked our audience: what’s the biggest challenge with interoperability across health and care? We put forward four possible answers – a lack of a national strategy, suppliers and systems, the need for dedicated funding to support interoperability, or the reality of organisations solving challenges alone. 31 percent of respondents believed […]

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Health marketers see CTV/Streaming and GenAI as top trends, research finds – Digital Health Technology News

  • May 29, 2024
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Connected TV/streaming and generative AI (GenAI) are the priority consumer trends for healthcare and pharmaceutical marketers, new research has found. Mediaocean’s 2024 Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Advertising Outlook Report, which surveyed leading pharma and healthcare marketing industry professionals, found that 59% viewed CTV/streaming as the most important consumer trend. Health businesses look to be elevating their […]

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust achieves HIMSS stage six validation – htn

  • May 29, 2024
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Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust has achieved HIMSS stage six validation for its use of data (Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity – AMAM). Rob Birkett, chief digital and information officer, announced the news in a LinkedIn post, thanking colleagues and noting that the achievement represents “deserved recognition of the hard work and team approach […]

How Are Healthcare Organizations Approaching 5G?

  • May 29, 2024
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Reduced data latency and higher transmission speeds are both on the docket for Houston Methodist when it opens its newest hospital in April 2025. The health system is working with AT&T and Verizon to bring 5G to the facility, says Jim Francis, CTO and vice president of IT at Houston Methodist. “What we’re doing with […]

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Health Officials Tried to Evade Public Records Laws, Lawmakers Say

  • May 28, 2024
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House Republicans on Tuesday accused officials at the National Institutes of Health of orchestrating “a conspiracy at the highest levels” of the agency to hide public records related to the origins of the Covid pandemic. And the lawmakers promised to expand an investigation that has turned up emails in which senior health officials talked openly […]

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Q&A: Amazon Business on supply management in healthcare

  • May 28, 2024
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Medical supply expenses comprise approximately 10.5% of an average hospital’s budget, collectively accounting for $146.9 billion in 2023, a $6.6 billion increase from 2022, according to the American Hospital Association.  Bill Kopitke, head of healthcare at Amazon Business, sat down with MobiHealthNews to discuss the retail and tech giant’s B2B healthcare model and how it […]

Top US coal producer Wyoming just approved a $1.2B solar farm

  • May 28, 2024
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Photo by Kelly on Pexels.com Wyoming just approved its largest solar farm – 771 megawatts (MW) of utility-scale solar plus battery storage. Developer Enbridge has been issued a siting permit by the Industrial Siting Council to construct and operate Cowboy Solar I & II on private land leases in Laramie County, in the state’s southeast […]