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Developing care for a changing population: Patient engagement and health information technology

Nuffield Trust

This discussion paper highlights three applications of health information technology for people with complex health conditions, and lays out principles to bear in mind when designing, promoting and implementing health information technologies.

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Health Informatics

Exploring the views of GPs, people with dementia and their carers on assistive technology: a qualitative study

BMJ Open 2016;6:e011132

Objectives To explore the views and experiences of people with dementia, their family carers and general practitioners (GPs) on their knowledge and experience of accessing information about, and use of, assistive technology (AT) in dementia care. 233 more words

Mental Health

#Ehealth2016 - inquiring minds want to know

Canada’s premier conference on health information technology – #ehealth2016 – is now less than a month away.

That means it’s a good time to start to contemplate some of the big questions facing the health IT community in Canada and wondering whether this mega-meeting hosted in Vancouver.\, courtesy of COACH, Infoway and CIHI will provide any answers to these questions. 266 more words

Health Care

Can technology save the NHS?

Can technology save the NHS?  That was the question addressed by a recent Guardian roundtable, supported by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC), which brought together clinicians, policymakers and healthcare IT experts. 124 more words

Health Informatics

Journey to Interoperability - Part II

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The journey continues…

One of the moderately successful incremental innovations that has given us some reprieve has been the development of standardised messages or documents to exchange selected, critical data – the ‘River of Limited Exchange’. 1,169 more words

Health Informatics

Journey to Interoperability - Part I

We are on a journey, a transition from health records being recorded on paper to a new paradigm of electronic health records (EHRs) and data interoperability. 863 more words

Health Informatics