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Opportunity knocks: designing solutions for an ageing society

The report warns that without technological innovation over the next decade, health and care cost could be higher than currently projected by the Office of Budget Responsibility. 34 more words

Issue 4 (July 17th)

Yellow Card Scheme app

A Yellow Card smartphone app has been launched for people to report problems with medicines. Fifty years on from its inception, the Yellow Card Scheme… 87 more words

Issue 4 (July 17th)


Mikä on se suuri trendi, jota kohti EHR:ien kehitys menee menee? Onko sellaista? Mielipiteeni on se, että yhtä suurta trendiä ei ole näköpiirissä aivan heti. Jos ajatellaan asiaa yhteensopivuusstandardien kannalta voidaan havaita, että koska HL7 v2:ta on maailmalla edelleen paljon käytössä, niin se ei katoa hetkessä esim. 490 more words

Health Informatics

A Prescription for Achieving Deeper Involvement in eHealth – Learning Medicalese

H. Dominic Covvey, National Institutes of Health Informatics

Anxiolytic, renal, cholecystectomy, angina, syndrome, morbidity, urticaria …and the ‘f-words’ like fibromyalgia and fibula! For healthcare providers, they are their Lingua Franca, but for some of us who aspire to work with those healthcare providers they might as well be Klingon. 1,379 more words


Relevance is in the eye of the user

Last week some of my team supported NHS Improving Quality at the Royal College of Nursing Conference in Bournemouth. As part of our effort to use every opportunity that presents itself, we had just published a report on a focus group day from 26th March 2015 looking at barriers to nurses and allied health professionals utilising informatics as part of their day to day activities. 598 more words

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