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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

Thought Pieces

How can digital technology help the NHS rise to the challenges ahead?

The Kings Fund’s annual Digital Health and Care Congress recently explored the latest technologies and research emerging from the world of digital health. Read Matthew Honeyman’s reflections on the congress… 28 more words

Issue 3 (July 3rd)

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Computational Biology

Use of technology and data can help plug NHS funding gap

Rapid advances in the use of technology and data will see the NHS improve patient care and help meet the predicted £22billion deficit in its budget. 188 more words

Issue 2 (June 19th)

You’ve Got an Attitude, Dude! Initial Thoughts on the Crucial Attitudes of the Health Informatician

H. Dominic Covvey, National Institutes of Health Informatics

An Appeal

This is an article about work in progress that begs for improvement. This article is also an appeal for your thoughts and criticism. 2,185 more words