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eHealth at WHO

by System Administrator - Friday, 1 August 2014, 8:27 PM
 

eHealth at WHO

eHealth is the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) for health. The eHealth unit works with partners at the global, regional and country level to promote and strengthen the use of information and communication technologies in health development, from applications in the field to global governance. The unit is based in the Department of Knowledge Ethics and Research in the cluster of Health Systems and Innovation.

Programmes and projects

WHO's work in eHealth includes programmes and projects in areas such as policy and governance, standardization and interoperability, research and global surveys, eLearning and capacity building, networking and South-to-South collaboration, as well as eHealth applications.

 

 

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eHealth 
Department of Knowledge, Ethics and Research 
World Health Organization 
20 Avenue Appia
1211 Geneva 27 
Switzerland
Email: ehealth@who.int

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Value-Based Care

by System Administrator - Friday, 1 August 2014, 11:23 PM
 
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Population Health Management

by System Administrator - Friday, 1 August 2014, 11:27 PM
 
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Hospital CIOs: How to approach hiring your staff

by System Administrator - Friday, 1 August 2014, 11:30 PM
 
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ICD-10: Forget the Fear and Panic

by System Administrator - Friday, 1 August 2014, 11:48 PM
 

ICD-10: Forget the Fear and Panic

ICD-10 is one of the hottest topics in the electronic healthcare management industry today. As such, Pulse Systems is here to help your practice focus on the transition, not the hype.

Pulse is on a mission to de-mystify ICD-10 so that you can understand how it will impact your documentation, claims processing, and most importantly, cash flow. Pulse wants you to understand what ICD-10 means for your specific specialty (it's not 69,000 codes) and help you prepare your practice by being well educated and prepared for the big change.

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USING STANDARD TEXTING APPS

by System Administrator - Friday, 1 August 2014, 11:53 PM
 

LEARN WHERE YOUR HOSPITAL MAY BE GOING WRONG WHEN IT COMES TO USING STANDARD TEXTING APPS

The majority of hospital communications are related to patient care, and messages are often critical in nature. Missing a text buried in a private inbox or not being able to send one quickly to the right on-call provider in the directory can compromise patient safety.

A Preview of the Six Mistakes:

  • Can't link to your organization's directory and on-call schedules
  • Can't receive patient monitoring alerts
  • Can't automatically escalate an unanswered text

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9 STRATEGIES FOR LEVERAGING BIG DATA IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

by System Administrator - Friday, 1 August 2014, 11:57 PM
 

 

The health care industry can potentially realize $300 billion in annual value by leveraging big data according to a 2011 McKinsey report. To successfully achieve this value, the healthcare industry must identify and establish best practices to manage big data since healthcare data is rarely standardized.

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IT struggles to innovate

by System Administrator - Saturday, 2 August 2014, 12:01 AM
 

It seems that it’s virtually impossible for IT to meet all business demands with current budgets, resources, and approaches. But the business keeps changing and IT needs to respond rapidly and innovate in order to stay relevant to the organization.

Why does IT struggle to innovate?

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Convergence of Big Data and EHR Infographic

by System Administrator - Saturday, 2 August 2014, 12:10 AM
 

THE CONVERGENCE OF BIG DATA AND EHR INFOGRAPHIC

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“In the next 10 years, data science and software will do more for medicine than all of the biological sciences together,” said venture capitalist Vinod Khosla. Data science holds great promise for patient health, but patient data is only actionable in so far as it is digital. This is where Electronic Health Records (EHRs) come in. By 2019, the majority of physicians will have adopted a basic EHR system, and with good reason, too. EHRs may reduce outpatient care costs by 3 percent.

The convergence of big data and EHR infographic created by UC Berkeley School of Information explores the how the growing relationship between health data and EHR adoption is transforming healthcare. 

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MORE RESPONSIBLE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

by System Administrator - Saturday, 2 August 2014, 12:14 AM
 

TOP TIPS: MORE RESPONSIBLE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

By Charlotte Marshall

You’d think that in today’s customer-focused economy most companies would try to avoid deliberately ignoring customer concerns. Yet a new study from Iron Mountain* reveals that over half (57%) of UK firms do exactly that with customer communications that arrive on paper. Many organisations seem happy to wait until their customer grows sufficiently frustrated to pick up the phone or send an email to ask why nothing has happened.

So what can organisations do to tackle paper enquiries in an increasingly digital world? Here are my top tips for ensuring a gradual evolution to more responsible information management.

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