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Audit: DOD E-Health Timeline 'Not Realistic'

Billy Mitchell | Fed Scoop | June 1, 2016

The Pentagon inspector general doesn't think the DOD can reach initial operational capability of its new $9 billion, "state-of-the-art" electronic health records system by December. The Defense Department's goal of having a pilot of its modernized electronic health record platform running by the year's end "may not be realistic," its inspector general said Wednesday...

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Australia's Digital Health Strategy Gets the Nod Without Data Interoperability Controls

Asha McLean | ZD Net | August 7, 2017

My Health Record, the Australian government's e-health record system, has been officially given the green light from the Council of Australian Governments Health Council to automatically sign citizens up to the service, allowing them to opt-out if they choose. By 2018, all Australians will have a My Health Record and by 2022, all healthcare providers will be able to contribute to and use health information in My Health Record on behalf of their patients. They will also be able to communicate with other healthcare providers on the clinical status of joint patients via the digital platform...

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Barcelona Digital Technology Centre Delivers E-Health and Smart Home Platform Using the WSO2 Carbon Platform

Press Release | Barcelona Digital Technology Centre, WSO2 | January 29, 2015

Recently, BDigital developed eKauri, a non-invasive e-health and smart home platform that empowers seniors to gain autonomy, participate in modern society, and improve quality of life. Using WSO2’s pre-integrated products, the company delivered the first minimally viable version of the product three months ahead of schedule. The case study discusses BDigital’s RESTful architecture and its decision to run applications in the cloud to address the low memory capacity of Internet of Things components. It also examines... Read More »

Call for Papers-6th International Conference e-Health 2014

The 6th International Conference e-Health 2014 is coming up in Lisbon, Portugal July 17th to 19th. There is still an opportunity for the open health community to present papers at the conference. Deadline for paper submission is May 5th.

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Commonwealth Establishes Australian Digital Health Agency to Complement My Health Record

Asha McLean | ZD Net | July 26, 2016

The federal government has announced the establishment of the Australian Digital Health Agency and an advisory board comprised of doctors, informatics specialists, digital experts, and customer service executives tasked with ensuring the nation's health system is technologically up to date. Speaking at the Health Informatics Conference 2016 in Melbourne on Monday, Minister for Health Sussan Ley said the new agency will set the national agenda for technical and data standards, promote clear principles for interoperability, and open source development within the health system...

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HELINA 2018: Call for Papers

Press Release | HELINA | May 5, 2018

The 2018 edition of the Pan-African health informatics conference (HELINA) is scheduled from 3rd – 8th December 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference will be hosted by the Kenya Health Informatics Association (KeHIA) and will focus on how technology is being used to strengthen health systems in the African Region. HELINA conferences have been known to provide a platform for both academia and industry to showcase results of scientific research and industry practice. 

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How mHealth Can Benefit Homeless Veterans

Judy Mottl | Fierce Mobile Healthcare | September 26, 2014

Homeless veterans would benefit from mHealth tools, including text, email and Internet services access, and support organizations focused on helping ex-military personnel with healthcare should tap such technologies to boost care and treatment, according to a new study...

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Providers Welcome Meaningful Use Relief

Bernie Monegain | Healthcare It News | February 28, 2014

There will be no delay for ICD-10 conversion. But when CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner announced Thursday at HIMSS14 that CMS would be flexible on hardship exemptions for meaningful use requirements, it provided some of the relief healthcare providers – and the professional organizations that represent them – have been seeking...

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Two Ghanaian Software Products Win 2013 World Summit Awards

Staff Writer | Ghana Daily Graphic | September 19, 2013

Two of Ghana’s software products have been selected as winners of the 2013 World Summit Awards, a UN-based initiative to promote the world's best e-contents.

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Why We Need Standards-Based Interoperability In Digital Health

Bill Ash and Kathryn Bennett | MEDCITY News | October 15, 2014

A vision for “e-health” is gathering around the world, in which a rich array of dependable data is seamlessly and securely shared between patient and healthcare providers, in support of breakthrough wellness care and remote monitoring capabilities. Global, open development and wide-scale adoption of interoperability standards across technology areas such as personal health device communications, cloud computing, body computing, mobility, social networking and Big Data analytics comprise a critical enabler of the vision...

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6th International Conference e-Health 2014

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 17, 2014 (All day) - July 19, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Sana Metropolitan Hotel Lisbon
Portugal

The use of ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) in Healthcare Services is the main mechanism to improve efficiency and effectiveness. This conference aims to draw together information systems, practitioners and management experts from all quadrants involved in developing computer technology to improve healthcare quality.

The conference covers three main areas in e-Health:

  • Research Issues
  • Management Issues
  • Applications

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2018 OpenMRS Implementers Conference

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 3, 2018 (All day) - December 8, 2018 (All day)

We are thrilled to announce the 2018 OpenMRS Implementers’ Conference (#OMRS18) will be hosted in Nairobi, Kenya in association with HELINA 2018 (#HELINA2018), the biannual meeting of the Pan-African Health Informatics Association. Our hosts, the Kenya Ministry of Health, the Kenya Health Informatics Association (KeHIA – http://www.kehia.org) and the OpenMRS Kenya Community have organized a planning committee over the past few weeks, and they have set up regular planning meetings with the OpenMRS Events Team to ensure this is a world-class event.

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HELINA 2018

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 3, 2018 (All day) - December 8, 2018 (All day)
Location: 
Nairobi
Kenya

The 2018 edition of the Pan-African health informatics conference (HELINA) is scheduled from 3rd – 8th December 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference will be hosted by the Kenya Health Informatics Association (KeHIA) and will focus on how technology is being used to strengthen health systems in the African Region. HELINA conferences have been known to provide a platform for both academia and industry to showcase results of scientific research and industry practice. This year's conference is going to be co-hosted with the 2018 OpenMRS Implementers meeting.

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