Compliance is a serious, enforceable matter – and must be properly addressed in the context of the workplace challenges and changes that have emerged amid the pandemic.
Government & Policy
We are witnessing a race in the vaccine rollout. A race towards the light at the end of a tunnel and a race which will likely define the next few years, according to Dr Charles Alessi, chief clinical officer at HIMSS.
The right to health, not just the access to healthcare, requires a holistic understanding of how we can provide a better quality of life and wellbeing for the individual and society, argues Bogi Eliasen, a futurist at the Copenhagen Institute for Future Studies and a member of the… Read More »Creating sustainable healthcare solutions and addressing the 10/90 gap
For many of us 2021 feels like a lot like 2020 with lockdowns imposed and hospital pressures increasing. However, there is light at the end of the tunnel with several vaccines now being rolled-out globally, says Dr Saif Abed, founding partner, AbedGraham.
Seema Verma is administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This article was co-authored with Alexandra Mugge, deputy chief health informatics officer at CMS, and Shannon Sartin, chief technology officer at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation.
As Black History Month comes to close, will this mean that the achievements and contribution of black people in the UK and the need to take action will be packed away for another year, asks Dr Shera Chok, co-founder of the Shuri Network.
COVID-19: What is different in our understanding of this pandemic to the accepted wisdom in the spring of 2020?
As we have heard repeatedly over the past few months, there is a need to think of managing this pandemic in the same way we prepare for a marathon rather than a sprint, says Dr Charles Alessi, chief clinical officer, HIMSS.
Whichever way you look at it, many countries across the globe are experiencing a rise in COVID-19 cases coinciding with the start of the Autumn/Winter seasons, says Dr Saif Abed, founding partner at The AbedGraham Group.
One of the more remarkable features of the NHS’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been its rapid uptake of technology in the UK says director of international relations at NHS Confederation, Dr Layla McCay.
How healthcare providers can leverage interoperability across the care continuum for improved care coordination and patient empowerment.
Health and care have been inexorably moving towards a new paradigm – one where the nature of the interactions are more personalised and require the person to be more active in their pursuit of reducing risks that have an adverse effect upon the development of… Read More »The age of precision in the post COVID-19 world
On the surface, like with other HHS settlements, it may seem harsh when looking at only the amount of money vis-a-vis the number of patients affected. But it’s important to consider what OCR is trying to accomplish.
Without cross-border co-operation the potential of personalised health cannot be realised, acccording to Bogi Eliasen, director at the Health Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies and HIMSS Future50 leader, who will be speaking at HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Event taking place 7-11 September.
COVID-19 has shone a harsh light on the weaknesses within our healthcare systems, and we fear that the impact on already vulnerable populations will be long-lasting, according to Marco Greco, president of the European Patients’ Forum, and Jan-Philipp Beck, CEO of EIT Health.
CMS requirements for approved clinical decision support mechanisms could cause extra burden and more keystrokes for physicians attempting to meet appropriate use criteria.
Let’s invest in an interoperable health data system that connects all providers, hospitals, nursing homes, insurance companies, state and local governments, public health and patients who need access to medical records.
COVID-19, otherwise known as coronavirus, has entered the lexicon as if it was always there. Everyone has an opinion. Globally the response has divided and united populations and no less so in the UK, says global digital adviser and NHS clinician Dr Sam Shah.
Privacy remains an important determinant of how technology is deployed, even during these times of COVID-19, argues HIMSS’ chief clinical officer Dr. Charles Alessi.
How far could we have been in managing the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic if we used the tools available to us such as data sharing, genomics, apps, and pandemic warning systems, instead of waiting to implement them on a rainy day? Bogi Eliasen, director of health at the Copenhagen Institute… Read More »Managing COVID-19 in a perfect world