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11-25-2014 | Workforce Development
Ascom has recently launched Ascom Myco, a new solution for integrated workflow intelligence in healthcare. In this interview, Nick Guldemond, Associate Professor, University Medical Centre Utrecht, discusses the importance of intelligent and efficient workflow in the hospital setting and Roel Ottink, Director Product Management and Marketing, Ascom, explains how the Ascom Myco is designed to optimise workflow around nurses and patients.
It is an exciting time to be in the healthcare industry, especially considering the impact technological advancements in digital health have had on healthcare.
11-19-2014 | Mobile Health
Consumers are embracing emerging virtual care models, which empower patients to take control of their health by having the majority of care taking place "virtually" through online resources and access to clinicians via phone, email or video technologies.
10-31-2014 | Privacy & Security
CISO Karl West explains the health system's process for evaluating all new mobile technologies based on a core architecture that involves a three-pronged system of controls.
10-23-2014 | Business Analytics
Penn Medicine put data and analytics to work and reduced its sepsis mortality rate from 17 percent at baseline to 13 percent today.
10-22-2014 | Patient Safety
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10-18-2014 | Mobile Health
The FCC is seeking a coordinator to help foster the development and deployment of new medical area body network devices.
10-15-2014 | Mobile Health
The Ascom Myco is designed around the needs of the nurse, from its size, weight and toughness to the presentation of information and the management of clinical workflows.
10-13-2014 | Mobile Health
Could the use of technologies that distance healthcare providers from the first-hand experience of the suffering of those they care for (such as telemedicine platforms and other forms of "virtual visits" or self-care tools) lead to a collective "stumbling over lines" with unfortunate consequences?
10-9-2014 | Patient Safety
Robert Wachter, MD, coined the term 'hospitalist" and has some provocative things to say about quality and safety -- and the responsibility physicians have to embrace the promise of business and clinical intelligence.