Healthcare IT

Digital Health Is A Cultural Transformation Of Traditional Healthcare Through Disruptive Technologies

The authors of the paper argue that digital health means a qualitative change on the horizon of healthcare transforming its very nature. And while it comes down to the countless disruptive technological innovations that are flooding the medical field in the last couple of years, the essence of this change is not technological, but cultural.Technological

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HCH replacing Electronic Health Records system

During a special board meeting, the Board of Trustees for Hiawatha Hospital Association Inc. unanimously voted to transition the hospital from its current Electronic Health Record (EHR) system known as McKesson Paragon to Athenahealth.This transition is an essential operational tool needed to achieve the organizations goal of having a complete EHR operating system across the

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What can digital health bring to small countries like Andorra?

I often consult with governments and international organizations about the trends in medicine and what measures they should consider bringing their respective communities healthcare into the 21st century. Therefore, I gladly accepted the invitation by the Ministry of Education of the Government of Andorra, a country with 80.000 residents, no rail system, no airports, but

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NHIT Week 2017: How Technology Continues to Enhance Patient Care

Data analytics and remote monitoring are among the many tools evolving provider strategies.Each year since 2006, the healthcare technology community has participated in National Health IT Week, which focuses on spreading awareness of how health IT benefits patients and providers as well as issues impacting its development and use.This year, NHIT Week will center on

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