Monthly Archives: June 2010

PACS adoption has reached ‘mature stage,’

PACS adoption has reached ‘mature stage, so say this article at HealthcareITNews. DES PLAINES, IL – A new report from the research firm IMV has found the market for electronic picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) is largely in “replacement mode.” … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi adoption in healthcare up 60% in past year

I got this off Deployment of Wi-Fi in healthcare environments has grown by more than 60 percent worldwide during the past 12 months, according to ABI Research. High double-digit growth is expected to continue for both wireless local area network … Continue reading

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GPS not just for driving but can be tool for crowd management and medical follow-up

This article off Alphagalileo examines the use of GPS in public health! Drivers around the world use the global positioning system (GPS) to figure out how to get from point A to point B. But a young Hebrew University of Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Ramblings: New Logo

Yes, we heard you, the old logo isn’t ‘sexy’ enough so in order to ensure that you – the reader, is happy, we are launching a new logo. Hope you like it 🙂

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Healthcare Taking Computing To The Cloud

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee wrote this article on the Health IT and Cloud Computing for InformationWeek While the healthcare sector has long been an IT laggard, the industry appears to be embracing cloud computing comparably to many other sectors. Nearly one-third … Continue reading

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Mobile baby

I got this off UNSW. IVF patients will soon be able to track their test results through their mobile phones, using technology developed by UNSW researchers. The interactive electronic system, HealthyMe, allows patients to self-manage medical records, log test results … Continue reading

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Ramblings: HospitalBuildAsia 2010, FutureHealth ASEAN and CLMM

Alright, this blog post is a combination of 3 different ‘ramblings’ topics; HospitalBuild Asia 2010 FutureHealth ASEAN Forum 2010 A site visit to a local hospital on their CLMM (Closed Loop Medication Management) implementation. I’ll do a ‘summarize version’ and … Continue reading

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New Article: Enterprise Imaging Informatics – PACS in Radiology and Beyond

I wrote a new article titled : “Enterprise Imaging Informatics – PACS in Radiology and Beyond”. This article examines the increasing demands for medical imaging services and how progress in medical imaging technologies, their impact across different clinic disciplines and  how it redefines … Continue reading

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Radiology Images and MU: Vital, but Not in the EMR…Yet

This article from talks about 2 of my favorite topics in health informatics and their co-relation (I share very similar viewpoints, especially on the part where medical imaging is not only radiology). ————————————————— A diagnostic picture is often worth more than … Continue reading

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North Yorks spends ÂŁ3.2m on telehealth

NHS North Yorkshire and York has announced that it will implement 2,000 telehealth systems from Tunstall following a successful pilot across the county. The plans, which will see the primary care trust spend around ÂŁ3.2m on the new systems, will … Continue reading

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