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HIC2015: Health Informatics Joins Forces On New Ehealth Agency

I got this off Pulse+IT Magazine and thought I’ll share it with you folks; Three of Australia’s peak eHealth associations are taking a united front in calling for expertise in health informatics and health information management to be included as part of … Continue reading

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Why is ehealth interoperability so hard?

This is an excellent article by Kate McDonald of PulseIT, featuring an interview with Grahame Grieve on the problems we face in achieving interoperability and how Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) could address some of the problems. I strongly suggest anyone interested in ehealth to … Continue reading

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15th International HL7 Interoperability Conference (IHIC)

I would like to share with you folks about an upcoming HL7 conference – the 15th International HL7 Interoperability Conference (IHIC), due 9 – 11 February 2015, in Prague, Czech Republic. The organiser of IHIC 2015 is HL7 Czech Republic and the conference … Continue reading

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Cancellation of IHE World Summit 2014

I got this piece of news via email earlier this week and all I can say is ‘ouch’. IHE International has canceled the World Summit planned for September 11-13 in Chicago. We will continue to connect our international participants through … Continue reading

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For mHealth to succeed, we’ll need standards

Here is another article on IEEE’s standards for mhealth. The original article can be found at mHealthNews, enjoy 🙂 Do you FitBit? It’s a question that’s on the lips of millions of consumers, given that the device manufacturer captured a whopping … Continue reading

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IEEE unveils eHealth standards projects

As we all know, IEEE produces tons of standards, among which includes eHealth standards, hence I thought I’ll share this piece of news I chanced upon at Clinical Innovation. IEEE, an association for technical professionals, has launched several standards development projects … Continue reading

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FDA to clarify mHealth regulatory power

This is a topic I have been following for awhile now and would like to share with you folks, an update I got off mHealthNews; Congressional pressure notwithstanding, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is forging ahead with plans to regulate … Continue reading

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