Authors: Yeona Jang, Michel A Lortie, & Steven Sanche
Publication: JMIR Medical Informatics, 2(2), e25.
Background: The use of electronic health records (EHR) in clinical settings is considered pivotal to a patient-centered health care delivery system. However, uncertainty in cost recovery from EHR investments remains a significant concern in primary care practices.
Are your healthcare IT customers concerned about the cost of a new EHR (electronic health records) system? Make sure you let them know they’ll probably get their money back in less than a year.
Discussing The Client Investment
"The Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network (SPIN) Cohort: Protocol for a cohort multiple randomised controlled trial (cmRCT) design to support trials of psychosocial and rehabilitation interventions in a rare disease context," BMJ Open
Authors: Kwakkenbos, L., Jewett, L.R., Baron, M., Bartlett, S.J., Furst, D., Gottesman, K., Khanna, D., Malcarne, V.L., Mayes, M.D., Mouthon, L., Poiraudeau, S., Sauve, M., Nielson, W.R., Poole, J.L., Assassi, S., Boutron, I., Ells, C., Van Den Ende, C.H.M., Hudson, M., Impens, A., Körner, A., Leite, C., Maia, A.C., Mendelson, C., Pope, J., Steele, R.J., Suarez-Almazor, M.E., Ahmed, S., Coronado-Montoya, S., Delisle, V.C., Gholizadeh, S., Jang, Yeona, Levis, B., Milette, K., Mills, S.D., Razykov, I., Fox, R.S., Thombs, B.D.
So we’re all going to have mHealth, it seems. A major March 2012 report by consultancy PwC and representatives of the global mobile operator industry predicted the worldwide mhealth market is expected to reach $23 billion (EUR 18 billion approximately) by 2017, with Europe the biggest sector ahead of Asia Pacific. Meanwhile, one supplier estimated to us that there are at least 12,000 ‘health’ mobile apps on the Apple iTunes store already.
TELUS Health and McGill University announce a multi-disciplinary million dollar research partnership
Health information technologies to improve care of patients with life-long chronic diseases
Montréal, Québec (May 7, 2013) – TELUS Health and McGill University have entered into a three-year, million dollar partnership to create a learning environment and conduct research on how best to use technology to improve health and healthcare delivery for Canadians.
ICT is transforming healthcare worldwide. Our North America correspondent takes a look at a range of ehealth applications that are attracting attention across the continent.
Paul Turek doesn’t bother with the phone much anymore. The doctor, who runs a male fertility clinic, uses a web service called Healthloop to monitor his young patients after surgery, ensuring that they are recovering properly and using the right dose of medication.
Policy initiatives for Health Information Technology: A qualitative study of U.S. expectations and Canada's experience
Objective: To investigate lessons learned from national policy initiatives in Canada and U.S. with respect to health information technical infrastructure, data standards, and interoperability; and to identify the implications of these lessons for other policy makers, as they guide the future of their own healthcare information technology initiatives.
Mobility intelligence may come down to three simple keys – organizing, communicating and enforcing your mobility plans – but as with many simple seeming activities, the difficulty is really in the execution. … The first of these is no huge shock – being clear and upfront about your expectations saves a lot of hassle down the road.
Lessons from the Canadian national health information technology plan for the United States: Opinions of key Canadian experts
Objective: To summarize the Canadian health information technology (HIT) policy experience and impart lessons learned to the US as it determines its policy in this area. Design: Qualitative analysis of interviews with identified key stakeholders followed by an electronic survey.
Canada's business schools are sprinting into action so they can prepare tomorrow's business leaders with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage and leverage technology - something most agree will be necessary to successfully lead businesses in the coming years.