April 2012 Blog Posts (7)

What is eHealth?

This new animation from ehi2 at Swansea University in Wales is a great introduction to eHealth for patients:

Added by Chris Paton on April 27, 2012 at 2:30pm — 7 Comments

Health Informatics Society of Ireland Conference

I couldn't make the Health Informatics conference in November due to lecturing commitments but I had a look through the powerpoint slides for the conference presentations which can be accessed online here. There is a lot of very exciting Health Informatics research taking place in Ireland at the moment, despite the recession and the difficulties getting funding. Take a look for yourself …

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Added by Peter Given on April 14, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments

FREE places on Higher Diploma in Computing (Healthcare Software Stream)

Dundalk IT has announced 20 FREE places on the higher diploma in Science in Computing (Healthcare Software stream). This course is part of the Irish Government's ICT Skills scheme. It offers a one year conversion program for graduates of non-computing disciplines and focuses on specialist modules in…

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Added by Peter Given on April 14, 2012 at 3:30am — No Comments

Creating a futuristic system interface

Hi all, I'm trying to find information to do a presentation for my nursing informatics class. The assigment is to create a futuristic system interface. Before I do this it will be of great importance to know what are the different system interface in use now.

What are the hardware, software programs, interface and connectivity, point of care technology, telehealth, business continuity systems in clinical and administrative systems?

Added by Cindy Jimenez on April 13, 2012 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Are there better ways to alert and inform physicians and patients

In the March issue of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings I noted an article about 33 cases of Anaplasmosis being reported in a Massachusetts suburban hospital over a six month period. Not only does that mean we now have three tick borne diseases on the East Coast we need to know/worry about,  they changed the name from Ehrlichiosis to Anaplasmosis without me knowing. While many of these…

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Added by Bob Hoyt on April 7, 2012 at 9:04am — 2 Comments

New Digital Healthcare Masters Degree at the University of Warwick

The University of Warwick are launching a new masters degree in "digital healthcare" which looks very interesting:

Healthcare in a digital age

The Institute of Digital Healthcare, at the University of Warwick is launching a new Masters programme in October 2012 in Digital Healthcare.  The digital revolution has presented significant challenges in the delivery of healthcare for everyone in today’s society. With the aging world population, our approach to…

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Added by Chris Paton on April 1, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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