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Video from the UK Department of Health "Digital Challenge" project:
Added by Chris Paton on May 20, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Drs Ken Roberts and Jim Granfortuna on problems with electronic health records (from a debate on whether EHRs enhance patient care and education or not, 5/5/2013):
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Two new jobs on the Health Informatics Forum jobs board this week:
See all the jobs here:…Continue
Added by Chris Paton on May 15, 2013 at 10:03am — No Comments
We're looking for a new m-Health Postdoc at the University of Oxford:
Postdoctoral Research Assistant in m-health
Department of Engineering Science, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford
Grade 7: £29,541 - £36,298 p.a.
The mobile health (mHealth) research team in the Biomedical Signal Processing and e-health group at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering in Oxford is continuing to expand.
We are now…Continue
Added by Chris Paton on March 15, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments
Component 8 of the MOOC (8. Installation and Maintenance of Health IT Systems) is now up and running.
Component 7 and 9 will be up shortly. Component 7 has a few extra videos that we are just working on delivering in an optimal format.
Added by Chris Paton on February 12, 2013 at 10:33pm — No Comments
The School of Nursing and Health Professions (at USF) seeks a dynamic, visionary, and collaborative faculty leader to develop and direct a new Healthcare Informatics Program. In addition to the teaching, service, and scholarship responsibilities of a faculty member, the Director of the Healthcare Informatics program will work with faculty and administration to guide the program’s future direction and development both online and on-ground.
Added by Chris Paton on February 1, 2013 at 7:50am — No Comments
Component 6 Units: …Continue
In the recently released Department of Health Mandate, several objectives are laid out concerning the use of IT in the NHS:
In a digital age, it is crucial that the NHS not only operates at the limits of medical science, but also increasingly at the forefront of new technologies. The Board’s objective is to achieve a significant increase in the use…
Added by Chris Paton on November 16, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments
Mountain States Health Alliance is looking for a Senior Informatics Analyst. More details here:
View more Health Informatics Jobs on the Jobs Board.
Added by Chris Paton on November 15, 2012 at 11:55pm — No Comments
Component 5 of the Health Informatics Forum Massive Open Online Course. Component 5 covers the history of health IT in the US and is suitable for people from both health and IT backgrounds.
Added by Chris Paton on November 15, 2012 at 11:32pm — No Comments
This component switches the focus from understanding the health service to understanding about computers and information.
This course is ideal for people from a clinical background who want to…Continue
Added by Chris Paton on November 13, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments
This component explains specific terminology used by workers in health care and public health.
(Please note that this component uses a new Flash lecture player and there is a small bug in the software which means that Mac users may need to refresh the page in order to hear the audio. If you use a Mac and can't hear any audio for the lectures, just refresh the page and it should work. Post in the comments if you are still having problems. The authors of the modules are working…Continue
Added by Chris Paton on November 1, 2012 at 12:06am — No Comments
The iPad Mini looks like a pretty great option for doctors and medical students who work in a setting where they are on their feet all day. The original iPad was much better than a notebook, but, in my opinion, the iPad Mini will be a much bigger hit on the wards than the original iPad.
Luckily, the screen resolution is the same as the iPad 2 which means that this device is going to have lots and medical…Continue
HHS' Office of Inspector General is surveying hospitals that have attested to meaningful use about their data entry habits and security practices. The survey is part of OIG's effort to identify "fraud and abuse vulnerabilities in electronic health record…Continue
Added by Chris Paton on October 23, 2012 at 11:31pm — No Comments
eClinicalWorks have just announced a new Open Interoperabilty Network to connect providers. See the video and press release below for more details:
Added by Chris Paton on October 10, 2012 at 3:52am — No Comments
All Units of Component 2 of the MOOC are now live:Continue
Added by Chris Paton on October 2, 2012 at 2:48pm — No Comments
HL7 are going to make their standards free of charge. Previously, organisations that wanted to use them had to paid a licensing fee. This is great news for the health informatics community. By making these standards freely available, there is a much greater chance of success for national interoperability projects.
Here's the full press…
Added by Chris Paton on September 10, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
We have two new exciting health informatics jobs on the jobs board:
March of Dimes (White Plains, New York)
The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing…Continue
Added by Chris Paton on August 29, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments