Healthcare

How best to use patient generated health data? The US government attempts to find an answer.

By |2016-12-01T14:46:51+00:0025 October 2016|Healthcare|

To counterbalance the foreseeable explosion of healthcare costs, reducing the length of hospitalisation – whilst minimising the risk of readmission – and incentivising prevention are seen as suitable measures to deliver care that is at the same time more cost efficient, improves patient outcomes and ensure a greater self-determination of the individual. Both concepts expand the radius [...]

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Health check: What the heck? Impressions from HEC2016

By |2016-10-17T10:52:09+00:005 September 2016|Healthcare|

What the heck is HEC? It is the annual conference of the European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI) that teams up with the leading national organisations promoting Medical Informatics in the respective country it takes place. This year’s event came to Munich and was hosted by the Maximilian Ludwig University. Under the motto “Health-Exploring Complexity” [...]

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