The Agenzia per l’Italia Digitale has made available a new website with open data from the Public Administration.Continue reading
Google introduces Care Studio, a tool for navigating information in electronic health records
The software is able to aggregate and amalgamate information from different clinical systems.Continue reading
Germany joins SNOMED and allows free use in the Country
The German Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) has announced that it has joined SNOMED International for the national use of SNOMED CT from the beginning of January 2021.
Telemedicine, in order to evolve, must be integrated into the National Health Service
The keyword of any project must be interoperability: technological, organisational and clinical.
Apple Health Records now available in Europe and Canada
The “Health Records (Clinical Documentation)” feature within the Health application is now available to users in the UK and Canada. With it, users can securely view and store their medical records directly on their iPhone.
In UK the continuity of care hospital-general medicine is achieved with FHIR
NHS Digital together with TPP and a system integrator have developed an interoperability infrastructure based on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) to exchange first aid reports, discharge letters and outpatient reports with general practitioners.
Interoperability by-design in application design
I note with great amazement that, with few exceptions, we continue to design healthcare applications as “islands in their own right”, but then worry, once the development is over, how to integrate them with other systems.
Tele-medicine, before tele- is medicine, with all that comes with it.
The systematic adoption of telemedicine cannot ignore a number of aspects that must be considered and planned. Telemedicine is not just a technology.