The purpose of this policy is to establish guidance on short message service (SMS) text messaging by members of the healthcare workforce and address security risks presented by SMS text messaging [Lisa Storck].
Our guest writer reflects on the importance of technology in healthcare.
Learn why connected health is a hot topic of conversation in this blog post from HIMSS connected health subject matter expert, John Sharp.
Understand how HIMSS is supporting Canadian health associations and initiatives around digital health in Canada.
Mobile Technology, Just-in-Time Learning and Gamification: Innovative Strategies for a CAUTI Education Program
ONeill, K., Robb, M., Kennedy, R. Bhattacharya, A., Dominici, N. & Murphy, A. ( July, 2018). Mobile technology, just-in-time learning and gamification: Innovative strategies for a CAUTI education program. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 22(2)
Successful Implementation of Electronic Trauma Documentation in a Level III Trauma Center- It Can Be Done!
Burnie, J., Heist, C., Hardin, E., Donoghue, K., Dunigan, K., & Sheets, K. (July, 2018). Successful Implementation of Electronic Trauma Documentation in a Level III Trauma Center- It Can Be Done! Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 22(2)
Perfecting the right combination of people, innovative thinking and protocols involved is critical to reducing infant mortality. With more ways to support women before, during and after pregnancy, there is increased potential for improved outcomes and eliminating health disparities.
As precision medicine continues to advance and evolve, ensuring the data collection process provides an accurate representation of all races and nationalities will be key to creating insights that are actionable.
While there is still a long way to go before we have the ability to understand how individuals and their genomes interact to cause disease – and therefore use that genomic data to improve health – there is progress, shares our guest blogger.
The Canadians health system has stood for equality and compassion for more than 50 years. It’s also tied to Canadian identity, and is one of the first things mentioned when comparing Canada to other countries.
However, Canada’s health system has fallen behind peer countries in...
This study in the Online Journal of Nursing Informatics aimed to learn how and why patients select telehealth and about perceptions of adult patients in an urban setting when telehealth encounters were available.