An initiative in the U.K. is working toward increasing the spread and adoption of AI in healthcare to help solve many challenges in the industry, from burnout to workforce shortages.
Explore three case studies detailing how King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center used clinical decision support tools to improve cancer and influenza screening rates and implemented a smart room to improve communication and health outcomes.
Our guest writer shares how blockchain and distributed applications can help provide patients with control of their health records and the ability to grant access to providers at the point of care.
Outcomes research combined with health economics provides data and insights to help inform and guide healthcare-related decision-making, focused on providing the best outcomes for the most people.
With its scientific and research facilities and resources, the pharma industry is one of the critical pillars of modern healthcare. However, its role lags behind its potential opportunities as it is still bound to traditions dating back to the 19th century—namely a focus on drug manufacturing.<...>
Since new technologies have removed many information gaps, individuals are now becoming co-designers of their health and partners in disease prevention.
eHealth Competency: An Essential Element in Patient Care and Improving Care Quality in Israel Case Study
A case study on eHealth competencies within a health system in Israel.
This case study follows the development and execution of an international project focused on assessing and improving health IT education within universities and colleges in Estonia, Finland and Latvia.
Joint Action Between Academia and Government to Develop Digital Competencies for Health Professionals in Latvia Case Study
This case study discusses the current challenges facing the growth of health IT education and industry while exploring potential solutions through organizational partnerships in Latvia.
Preparing Undergraduate and Postgraduate Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals to be Digitally Competent in Clinical Practice Case Study
This case study details the growth of the Department of Nursing and Midwifery at Sheffield Hallam University in the UK to better equip students with digital skills and competencies.
eHealth and mHealth Development in Slovenia: Smart Specialization and Smart Cities Initiative Case Study
This case study details the history and impact of two initiatives in Slovenia designed to advance health IT.
This case study details an undergraduate nursing course at the University of Edinburgh Napier in Scotland, which introduces students to the possibilities of technology in the field of healthcare to better prepare them for future graduate programs and professional work.