To better understand the basics and the potential application of blockchain in healthcare, this guide will walk you through key elements of the technology.
The smart city movement is driven by the demands of an evolving digital ecosystem and governmental systems across the globe are reaching for IT to modernize systems while simultaneously improving the quality of life for citizens.
Style rules aren't just about presentation; improved usability of a patient's story can lead to better communication, increased patient safety and decreased burden on the clinician.
Pharmaceutical Supply Chain with Blockchain: Drug Tracking, Tracing and Verification at the Last Mile
Under the U.S. Drug Supply Chain Security Act, pharmaceutical supply chain will need to trace prescription drugs as they're distributed. One study shares how blockchain can save costs and enhance data security to help ensure medications reach the patients who need them.
There are many obstacles keeping us from integrating the social determinants of health into healthcare. But where do we start with addressing them? Our team outlines the top priority.
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.
In honor of Nurses Month, HIMSS members share how informatics nurses today are continuing the legacy of energy, vision and activism—especially in times of challenge—ignited by nursing icons like Florence Nightingale.
Healthcare has always involved the intersection of human judgement and scientific data. And AI in healthcare is bringing the two elements closer than ever. From big data to policy, here are seven ways artificial intelligence is significantly changing healthcare.
As millennials become caregivers, they’ll have an opportunity to leverage their deep understanding of technology, especially as they start to look for caregiver support tools, but they’ll also need to find a balance.
Two nurse informaticists share the journeys that led them to their profession. One had a life-altering experience start her path, while the other’s happened organically; but both have a common thread: the power of education.
Explore six ways to expand the potential of telehealth, with insights on barriers, benefits and best practices.
Standards and resources are some of the biggest challenges hindering the transfer of information on vaccines for children. A pediatrician and health IT advocate outlines both the struggles and the solutions needed to tackle this public health challenge.