To better understand the basics and the potential application of blockchain in healthcare, this guide will walk you through key elements of the technology.
Learn how to conduct a cloud-related risk assessment. It's a critical part of your healthcare organization's security risk assessment process.
The purpose of this paper is to explore the benefits and barriers of implementing radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology in the healthcare sector and to provide recommendations to overcome potential barriers.
Blockchain's potential to disrupt and change healthcare has led to questions and concerns. Our Blockchain in Healthcare Task Force is working to find solutions and drive the path forward.
Once recorded, the beauty of blockchain technology is that the data is inalterable without the modification of all subsequent blocks, which requires the majority of the network to work together.
Explore part 2 of this blockchain blog series, authored by HIMSS Blockchain in Healthcare Task Force members.
Examining the Characteristics of Health-Related Gaming Interventions Among Congenital Heart Disease Patients: A Scoping Review
Health related gaming is an alternative medium for the delivery of patient education materials. To date, these types of interventions have been used throughout the healthcare environment, however no extensive review has been conducted to determine the characteristics of these interventions. The a...
An electronic patient portal is a potentially powerful tool to facilitate self-management support for patients with multiple chronic conditions; however, patients are not taking advantage of this resource.
Could the Internet of Things Be Used to Enhance Student Nurses’ Experiences in a Disaster Simulation?
Schools of nursing recognized the need to prepare future nurses to care for victims, and function as part of the interprofessional team for all stages of disasters. Simulation has been one means to do this, with many schools investing much time and energy to create extensive disaster simulations....
HIMSS Blockchain in Healthcare Task Force members share their recommendations for anyone contemplating, or already pursuing, blockchain in healthcare.
While virtual reality for pain management and training are compelling, our guest writer shares why social virtual reality—especially in this time of social distance—is the most exciting application for healthcare VR.
Mobile Technology, Just-in-Time Learning and Gamification: Innovative Strategies for a CAUTI Education Program
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