To better understand the basics and the potential application of blockchain in healthcare, this guide will walk you through key elements of the technology.
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Discover key insights about global health informatics, the related competencies and how these can be applied in the workforce.
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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].
This paper explores the implications that are most notable in today’s healthcare world within the nursing and healthcare informatics fields.
Current Strategies to Implement Informatics into the Nursing Curriculum: An Integrative Review. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 21(3).
For most medical conditions, reducing the time between intent to treat and actual treatment is beneficial. The goal of this study was to determine the current state of the medication process at a university-affiliated children’s hospital. [Haresh L. Bhatia, Neal R. Patel, Catherine H. Ivory, Ph...
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.