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EAMSP kicks off information campaign about digitization in German healthcare sector

The best prescription for #neuschnupfen
Fighting the allergic reaction to anything new with #neuschnupfenBrussels, Belgium | Hamburg, Germany, May 7, 2019. While online banking, ordering a taxi or doing their weekend shopping with an app has become commonplace for most Germans, many remain cautious when it comes to digital health services. In...

After Walmart, Mayo pushes further into workplace health

Health Insurance Concept - Doctor in hospital with health insurance related icons in modern graphic interface showing symbol of healthcare person, money saving, medical treatment and benefits.
Rochester, Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic already has a Centers of Excellence program with Walmart, but through a new collaboration, it is making another move into the workplace health space. Mayo has teamed up with Premise Health, a Brentwood, Tennessee-based company that provides primary care, occupational health, pharmacy and wellness services to large employers. Employees of these...

BridgeHead Software appoints David Moysen as Director of IT

David Moysen
Proven IT specialist will oversee global IT infrastructure roadmap and drive organisational performanceASHTEAD, UK – 8 May 2019 – BridgeHead Software, a leader in healthcare data management, today announces the appointment of David Moysen as its new Director of IT. In his new role, Moysen will be responsible for defining...

Opinion: Is digital transformation a reality in healthcare?

Digital transformation can sometimes seem like the emperor’s new clothes. It’s the thing that everyone is doing and everyone is interested in yet sometimes hard to define and to quantify. In healthcare this is not that different to any other industry. The dialogue on digital transformation in many other sectors focussed on the...

Nightware receives breakthrough designation for its PTSD nightmare therapy technology

Oftentimes individuals suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder experience severe nightmares where they relive horrible experiences from their past over and over again. These kinds of nightmare disorders have been linked to increased rates of suicide, as well as physical and mental health risks for conditions like heart disease, diabetes, anxiety and depression. Minneapolis, Minnesota-based NightWare...

Genmed appoints Ruth Billen as finance director

Ruth Billen, the new finance director at Genmed
March 7, 2019 – Genmed, a specialist provider of vendor neutral managed services to the NHS, today announces the appointment of Ruth Billen as finance director. She will be responsible for ensuring that Genmed’s financial controls are robust, the business is ready to scale and the appropriate internal and IT...

Trump Administration reverses course, supports decision to strike down ACA

In a reversal that could threaten health coverage for more than 20 million Americans, lawyers for the Trump Administration have come out in support of a previous ruling by a Texas federal judge that struck down the the entire Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional. In December, U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor ruled that individual mandate to...

Opinion: Innovation in healthcare is impossible when it’s not patient driven

During the period I developed and subsequently managed a portal for managers of care homes for the elderly, zorgbeheer.com, I posted an organigram that I had used at my own care home since around the year 2000. Instead of a hierarchical structure, it represents a flat circular one, with the patient in the middle and management...

Why Facebook could be asking for your blood in the not-so-distant future

Social media giant Facebook is planning to launch a feature meant to allow U.S. healthcare organizations to request blood donations in areas where there are shortages, according to a report from Business Insider. The tool – which is expected to roll out in the Spring – is an expansion of a blood donation request...
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