Tearing down those hospital walls: Electronic Health Records 2.0

Often in my working day I’m challenged to explain and defend technology’s relentless progress in medicine. Many healthcare and life sciences practitioners and managers say they feel threatened by digitalization – it’s complicated and even overwhelming, and there’s just too much at stake. The thinking goes like this: While it’s clear that digital transformation can […]

Putting knowledge in the hands of clinicians through MIG integration

By Simon Jackson, Lead Technical Architect, Lorenzo Desktop Integration There has been a push by National Health services in the United Kingdom and players globally, to improve the quality of care patients receive at both a population and individual level. Good quality care depends on access to accurate, up-to-date and complete information about the patients, […]

Is “sharing” really “caring”?

The Telegraph recently published an article based on the announcement that high street pharmacies will be given access to NHS medical records in a move that has provoked privacy campaigners. There are arguments both for and against this move, which I have listed below: Con The process: A large part of the argument against this […]

The Personal Data Revolution in Healthcare

By Phil Hemmings, Director, Global Industry Marketing, CSC Healthcare and Life Sciences It’s already happening and the results are even more profound than you can imagine A colleague in the United States sent me this link to an article in the New York Times. It seems to me that it’s something that everyone in healthcare […]