Tag Archives: Healthcare

Q&A: How Italy is working to digitise healthcare

In a survey carried out by HIMSS Analytics in Europe last year, hospital IT executives reported grappling with many of the same challenges faced by players in other regions around the globe. From the lack of interoperability to ageing populations and issues in attracting and retaining top IT talent, common obstacles to digitisation were identified in most of the European countries polled. … Read More »

Why data integrity is key to achieving value in healthcare

Value is extremely hard to define when it comes to healthcare, according to University of Washington computer science professor Ankur Teredesai, co-founder and chief technology officer of Seattle-based KenSci, a company that provides a risk prediction platform powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning. Teredesai, who co-chaired this year’s Association for Computing Machinery’s KDD Conference,… Read More »

Careteam aims to unite patients and healthcare providers with a platform approach – TechCrunch

How best to untangle the Gordian knot that is navigating your own healthcare? It’s a tricky question, and one that seems to have become only more complicated as technology improves, in many regards — systems don’t necessarily speak to one another, and it’s still hard for an ordinary patient without specialist knowledge to make sense… Read More »

Healthcare needs price competition, not just transparency

Is Washington finally about to remedy one of the key maladies plaguing American healthcare? Perhaps. But regulatory policies in the District, Georgia, New York, New Jersey, and other states won’t make it easy. First, the good news. The Trump administration is moving this month to make providers disclose their prices, including the prices they charge… Read More »