International health IT week in review: March 13

Epic CEO on interoperability, EMR market share in the US, digital health reform in the UK, NLP in Google’s Care Studio Conditions, remote patient monitoring in the mainstream, controlled drugs and telehealth, social robots in paediatric hospitals, Germany's Digital Health Care Act

Epic CEO: We are now interoperable with the world
MedCity News ~ Arundhati Parmar ~ 10/03/2022

Epic CEO Judith Faulkner aimed to set the record straight about Epic's capabilities in AI, interoperability as well as describe what developments she is excited about in healthcare.

Top 10 most popular hospital inpatient EHR systems in US
EHR Intelligence ~ Staff writer ~ 09/03/2022

Enterprise EHR vendors such as Epic and Cerner continue to dominate the industry year over year, but small and specialty vendors can still hold their own.

Sajid Javid to unveil his new vision for NHS reform
Digital Health News ~ Jordan Sollof ~ 08/03/2022

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care is due to announce a new vision for NHS reform, including an increased role for the NHS App and electronic patient record (EPR) targets.

Google's Care Studio announces Conditions, an AI-backed tool
MobiHealthNews ~ Laura Lovett ~ 09/03/2022

The Conditions feature works by algorithmically understanding medical concepts from notes that may be written in incomplete sentences, shorthand or with misspelled words.

How remote patient monitoring is moving into the mainstream
Healthcare IT News ~ Bill Siwicki ~ 08/03/2022

RPM can greatly aid providers treating chronic conditions, and ease overburdened hospitals. The future of wearables is also looking bright.

More than 70 orgs urge DEA: Revise telehealth controlled substance rules
Healthcare IT News ~ Kat Jercich ~ 07/03/2022

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, the DEA waived the prior in-person evaluation requirement for patients being prescribed controlled substances via telehealth.

Sheffield Children’s Hospital hosts robot study for paediatrics
Digital Health News ~ Cora Lydon ~ 04/03/2022

Sheffield Children’s Hospital is hosting a study into the potential use of social robots to calm patients’ anxieties and fears.

European healthtech needs stronger medicine than Germany’s weak digital law
Sifted ~ Sven Jungmann and Daniel Kraft ~ 28/02/2022

Germany's Digital Health Care Act hasn't caused the blossoming of digital health technologies it promised. Here's why.

Posted in Asia Pacific Health IT

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