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  • CIO50 2018 #14: Ryan Klose, National Pharmacies

    Ryan Klose has established a “modern-thinking IT management team, committed to advancing latest technologies and innovating to overcome technical barriers” at National Pharmacies, made up of teams who are “continuously developed with new skills and techniques… each becoming more multi-disciplined in IT”.

    Written by George Nott22 Nov. 18 19:00
  • Oracle's quest to make blockchain disappear completely

    At its annual San Francisco OpenWorld conference last week, Oracle announced it would ​soon be launching​ four supply chain use case focused blockchain applications. And it won't be stopping there.

    Written by George Nott30 Oct. 18 08:08
  • Government to amend My Health Record legislation

    ​The Federal Government has announced changes to the My Health Record legislation to ensure police and government agencies can’t access patient information without a court order. The amendments will also allow individuals to delete their record after the opt-out window closes.

    Written by George Nott01 Aug. 18 09:40
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  • Healthcare needs more IT security pros -- stat

    The healthcare industry is in need of IT security experts to help manage the fast-paced growth of technology in the field. With the implementation of electronic medical records (EMRs) and electronic health records (EHR), data analytics, wearables, and health-monitoring devices, healthcare facilities are scrambling to catch up with the demand for staff to manage and support these technological advances.

    Written by Sarah K. White09 July 15 00:46
  • IT talent shortage hitting healthcare hardest

    Healthcare is continuing to experience a shortage of qualified health IT staff that, in the view of some observers, is growing worse. But few healthcare organizations believe that the solution is to lure IT pros away from other industries. In fact, most hospital systems and large physician groups would prefer not to hire any IT person who doesn't have extensive health experience.

    Written by Ken Terry30 June 15 23:51
  • Health IT could curb prescription drug abuse, but adoption lags

    WASHINGTON -- If health technology is ever going to achieve the goal of lowering the rates of prescription drug abuse, developers and policy makers will have to do more to encourage adoption of electronic prescribing systems among healthcare providers.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin12 June 15 00:18
  • Internet of Things Helps Asthma Patients Breathe Easily

    With a bit of help from Microsoft and the Internet of Things (IoT), Swedish medical device company Aerocrine is helping doctors around the world diagnose and treat millions of asthma sufferers more effectively.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud26 Nov. 14 05:05

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