HIE During a Natural Disaster
Sep19

HIE During a Natural Disaster

In a state of imminent natural disaster where patients must be evacuated quickly, health information exchange seems the obvious choice for sharing health information between evacuating and receiving facilities. But not all facilities necessarily belong to the same HIE.

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Are We Ready to Treat Patient-Generated Health Data?
Sep06

Are We Ready to Treat Patient-Generated Health Data?

PGHD—gathered using digital health tools such as online questionnaires, personal health records, mobile apps, wearables, and connected medical devices—can help patients become more engaged in their own care or even take back their lives.

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Facial Recognition Enters into Healthcare
Sep04

Facial Recognition Enters into Healthcare

Facial recognition applications continue to expand into different aspects of our lives. There are numerous applications being developed for use in healthcare using facial recognition.

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What is Blockchain Anyway? And What Does it Mean for Healthcare?
Aug08

What is Blockchain Anyway? And What Does it Mean for Healthcare?

While Blockchain is still a new concept to many in healthcare, it has its merits when it comes to changing the way healthcare shares information and processes data.

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Getting to Know Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Jul23

Getting to Know Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

The increasing use of AI presents exciting opportunities for health information and informatics professionals to provide input and expertise in addressing the challenges presented by this technology.

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Alert Fatigue: An Unintended Consequence
Jul03

Alert Fatigue: An Unintended Consequence

Informatics plays a vital role in designing a system that can prevent disruption of the user’s cognitive flow while still ensuring that data collected at the source of entry supports both speed and accuracy.

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