A new analysis of health information technology (IT) deployment in seven industrialized countries finds that physicians’ adoption of health IT is highly variable, with the United States lagging well behind the other countries. The study, conducted by Karen Davis and… Read moreHealth information technology and physician perceptions of quality of care and satisfaction
Tuesday’s launch of the UK’s National Dementia Strategy was somewhat eclipsed in popular news terms by the aftereffects of the previous day’s snowstorms. However, This Financial Times item gives a good overview, and you can get the original documents from… Read moreUK's National Dementia Strategy
Two press releases from Invicta: one concerning continuing growth through new contracts and one concerning the effort of its staff to keep the service going through Monday’s adverse weather.
Given the appalling statistics on maternal deaths in that country, ‘Can “Tele-health” Cut Maternal Mortality in Zambia?’ is a pertinent question raised in a new item in Reproductive Health Reality Check. The date references in the article imply that it… Read moreCan telehealth cut maternal mortality in Zambia?
Using the newly-announced IBM software to connect personal medical devices to Google Health and other health-record systems will allow patients to exchange vital health information with their doctors and other health services professionals more easily, and in real-time. As a… Read moreIBM software to connect personal medical devices to Google Health