Health Informatics Article Archive

  • Mike Freeman, Sales Director, Techne-Comm Ltd, discusses the importance of email archiving in the healthcare sector.
  • Gareth Baxendale FBCS, Head of Technology, Clinical Research Network, at the National Institute for Health Research, discusses all things technology-related in the healthcare arena.
  • Busy year? Having trouble catching up? Check out the best of BCS’s State of Play reports 2014. Brian Runciman MBCS summarises.
  • With a medically-orientated menagerie of clinicians, health informaticians and software suppliers meeting at HC2014, it wasn’t long before BCS Health Editor, Justin Richards MBCS, realised what was foremost on almost everyone’s mind, namely care.data.
  • Peter Singleton considers the application of autonomy to what are commonly called ‘secondary uses’ of healthcare data.
  • BCS Multimedia Editor Justin Richards recently spoke to IT consultant Paul Hula about project management, the current state of programming and his work in health informatics.
  • Budget constraints are squeezing NHS trusts’ operations all over the UK. But by adopting integrated data systems, trusts can improve both finances and patient care, says Graham James, Vice President of CACI’s business intelligence division.
  • Results from a recent study conducted by Arthur D. Little and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology indicate that by 2020, the business model of the pharmaceutical industry will be transformed by digital health.
  • Justin Whatling, Chair BCS Health, and Luke Readman, Vice Chair Strategy & Policy BCS Health, examine the gap between the NHS trusts that are ambitious to deliver paperless healthcare and those that are lagging behind.
  • Healthcare organisations and the NHS are continually looking for new ways to reduce administrative overheads and improve productivity in hospitals, which in turn enables clinicians to spend more time on patient care rather than on fighting stacks and stacks of paper.