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In a recent conversation with several healthcare executives we started to talk about what they are expected to achieve from an operational perspective during this fiscal year.  It doesn't seem to matter whether the healthcare facility is privately or publicly funded, the number of things on the priority list is long.  There was little debate about the goals: Reduce the total cost of providing patient care Improve the quality of patient care outcomes Increase the number of patients treated Improve

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PHRs – A Technology Still Looking for a Market

By Lynne A. Dunbrack – 2 Comments

IDC Health Insights conducted an online survey of consumers regarding their attitudes toward using and purchasing various connected health technologies and services, including personal health records.   Uptake and reasons expressed for not using a PHR have remained remarkably consistent for the past five years.

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    Jonas Knudsen says:
    HI, Yes I do. At least in western Europe, there is a growing trend to apply IoT technologies as the main infrastructure to handle compliance with traceability regulations. That is, for smart pharmacy, drugs, instrument tracking from sterile services department (SSD) to the operation rooms and back etc. That also adreesses the need for automation,…
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    guy weiss says:
    Jonas, don' you think that the architecture adopted to address traceability regulation could easily be replaced by IOT solutions. Main drivers: less implementation costs, no packaging line performance decrease, no additional cost for aggregation, and of course interconnexion with smart phone app.
    5 months ago

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