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The Scottish Government has published its new eHealth strategy , which is expected to run for the next six years. The strategy has been set in the context of the Healthcare Quality Strategy, committing to better integrate health and social care IT, giving patients increased access to health services, and improving support for people affected by chronic diseases. The strategy specifically mandates all health boards to 5 strategic aims use information and technology to maximize efficiency and savings; enable

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Healthcare Alerts - Claims Are Blunt Instruments

By Janice Young

Medication alerts are one of the most active applications of the actionable information trend within the healthcare payer market.   Analytics tools are used to identify gaps in medication compliance and consumers and/or providers are then notified.  In early August, a healthcare summit, that included as participants Aetna, CVS Caremark, Merck&Co and the University of Connecticut's School of Medicine, focused solely on the challenges of poor patient medication compliance and the means to i

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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,…
    5 months ago
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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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