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Corporate Liability is Back in Fashion

By Sash Mukherjee

In the past few years there has been a buzz around 'bring your own device' (BYOD) in healthcare, the main driver being the clinician's desire to use a single device for personal and clinical use. BYOD is essentially a compromise between clinicians and the healthcare IT department. Due to security concerns, IT is unlikely to fully utilize the capabilities of the devices, limiting the clinicians' use of the devices to deliver better healthcare. 'Choose your own device' is a new spin on the traditional corporate-liable mobility model in which the organizations take back full management of the device.

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Impressions of a neophyte on HIMSS 2014

By Silvia Piai

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure to attend for the first time to the HIMSS conference, in Orlando. I had been many times to the European equivalent, but, as many of you know, the two events are not really comparable in size and in variety of themes addressed. Once reviewed my notes (and once allowed my feet to recover from all the runs between booths and sessions) however, I couldn’t help but noticing some points of convergence with the European market in key areas as the EHR, integrated care and Big Data and Analytics.

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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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