Latest Information Communication Technology News

ICT holds key for Zambia's prosperity – Mukanga
Communications Minister Yamfwa Mukanga has observed that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) holds the key to Zambia's prosperity. Mr. Mukanga says by harnessing technology in the country, the Patriotic Front (PF) government is also …
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New ICT standards needed to survive climate change: UN
A new report by the by the United Nations' International Telecommunication Union (ITU), has published a report warning the global information and communication technology (ICT) industry that it should adopt a range of actions if it wants to survive the …
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What is ICT?

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Information Technology pill for healthy hospital management

Information Technology pill for healthy hospital management

IT is playing a pivotal role in Healthcare industry. Biomedical equipment, Picture Archival & Communication (PACS), Electronic Health Record System (EHR), Hospital Information System (HIS)…

Hospital Information Technology (IT) staff and directors. Monster Databases is the trusted provider of high quality mailing lists including consumer mailing …
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Healthcare Information Technology Canada

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Compugen works with HP and Toronto East General Hospital to help implement a healthcare information technology strategy that takes patient care to the next l…
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Rising ICT usage among SMEs to generate opportunities

Rising ICT usage among SMEs to generate opportunities
Considered a driving force for the economy and development, more small entrepreneurs are expected to turn to information and communications technology (ICT) to boost their businesses. Djohan, a decorative fridge magnet maker, was overwhelmed serving …
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Builders Urged to Embrace ICT
Chairman of Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON), Kabir Bala, has urged building professionals to embrace Information Communication Technology (ICT). He spoke in Abuja at the 2014 technical training/Annual General Meeting of the …

US, Hypercube host Forbes Top 40 entrepreneur in ICT drive
Harare, May 7, 2014: The United States Embassy is assisting a local tech-hub bring one of the world's eminent entrepreneurs, Fahad Hassan, as it steps up efforts to enhance the potential of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in Zimbabwe, …
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Latest Medical Information Technology News

Weight-loss efforts can be simplified by information technology
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 69 percent of adults in the United States are currently overweight or obese, which puts these individuals at increased risk for chronic health problems. Although weight loss decreases …
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Cedars, MemorialCare launch VC arm
In search of innovative new information technology that can help hospitals like them improve care, two of California's biggest health systems have teamed up to create an investment fund to help foster new companies. [See also: VC funding sees 'torrid' Q1].
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Wait continues for behavioral health IT privacy recommendations

Wait continues for behavioral health IT privacy recommendations
Long-awaited recommendations on how to add digital privacy protections to health records, and particularly to sensitive behavioral health information, could emerge in June, a leader of a work group organized under the auspices of the Office of the …

EHR Jobs Boom: 8 Hot Health IT Roles
Electronic Health Records (EHRs) have created a burgeoning genre of health IT jobs. While health IT once accounted for between 5% and 10% of a hospital's IT budget, it now represents 25% to 35%, Kevin Holloran, a director in Standard & Poor's nonprofit …
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Latest Medical Information Technology News

Regulation of Health IT (Information Technology): A Risk-Based Approach
The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration) will hold a public workshop on May 13-15, 2014 to discuss the long-awaited report (the “Report”) issued on April 3, 2014 by the three federal agencies charged with regulating health information technology …
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At the Intersection of Information Technology and Healthcare: UC Offers New
The joint effort between the School of Information Technology and the Department of Analytical and Diagnostic Sciences merges deep technical skills and extensive healthcare knowledge to prepare the next generation of healthcare IT professionals.
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Information technology begins next chapter at Jameson Health System

Information technology begins next chapter at Jameson Health System
With MyCARE, patients can access from home an online summary of their medical records of inpatient stays, and lab/imaging results and physician notes, said Jamie McDonough, director of information management. Soon, there will also availability to …
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The future of medicine lies in the use of information technology
In real life, technology is advancing so rapidly that within a decade, Kirk’s tricorder will look primitive. Just as our bathroom scales give us instant readings of our weight, our smartphone tricorders will monitor our health and warn us when we are …
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As ACA Pushes Connectivity, Home Health Technologies To Double
In 2009, Obama signed into law the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act, (HITECH) which was part of the federal stimulus legislation known as the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. The legislation provides more than …
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