Queensland Ambulance Service launches digital system for medical emergencies

Queensland Ambulance Service launches digital system for medical emergencies

Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) has rolled out a digital system that aims to give paramedics greater access to a patient’s vital medical information in an emergency. The SafeMate emergency medical information program is under trial for Medibank customers with chronic illnesses that are living in Queensland. Patients must be enrolled under Medibank’s CareComplete chronic disease […]

Decision support can guide clinicians to prescribe lower cost alternatives

Decision support can guide clinicians to prescribe lower cost alternatives

To curb costs in prescription drug spending, clinical decision support can help stop the upward trend of per capita spending that makes cost in this country higher than in any other industrialized nation. Adam Szerencsy, Medical Director, Ambulatory Informatics, NYU Langone Health will discuss how the health system was able to reduce its medication costs, […]

Infor to tout FHIR-based data management tech at HIMSS19

Infor to tout FHIR-based data management tech at HIMSS19

At HIMSS19 data management IT vendor Infor will be discussing a nearly complete Cloverleaf 19.1, the centerpiece of its Integration Suite with components that offer support for FHIR and API management. Cloverleaf is built to let an integration team manage tens of thousands of interfaces, and hundreds of millions of transactions a day, said Matt […]

Oracle to debut remote patient monitoring system at HIMSS19

Oracle to debut remote patient monitoring system at HIMSS19

At HIMSS19 in February, Oracle will introduce Connected Care, a telehealth and remote patient monitoring tool initially aimed at improving stroke outcomes. “It has a lot of applicability in various use-cases,” said Michael Walker, global lead for healthcare and life sciences at Oracle. “We are using strokes as the example as it is a leading […]

HHS Secretary Alex Azar is a keynote speaker at HIMSS19

Here’s the lineup of HIMSS19 keynote speakers

HIMSS on Thursday finalized the lineup of keynote speakers for HIMSS19 in Orlando next month. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is the latest speaker named. Azar and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma, in fact, will share their vision for interoperability and patient engagement to bring down prescription drug costs, […]