Tags: WoHIT

Patients willing to accept self diagnosing

At the World of Healthcare IT conference in Barcelona, delegates have been told patients are happy with self diagnosing. This claim has come from Dr Kaveh Safavi of Accenture and it is part of a move to personalise healthcare. It is also about moving away from the idea of a doctor as a quasi God…

São João Hospital Center masters digital healthcare

At a dinner in Barcelona last night the winner and finalists of the inaugural HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Awards were announced. The finalists came from Portugal, Spain and the UK with  very different solutions. The winning solution came from São João Hospital Center, Portugal with its big data and analytics platform. According to H. Steve Lieber,…