From e-Chaos to Sustainable Health Impact with FHIR

From e-Chaos to Sustainable Health Impact with FHIR

Published on: Nov 09 2023 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
In a recent ICTworks article, Karamagi et al. describe digital health as in a state of e-Chaos. They demand digital health projects “stop further duplication, [and instead] encourage interventions that holistically strengthen...
8 Considerations for Low Earth Orbit Satellite Internet Access

8 Considerations for Low Earth Orbit Satellite Internet Access

Published on: Feb 15 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 8 Considerations for Low Earth Orbit Satellite Internet Access
There’s a space race happening right now to connect the world to the Internet. Companies such as SpaceX, OneWeb, Amazon, and Telesat, are racing to launch large constellations of low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites to provide...
Apply Now: $1 Million for Your Web3 Blockchain Solution

Apply Now: $1 Million for Your Web3 Blockchain Solution

Published on: Oct 31 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The global economy is defined by an extreme lack of transparency and accountability for practices that damage the environment and communities and precarious inequality that is rampant. Monetary fundamentals exacerbate all...
Starting Now on Digital Transformation for Ukraine Reconstruction

Starting Now on Digital Transformation for Ukraine Reconstruction

Published on: Sep 15 2022 by Troy Etulain - Comments Off on Starting Now on Digital Transformation for Ukraine Reconstruction
When the war in Ukraine comes to an end (hopefully with Ukraine having recovered all of its territory, including Crimea), Western countries are likely to provide a massive aid package to help rebuild Ukrainian infrastructure,...
8 Reasons Why Digital Health Should be on FHIR

8 Reasons Why Digital Health Should be on FHIR

Published on: Sep 01 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 8 Reasons Why Digital Health Should be on FHIR
Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR, pronounced “fire”) is a standard describing data formats and elements and an application programming interface (API) for exchanging electronic health records....
3 Ways Africa Can Avoid America’s Electronic Health Record Woes

3 Ways Africa Can Avoid America’s Electronic Health Record Woes

Published on: May 12 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Electronic health records (EHRs) are digital medical charts. They contain information such as a patient’s demographics, medical history, and progress notes. The United States leads the world in EHR adoption. As of 2019,...
New WHO Handbook: How to Build Digital Health Information Infostructure

New WHO Handbook: How to Build Digital Health Information Infostructure

Published on: Dec 08 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The Digital Health Platform Handbook from the International Telecommunication Union and World Health Organization aims to assist countries with the advancement of their national digital health system, specifically through...
How to Explain Data Standards and Interoperability in Digital Health

How to Explain Data Standards and Interoperability in Digital Health

Published on: Oct 07 2021 by Tech Change - 2 Comments
 Phases like data interoperability, open standards, and health information exchange are often used in digital health, but like many hype cycle buzzwords, there are influential people who don’t know what the ideas...
We Need to Go All In on FHIR for Digital Health

We Need to Go All In on FHIR for Digital Health

Published on: Aug 19 2021 by Matt Berg - 1 Comment
When I first heard of HL7 FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource), I think, like most, l understood its application as a data exchange standard with promises of facilitating interoperability. It wasn’t until I...