News bites

  • Dec
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    Electronic Health Records (EHR) – There’s room for improvement

    Electronic Health Records (EHR) have been implemented widely over the past few years and they were meant to make life easier for doctors.  In fact, the administrative burden seems excessive and analysis seems difficult. Among the many articles found in the net, this one has recently raised the interest of p-medicine partner Biovista: “Electronic medical records fail in data analytics”.…
  • Dec
    04
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    Health Literacy – the importance of understandable health information

    Since p-medicine has a strong focus on patient empowerment and communication between doctors and patients, we would like to raise awareness to an article published by the US Department of Health and Human Services on health literacy. Although the article has already been published in 2008, its subject remains as topical as ever. It stresses the importance of making health information easily…
  • Nov
    24
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    Demonstration of MyHealthAvatar user interface

    p-medicine’s partner project in the VPH community “MyHealthAvatar” broadcasted a very interesting video of the latest version of its user interface on YouTube. It nicely demonstrates what is behind the project: an interface where users individually login to their personalized profile. This is called the 4D MyHealth Avatar, an interface to support the collection of, and access to, the complete…
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  • Jul
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    J‐BHI Special Issue on "Big‐Data for Health"

    Deadline of submission of manuscripts: September 29, 2014