Monthly Archives: April 2013

Health Information Exchange (HIE) – Is it the right way?


Increasing dissemination and exchange of health information electronically between multiple care providing bodies has led to the emergence of Health Information Exchanges (HIE). General opinion has been that these HIEs will inevitably enhance the quality of care, but newer studies … Continue reading

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Healthcare and Social Media: Impact, Issues and Governance


The radical global growth in information and communications technology has given rise to the number of internet users who account for 37% of the world’s total population according to ‘Internet World Statistics’. With this growth, burgeoning use of social media … Continue reading

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The future of CPOE


Almost everyone in the healthcare industry today is familiar with the term CPOE (Computerized Physician Order Entry), due to a significant increase in its usage over the last few years. Quality patient care is rapidly becoming a priority for providers … Continue reading

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