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  1. Health informatics course provides technological skills

    Posted May 09th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... informatics course, the first of its kind in Hong Kong, to equip professionals in the health care sector with technological skills. Thomas Choi Kup-sze, leader of the programme, said: 'The ... Written by Wong Yat-hei Doctors, nurses and other medical professionals who have health informatics qualifications are being sought after in Hong Kong. With the development of electronic ...

  2. ABS Systems' HospitalMetrics3D revolutionises health care management

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 04:07pm by Reports by Laleh Larijani, Michelle Phillips, Emmanuelle Stahler and Jessica Ryan

    ... Reports by Laleh Larijani, Michelle Phillips, Emmanuelle Stahler and Jessica Ryan More countries are using health informatics to improve their health care systems, which is particularly ... technologies, homegrown software company ABS Systems is at the forefront of this evolution. "Our sole focus is on BI for health care," says executive vice-president and chief operating officer ...

  3. Medicine informatics rescues the sick from generic advice

    Posted Feb 14th 2006, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson A tool designed in Australia gauges how inherited traits affect patients' responses to modern treatments Imagine that your health wobbles and you end up in a hospital. If that happens, the hospital is unlikely to be a hi-tech haven and it may be quite the reverse, according to Robert Merriel, business development manager at Melbourne Health, Australia. Painting ...

  4. Patients' records set to go digital in 2014

    Posted Dec 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... not related to treatment and care. Launching the consultation yesterday, Secretary for Food and Health Dr York Chow Yat-ngok said the scheme aimed to reduce duplication, and: 'Since ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com A two-month consultation has begun on a scheme for the public and private medical sectors to share patients' health records electronically, with criminal ...

  5. News - World - POLITICS

    Obama being sued by Republicans for exceeding his powers over health care

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 09:53pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington House of Representatives majority accuses the president of exceeding his constitutional powers in enforcing his health care law Republicans vote to sue Obama Contending that US President Barack Obama exceeded his constitutional powers in the way he enforced the 2010 health care law, a sharply divided House of Representatives approved a Republican plan ...

  6. Chinese medicine staff go hi-tech

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cent are enrolled in the elderly health care voucher scheme, which requires doctors to use a computer to access the government's central database. ... of 190 Chinese medicine practitioners said they supported the computerisation of clinic operations. The eHealth Consortium mailed survey forms in July. Twenty-six per cent polled said they had ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - Google

    Google founders see a brave new world of data-driven health care

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:10am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Self-driving cars are just the beginning for the pair that want to do to health care what they did to search, if they can survive the regulations Google founders see a brave ... other things, that Google was interested in health care but scared of its intense regulation. Page and Brin displayed their quite different personalities: Brin, the maverick and head of Google ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Health care as a family affair: Shanghai’s family doctor scheme is slow to gain acceptance

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:29pm by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Shanghai's 'family doctor' scheme is slow to gain wide acceptance as an alternative to big hospitals Health care as a family affair Tao Naiyu moved from his old apartment three months ago and has a community health centre adjacent to his new home. But he still rides his electric bike 20 minutes each way every two weeks to visit ...

  9. Prescription for progress

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Bernard Wan

    ... subjects, such as the health care system and basic informatics, the students need to take. We prepare the students for the tasks, but it is more important that they know how to apply ... Bernard Wan The government's commitment to developing a Hong Kong-wide electronic medical-record system is expected to significantly improve health care in the city. The Hospital ...

  10. Clean bill of health soon just a touch screen away

    Posted Aug 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kanglei Wang kanglei.wang@scmp.com Eight years ago, Dr Jeff Goldsmith presented health care executives with a fictional scenario in which a man awakes one morning in 2013 and puts his hand ... said a doctor might ask, 'What are you doing right now?' This kind of doctor-patient exchange might strike some as cold. But it's just the beginning, and health care ...




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