HIMSS Blog

Want the lowdown on what’s happening in health and care IT across Europe? Here, an unrivalled network of the most talented health and care IT journalists and commentators in Europe digest and summarise it for you. Look no further for independent, cutting-edge coverage of professional relevance to you.
12.06.2017 Teresa Bau

When Estonia became an independent state in Europe in 1991 no one would have thought that in just over a quarter of a century would be known as the “European Silicon Valley”. The Baltic State has developed a sophisticated society in which citizens have digital access to all public services... Read more...

31.05.2017 Danielle Siarri, MSN, RN

The word “hospital” originates from the Latin word hospes, meaning guest and this is how everyone treats you in Malta. Malta consistently marks great moments throughout human history for 7000 years with the oldest stone buildings from approximately 5000 to 3000 BC. Malta is a gateway between the... Read more...

10.05.2017 Clayton Hamilton

The role of eHealth in public health

Over the past decade, the use of technology and Internet connectivity has made significant contributions to public health and healthcare service delivery. eHealth can be used to improve coordination of service providers, increase accessibility of... Read more...

04.05.2017 Charles Webster

I think robots are fascinating. I am reminded of how I became interested in science and engineering (and then medicine and health IT) in the first place. I started by reading science fiction stories about robots! 

In my two previous posts in this series (“... Read more...