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17.02.2017 Denise Silber

On January 1, 2017, while much of the world’s news focused on the pending presidential inauguration in the United States, another presidency was beginning in Europe: the rotating six-month presidency of the Council of the European Union by Malta. 

This European presidency is responsible... Read more...

16.02.2017 Stefan Buttigieg

The excitement for this year's eHealth Week might not easily be seen on the streets or in a hospital nearby. The euphoria might be closer than you think. Just open the Twitter App on your Smartphone or login... Read more...

08.02.2017 Denise Silber

Why participate in HIMSS Liège on March 28-29, 2017? Professor Philippe Kolh of the University Hospital of Liège pointed out two key reasons. Interview by Denise Silber for HIMSS Europe.

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20.01.2017 John Rayner

Is this the time to move away from measuring and monitoring individual organisations to measuring and monitoring whole systems? May be not, so let’s do both.

We need to understand the complexity of inpatient care and how to improve patient safety through the better use of technology. We... Read more...