The Future of HIE, Road Blocks & Challenges


Across the globe, the Health Information Exchange (HIE) market is booming. According to estimates, the market is slated to grow 9,5 percent from now until 2018, reaching a value of $878 million. In addition, national trends are promising. Data demonstrates that 62 percent of U.S. hospitals exchanged information electronically with providers in 2013. At the […]

Wearing your Heart on your Sleeve – New Trends in Consumer Tech


Health awareness is on the rise and consumer tech companies are jumping into the game. Consumer electronic giants such as Samsung and Apple have been incorporating native apps into their products, ranging from simple trackers to more advanced and innovative technology. Samsung’s Walking Mate on S-Health, for example, is just one of the many simple apps designed […]

Awareness of Pharmaceutical Drugs Extracted from Cannabinoid Compounds


Marijuana is currently classified in the United States as a Schedule I drug; substances which are classified as addictive and dangerous with no medicinal properties. Dr. Sanjay Gupta, a neurosurgeon and medical correspondent for CNN, initially stated he did not see marijuana’s medical potential but has since apologized for contributing to negative attitudes about medical marijuana and changed […]

How Medical Informatics make for Better and Safer Healthcare


The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has for a long time now supported the development of medical informatics within the healthcare sector. Research into medical informatics mostly deals with efficiently organizing, managing, analyzing and validating information in healthcare. Many clinicians have to make use of both old and new knowledge concerning their patients. […]

Answers to Healthcare Informatics


We did our best to inform you about the details of medical informatics on the corresponding section on the website. We also know that it still remains a difficult topic and you’ll probably still have lots of questions. For instance, how can the efficiency of the healthcare system be evolved by enhancing our understanding of […]