Tag Archive: Success factors

Sep 15

Will Big Data be big in healthcare?

It will make a difference but you will need to start small if you are going to achieve its full potential. Big data is not just about size, it aims to finds answers from complex, noisy, and large volumes of data.  We want it to answer questions that were previously unanswered, to be a true …

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Sep 01

Who wants an Electronic Medical Record?

Every patient and carer wants their healthcare provider to have access to the best technology, tools and information possible to manage their care. Even if patients do not always know what the “best” represents, healthcare services delivery benefits from the assistance of technology.  So why is the uptake in electronic medical records (EMR) within an …

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Aug 15

Social Media Journey

  Social media is like every eHealth project, it’s about clinical transformation over a period of time not just an app you can turn on. A healthcare business, when starting on the social media journey, must not expect instant success. Even if your first social media campaign is excellent and well received, a good social …

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Aug 01

Governance not governing

  If your project does not have good governance it has a 99% chance of failure.  Organizations often expect employees to adopt and adapt to the new processes or tools before securing the necessary organizational buy-in. Similar to Nobody likes change, while everyone will say they want control, very few people will want to be …

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Jun 15

Improve your eHealth success rate

Often eHealth Projects feel like walking on a tightrope. How can you improve the success rate of your eHealth project? I wish I could say that the success rate for eHealth projects was high but we all know that is not the case.  There are always too many risks, too many variables, conflicting priorities, restraints to change and …

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May 01

Nobody likes change

  It is always the right time for change, and while everyone will say they want change, very few people will want to change. An eHealth project is not a success at go–live, although this is a very positive milestone, it has to also meet all business objectives and human objectives, which need to be …

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Apr 19

Gamification of Health is not just for the high rollers

Gamification is the application of game-design elements and game principles in non-game contexts as defined by Wikipedia. Gamification techniques strive to leverage people’s natural desires for socializing, learning, mastery, competition, achievement, status, self-expression, altruism, or closure. Early gamification strategies use rewards for players who accomplish desired tasks or competition to engage players. This is often …

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Apr 01

Terminology “as a Service”

  In this era of the ‘’as a service’’ models we need to be looking for easier ways of implementing  standards needed to support eHealth tools like decision support and analytics. No longer should standards be something we see in passing. We need ways to implement and update them quickly and efficiently into mainstream eHealth …

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Mar 26

What data can I move to the cloud?

Cloud computing definitely has a role in eHealth. In other industries, mid-size and large organizations now have some level of investment in the cloud, and what data is being stored in the cloud is growing steadily.   But like the other industry sectors, not everything should go to the cloud, and your Cloud strategy needs to …

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Mar 03

Clinical Data Standards where do I start?

Implementing Clinical data standards or more importantly ensuring that any  software you buy is standards compliant is a difficult but necessary process if you are hoping to be able to share data with a national repository, your local health ecosystem or your patients. For this to happen at a minimum the address details, especially the …

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