Pushing and Pulling in Health Information Exchange (HIE)

Digital health information can be pushed or pulled, and while most health information systems are likely to have components of both, it is important to understand that they exist in different paradigms and require different policy and legislation. Pushing of digitalised health data works in wa­­ys similar to paper based systems; only electronically. Pushed health […]

Digging Deeper: Big Data and Healthcare Planning

We have the numbers… now we can use them. It is the question of the decade: how do we not just collect but effectively use data to plan for the future of health. Increasing concerns surrounding rising healthcare costs, population densities, chronic diseases and aging populations only add fuel to this discussion. Data collection itself […]