FHI’s top five reads of 2018 so far

Summer’s nearly over, and everyone’s returning to their desks after the long break. With this in mind, now is a great time to catch up on reading ahead of the all-important autumn period. Read on to find out more about smart inhalers, Swedish EHRs and what the hospital of the future will really look like.

Future Health Index 2018 goes live

In June of this year, we published the first chapter of the 2018 Future Health Index. In this post, Philips Chief Medical Officer Jan Kimpen summarizes the findings of the report, and outlines how the Future Health Index Value Measure tool can form the basis of a positive platform for change across the countries it surveys.

By 2020 the smart hospital will be a reality

Technology is changing healthcare in so many ways, from electronic health records to machine learning analysis of radiology exams. How will this impact on the future of care?  What will the hospital of the future look like, and what do these innovations mean for healthcare practitioners? Karen Taylor, research director at the Centre for Health Solutions, takes a deep dive into the technologies shaping the future of healthcare.

The four pillars of value-based healthcare

Value-based healthcare is the future, but it still remains a challenge when it comes to practical steps governments and HCPs can take to implement changes in remuneration models. In this post, the FHI editorial looks at the four most important factors that turns value-based healthcare from vision to reality.

Three ways asthma treatment is getting connected

We’ve grown accustomed to having smartphones, smart watches and even smart kitchen appliances all around us, but the inhaler has remained the staple treatment for asthma, one of the most common respiratory conditions. Lisa Eramo explores how technology is changing the game for asthma treatment and management, and how they are helping patients get more engaged with their own health.

How Sweden is giving all citizens access to their electronic health records

Sweden is a leader in electronic healthcare records, and this year the country updated its national eHealth vision, requiring all residents aged 16 or over to have access to their medical data by 2020. Maria Hägglund, associate professor at the Health Informatics Centre at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, takes a closer look at how Sweden managed to synchronize the health data of 10 million citizens in one place.


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