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International health IT week in review: January 28

28 January 2024
By Kate McDonald
Image: iStockphoto

Updated INFRAM model, call to commercialise NHS data, medical abortions and telehealth, Newfoundland’s MyHealthNL, DAX copilot and Epic, Medibank sanctions, COVID lab results breach

HIMSS to showcase new modernized INFRAM at global conference

Healthcare IT News ~ Staff writer ~ 26/01/2024

The new Infrastructure Adoption Model is designed to help health systems link their IT deployments to their clinical and business goals, and help them reduce costs, mitigate cyber risk and boost outcomes for both patients and clinicians.

Blair Institute calls for public-private NHS Data Trust

Digital Health News ~ Jon Hoeksma ~ 25/01/2024

The NHS should establish a new public-private NHS Data Trust to commercialise and sell access to anonymised NHS medical records to help develop the biotech and AI sectors and new treatments for patients.

Primary care offers safe, positive telehealth abortions, patients say

mHealth Intelligence ~ Anuja Vaidya ~ 26/01/2024

In this increasingly restrictive landscape, telehealth has become an increasingly popular way to access abortion medications.

Primary care offers safe, positive telehealth abortions, patients say

mHealth Intelligence ~ Anuja Vaidya ~ 26/01/2024

In this increasingly restrictive landscape, telehealth has become an increasingly popular way to access abortion medications.

Newfoundland begins putting health records online

Canadian Healthcare Technology ~ Staff writer ~ 24/01/2024

MyHealthNL is a first step to providing the people of the province with secure access to their own personal health records online, such as laboratory and X-rays test results and dispensed medications.

Nuance AI copilot now fully embedded in Epic EHR

Healthcare IT News ~ Andrea Fox ~ 19/01/2024

More than 150 hospitals and health systems currently use the DAX Copilot in their Epic electronic health record workflows to draft clinical notes and record patient visits.

Australia, US, UK sanction Russian over 2022 Medibank breach

Healthcare Info Security ~ Mihir Bagwe ~ 23/01/2024

The United States, Australia and the United Kingdom sanctioned a Russian man the governments say was behind the October 2022 hacking of Medibank, Australia’s largest private health insurer.

Medical lab database exposed 1.3M records, COVID test info

Healthcare Info Security ~ Marianne Kolbasuk McGee ~ 23/01/2024

An unsecured database appearing to belong to a Netherlands-based medical laboratory exposed 1.3 million records on the internet, including COVID test results and other personal identifiable information, said a security researcher who discovered the trove.

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