German hospitals to get €3 billion funding boost for digitalisation

German health minister Jens Spahn has announced €3 billion for hospitals to invest in modern emergency capacities, digitisation and IT security. The funding for projects to modernise the hospital system will be provided under the hospital future fund (KHZF), from the health fund’s liquidity reserve. This will cover 70% of […]

FEHRM connects with CommonWell, boosting data exchange for DOD, VA, USCG

The Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization program office announced this week that the joint health information exchange recently formed by the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Coast Guard has broadened its scope by signing on with the CommonWell Health Alliance. WHY IT MATTERS The joint HIE […]

Wolters Kluwer and Meditech to deliver healthcare solutions in the Middle East and Africa

American Dutch healthcare software solutions company Wolters Kluwer has announced its partnership with Massachusetts-based software and service company, Meditech. The move will combine the drug screening solution Medi-span Clinical with Meditech Expanse electronic health record (EHR) to offer an integrated solution to healthcare providers. Meditech software is used by a quarter […]