When companies wish to expand their product portfolio or existing software, it could be beneficial to check the possibilities of white label software.
This has many advantages compared to developing a new product from scratch – in this article we have listed the main ones for you. Continue reading “The Advantages of White Label Software”
This article is only available in Dutch – it is specifically about the Dutch eHealth monitor, a report about the availability and use of eHealth in the Netherlands.
On the 25th of May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become enforceable. Organisations will need to prepare in order to be compliant and to prevent high potential fines (up to 20 million euro).
So what does the GDPR entail and how can you best prepare your organisation? Continue reading “The General Data Protection Regulation – What Does It Entail?”
Recent research conducted by Pharmapartners has shown that a majority (55%) of questioned patients has no clue about the online services offered by their general practitioner. Only 7% stated that they have made new appointments online and only 3% reported having participated in an e-consultation. The numbers are even lower than the ones from 2016’s eHealth Monitor, though the conclusion is the same: GPs need to raise awareness about their digital services. Continue reading “General Practitioner: Promote your Online Services”
With the rise in the use of mobile devices in healthcare, comes a number of challenges for the IT departments of healthcare organizations.
We have often discussed data security and messaging – in this post we would like to discuss MDM, or: Mobile Device Management. Continue reading “Mobile Device Management in Healthcare”
Last week, we attended the conhIT exhibit in Berlin, Germany.
We knew it was one of the biggest Healthcare IT events in all of Europe and it did not disappoint!
Here is a little recap of our experiences at conhIT 2017. Continue reading “ConhIT 2017: a Recap”
We are happy to inform you that Alterdesk will be attending the conhIT (Connecting Healthcare IT) exhibition in Berlin, Germany on the 25th, 26th and 27th of April.
We will be showcasing our messaging platform in collaboration with our German partners, IT25 and MobileIron. Continue reading “ConhIT 2017: Meet Us There!”
Each year, Dutch knowledge platform Zorg & ICT (‘Healthcare & IT’) organizes a convention about IT and innovation in healthcare.
Healthcare professionals can attend seminars and expositions and network to gain inspiration to optimize processes in their organizations. Alterdesk will also be there this year, together with our partners from KPN. Continue reading “Meet Us at the Zorg & ICT Event!”
How can it be that so many healthcare professionals worldwide continue to use unsafe communication methods when discussing patient data, despite the increased awareness on this topic?
I watched security expert Bruce Schneier’s Ted talk on “The Security Mirage” which provided some food for thought. Continue reading “Risk Assessment and Data Security”
WhatsApp has updated its privacy statement, and how. Two years ago, Facebook promised not to use the data of its newly acquired company for its own gain – this has now obviously changed: names and phone numbers of WhatsApp users shall be shared with Facebook. What does this mean and what are the implications for doctors who wish to use WhatsApp for work purposes? Continue reading “WhatsApp’s Privacy Update and Healthcare: the Implications”