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Healthcare IT Infrastructure News for IT pros in the Healthcare Industry

CIOs Cite Evolving Digital Environments as Top IT Challenge

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The constant and rapid evolution of the technology powering IT infrastructure presents challenges to CIOs lacking control over IT decision-making and end-user restrictions.  In a recent study conducted by Logicalis more than 700 mid-market...

Health IT Connected Medical Device Market on the Rise

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High levels of provider EHR adoption and an increasing need for integration and connectivity tools in expanding healthcare organizations are driving rapid growth in the medical device connectivity market. A recent report released by Markets and...

Are Software-Defined Data Centers Growing in Health IT?

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A software-defined data center is an evolving technology that virtualizes components of an organization’s data architecture, saving on cost and space. So is it a good fit for health IT infrastructure? A software-defined data center (SDDC),...

New Dell EMC Hyper-Converged Appliances Simplify Health IT

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Dell EMC announced the expansion of their converged systems portfolio by integrating their PowerEdge servers into VxRail Appliances and VxRack System 1000 hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI). Dell EMC appears to be heeding the demand for simpler...

NAC Denies Unauthorized Devices Access To Health IT Network

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Healthcare organizations allowing mobile devices to access IT infrastructure need to manage which devices are granted rights to their network. Network access control (NAC) protects the network by passing devices through security clearance protocols...

ONC Final Rule Key to Evolution of Health IT Infrastructure

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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently issued the final rule updating the Health IT Certification Program to include Enhanced Oversight and Accountability providing oversight and developer accountability...

VMware, AWS Collaborate on New Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

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VMware and Amazon Web Service (AWS) have announced their collaboration on a new hybrid cloud service, VMware Cloud on AWS, available for enterprise deployment mid-2017. According to the official press release, “AWS will be VMware’s...

CMS to Update Infrastructure for Quality Payment System

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has selected Okta Identity Cloud to improve security, scalability, and user experience in its build up to the official start of the Quality Payment Program as part of MACRA implementation. ...

Pure Storage, Cisco to Improve Infrastructure Data Storage

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Pure Storage has announced their expanded collaboration with Cisco to improve their FlashStack Converged Infrastructure Solution allowing data centers to better support large-scale virtual desktop deployments. Pure Storage chose Cisco as a partner...

Lower Costs a Promising Sign for Private Healthcare Cloud?

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New research points to decreasing total cost of ownership for private cloud solutions, perhaps removing a barrier to entry for health IT infrastructure. Research conducted by 451 Research analyzed various cloud options and determined when organizations...

Certified Health IT Infrastructure Requirements of MACRA Rule

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The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced the publishing of a final rule to implement provisions of to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), introducing a new program called the Quality Payment Program....

Challenges of HIPAA Compliance in the Healthcare Cloud

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Implementing cloud solutions as part of health IT infrastructure raises questions about HIPAA compliance when making use of cloud computing.  Healthcare cloud based technology functions differently than legacy storage or information sharing...

SDN Supports Digital Health IT Network Infrastructure Growth

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Software-defined networking (SDN) has a place in health IT network infrastructure as enterprise virtualization continues to grow. The goal of enterprise network virtualization is to take strain off hardware and make the network more visible to...

Is Health IT Infrastructure Ready for the Internet of Things?

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As the internet of things (IoT) grows so does the importance of a healthcare organization’s infrastructure to support increased connected devices of various kinds.  Gartner predicts that by 2018, 6 billion connected things will be...

Offline Apps Provide Healthcare Orgs Continued Connectivity

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Connection outages and downtime represent major drawbacks for healthcare organizations considering implementing a cloud service solution or mobile applications. Service interruptions — scheduled or spontaneous — can cripple a healthcare...

Will Multi-Cloud Gain Traction in Health IT Infrastructure?

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Healthcare data is no longer limited to on-premise servers as cloud storage continues to gain a firm foothold in the healthcare industry. Cloud storage exists in many forms, but not every cloud storage service option is the right fit for each...

New Data Security Prevents Healthcare Information Phishing

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Phishing attacks continue to be a significant threat to healthcare data security, and health IT vendors are working on new prevention techniques to combat them. Menlo Security is the latest vendor to produce new security architecture to defend...

Mobile VPN Adoption Continues in Health IT Infrastructure

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The adoption of mobile virtual private networks as part of health IT infrastructure is expected to grow in the coming years in order to support remote access to secure files and safeguard against continued threats from hackers, according...

Benefits of Open-Source Software to Healthcare Community

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Open-source code has found its place in health IT infrastructure, supported by organizations such as Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA), to serve organization’s electronic health records (EHRs), medical practice management,...

Microsoft Unveils Improvements to IT Infrastructure Offerings

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Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows Server 2016 for cloud applications at the annual Microsoft Ignite conference along with other initiatives to drive digital transformation in IT infrastructure. New product announcements...

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