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Boston Children’s, GE Develop on Smart Imaging Technology

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Boston Children’s Hospital and GE Healthcare announced a collaboration to develop improved brain scan technology for better and more accurate diagnosis and to provide real-time contextual information for radiologists. Using GE Health Cloud...

Identifying IaaS Improvements for Health IT Infrastructure

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Healthcare organizations looking to advance their IT infrastructure with cloud technology are considering infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) options, but IT decision-makers must first identify their infrastructure needs and the potential...

DRaaS Solution Market Growth Assists Health IT Infrastructure

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Traditional disaster recovery solutions are falling by the wayside as cloud-based disaster recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) solutions are expected to continue to grow rapidly over the next several years. Healthcare organizations looking to shed...

Healthcare App Development to Grow Despite Limited Budgets

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Healthcare organizations face health data security challenges stemming from HIPAA regulations when developing client and patient applications, a reality which influences how they choose mobile app development tools to build and deploy apps. Red...

Artificial Intelligence to Strain Health IT Infrastructure

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The healthcare industry continues to seek technological advancements to improve the quality of patient care, and artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are poised to become a significant part of health IT infrastructure. As healthcare...

Management Tools Vital to Continued Health IT Cloud Adoption

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Enterprise IT environments are transforming rapidly, but  IT departments are struggling to manage increasingly complex cloud environments, according to a recent survey conducted by 451 Research. The research firm polled 166 US-based enterprise...

Teva Uses IBM Watson for Healthcare Data Management

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IBM has partnered with Teva Pharmaceuticals to discover new treatment options and improve chronic disease management, both projects running on IBM Watson Health Cloud. The duo are working together on an initiative that combines Teva's therapeutic...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Oracle Sets Sights on Besting AWS Cloud Computing Offering

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Oracle is coming for Amazon Web Services (AWS) after announcing a new approach to cloud computing at their annual Oracle OpenWorld showcase. AWS is currently the world’s largest cloud provider in the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS)...

Survey Shows Growth in Cloud-Based Health IT Infrastructure

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Eighty-nine percent of healthcare organizations are currently using cloud-based health IT infrastructure, including cloud-based apps, according to a new survey from SADA Systems, and the vast majority of providers are likely to increase their...

Challenges of Building In-House Health IT Applications

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Research points to an increase in custom enterprise applications over the next few years, but is the healthcare industry ready to build in-house health IT applications? Healthcare professionals are known for being on the move and needing information...

Benefits of Cloud-Based Health Information Management Systems

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Healthcare organizations operate on a health IT infrastructure comprising programs and applications used by employees with differing needs. Each healthcare department requires specific tools to complete tasks, with most of these tools being digital...

Benefits of Healthcare Cloud Technology Adoption to Medicine

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Cloud computing has much offer the healthcare industry, especially given the industry’s growing dependence on computer systems and connectivity. Risks associated with cloud technology contribute to skepticism among healthcare professionals...

Comparing Methods for Developing Enterprise Healthcare Apps

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Custom enterprise applications for employees in healthcare organizations can provide efficiency, mobility, and even security benefit. Apps act through the cloud as a way to send and receive data within a network, making it accessible with a desktop...

Ensuring Disaster Recovery in Healthcare Cloud Data

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Benefits of healthcare cloud technology are not limited to running applications on thin clients and easily sharing electronic health data. Disaster recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) ensures the resilience of data in the event of network outages,...

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