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IoT Devices Significantly Lower Nurse Response Times

March 22, 2017 - Newton-Wellesley and EarlySense recently collaborated, using the Internet of Things (IoT) and implementing EarlySense’s Continuous Monitoring Solution, to reduce nurse response times to alarms and improve patient outcomes. The partnership began in response to The Joint Commission’s 2009 National Patient Safety Goal (NPAG) on Alarm Management, which urged hospitals to "improve...


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Healthcare API Management Solutions Grow with Interoperability

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The application programming interface (API) management market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 34 percent from 2016 to 2021, according to a recent Markets and Markets report. Report authors stated that the main forces driving API management market...

IBM Launches Enterprise IT Infrastructure Blockchain Solution

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IBM announced the release of IBM Blockchain, an enterprise-ready blockchain service based on the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric version 1.0. The new blockchain service is based on IMB LinuxONE, and will enable developers to build...

Artificial Intelligence Key in IBM Watson Health Partnerships

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IBM Watson Health announced two new partnerships today with MedyMatch Technology and IDx to use its artificial intelligence technology to improve patient care. MedyMatch and IBM Watson Health are collaborating to bring MedyMatch’s artificial...

Predictive Maintenance, Sensors Critical to Health IoT Success

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Modern healthcare organizations are faced with managing and monitoring Internet of Things (IoT) and connected medical devices. These devices serve many purposes from allowing clinicians to be mobile, to monitoring patient health. Health IoT success...

Splunk Assists Molina Healthcare with Operational Efficiency

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Organizations are implementing new technology into their health IT infrastructure to increase operational efficiency and improve patient care. As IT infrastructures continue to grow, organizations are in need of a solution to be sure that they...

Healthcare Wireless Network Deployments Facing Challenges

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Healthcare organizations traditionally have a difficult time deploying wireless networks due to the nature of healthcare facilities. With the rise of connected medical devices and IoT devices, it’s becoming more important for organizations...

Better Patient Care Helps Advance Health IT Infrastructure

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Health IT infrastructure solutions are continuing to grow as organizations seek advanced technology to cut down on costs while adhering to regulatory requirements necessary to protect patient information. Organizations are faced with making decisions...

Philips Innovates HIT Infrastructure with Phoenix Children’s

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Philips and Phoenix Children’s Hospital announced a 15-year agreement to co-create advanced imaging, patient monitoring, and clinical informatics in pediatric care. The long-term strategic partnership will allow Philips and Phoenix Children’s...

HIT Infrastructure Mobility Solutions Rise with IoT, Telehealth

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The healthcare mobility solutions market is expected to grow significantly as organizations continue to digitize their HIT infrastructures. The rising demand for mobile healthcare solutions is one of the biggest IT infrastructure issues facing...

How IBM Universal Quantum Computing Impacts HIT Infrastructure

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IBM announced its initiative to build commercially available universal quantum computing systems for business and science. The proposed system, IBM Q, will be delivered via the IBM Cloud platform and is the company’s next endeavor following...

IoT Sensors Critical to Successful Health IT Infrastructure

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Healthcare is expected to lead the way for Internet of Things (IoT) sensors as the market continues to grow at a CARG of 26 percent from 2016 to 2022. A recent Research and Markets report attributes the projected growth to the increase of connected...

Cloud Information Management Systems Aid HIT Infrastructure

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Information management systems have become a staple for HIT infrastructure as organizations have shifted from paper records to electronic health records (EHRs). The increase in government initiatives encouraging entities to embrace EHRs and other...

Value-Based Performance, Resource Management Vital for HIT

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Value-based performance management solutions are becoming increasingly more important to HIT infrastructure as value-based incentives come into play. Healthcare organizations are using advanced technology to improve patient care, but organizations...

Recent Imaging Platform Collaboration Highlights EHR Solutions

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National Decision Support Company (NDSC) announced its collaboration with MEDITECH to integrate its CareSelect Imaging platform with MEDITECH’s electronic health record (EHR) solutions. The federal mandate going into effect on January 1,...

VPNs, Visibility Push Healthcare Network Management Services

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As healthcare networks grow to keep up with the number of connected devices, managed network services are required to ensure all devices are authorized and transmitting the correct data to the correct place. Markets and Markets predicts that...

Clinical Communication, Collaboration Key for HIT Systems

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Clinical communication and collaboration platforms are important to health IT infrastructure because they improve operations and quality of care by coordinating HIT systems. A Gartner report released late last year explains that clinical communication...

Data Integration Improves Houston Methodist Hospital Operations

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Excel Medical has announced that Houston Methodist Hospital is live with its BedMasterEx data integration platform, which integrates cardiac reports with the hospital’s Epic electronic health record (EHR) system. Houston Methodist Hospital...

Cloud Migration, Business Intelligence Top HIMSS17 Topics

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HIMSS17 is just a few days away and healthcare IT professionals are preparing for the annual conference in Orlando, Florida. Healthcare professionals will make their way down to Orlando from February 19 to February 23 to discuss some of the most...

Orion Health Enters New Precision Medicine Agreement

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Orion Health has announced its latest agreement with Saint Francis Healthcare Partners (SFHCP) to deploy its Amadeus precision medicine platform. SFHCP has a network of over 1,000 independent healthcare providers and will be implementing Amadeus...

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