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  • Cloud-Based Healthcare Blockchain Improves Efficacy, Control

    June 12, 2018 - As healthcare blockchain becomes an impending reality, organizations are looking to major vendors to see how blockchain adoption and implementation will be approached in health IT infrastructure. Major vendors like Microsoft are prepared to take on specific requirements healthcare organizations need to successfully implement blockchain in the coming years by taking advantage of cloud computing....

  • How to Approach Healthcare Blockchain Vendor Selection

    June 11, 2018 - Blockchain is one of the most prominent buzzwords in health IT, but figuring out which vendors are experienced and healthcare oriented can be challenging when first looking into the technology. Knowing what to look for and what questions to ask potential vendors will ensure that the organization have confidence in their healthcare blockchain solution and full vendor support. Blockchain is...

  • Microsoft’s GitHub Acquisition Impacts Healthcare Open Source Dev

    June 6, 2018 - Microsoft announced its acquisition of GitHub, the web-based open source hosting service. Many healthcare organizations use GitHub for health IT related source code, so the acquisition could impact how organizations access and use healthcare open source code. Microsoft is expected to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion in Microsoft stock, and the deal will likely close by the end of 2018. "Microsoft...

  • How DevOps Can Impact Healthcare IT Infrastructure

    June 4, 2018 - I’ve really been enjoying diving into the world of DevOps. More specifically, I’ve had the chance to speak with leading healthcare providers to better understand how and where they’re leveraging DevOps to do some really amazing things, including improving their healthcare IT infrastructure. In the world of healthcare, organizations are constantly trying to stay competitive,...


Today's Top Stories

Walmart Patents Healthcare Blockchain, EHR for First Responders

Walmart announced that it has been awarded a patent that will store customers EHRs on a healthcare blockchain that can be accessed via a wearable device. This patent is another example of large corporations seeing the value of medical technology...

ONC Promotes Open APIs to Solve Interoperability Challenges

Interoperability remains one of the biggest challenges facing healthcare organizations today. Despite the advancements providers are making through digital transformation and (application programming interfaces (APIs), many clinicians and patients...

Understanding the HIT Infrastructure Role in Value-Based Care

As value-based care continues to drive providers to cut back on medical costs, organizations need to understand how significant advanced and innovative HIT infrastructure tools are to reducing overall care costs. One of the biggest tenants of...

Using Broadband, Wi-Fi for Healthcare Internet of Things

Healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) devices are becoming more prominent in the industry as many organizations see the value in tracking assets and monitoring patient health digitally. As more devices are added to the network, organizations need...

Microsoft, Apple, Google Secure HIT Infrastructure Patents

Google, Microsoft, and Apple continue their efforts to break into the HIT infrastructure industry as they see value in securing patents for healthcare-oriented technology. Kalorama Information reported that about 84 percent of US hospitals have...

Healthcare API Management Supports Applications Innovation

Healthcare organizations deal with several application programming interfaces (APIs) when it comes to building apps and sharing data. Organizations going through digital transformations need to manage their healthcare APIs to create applications...

Making Growing Healthcare Data Lakes Actionable for Providers

Organizations are challenged by constantly increasing amounts of health data as more connected and digital devices contribute data. The rate at which the data is growing is also causing healthcare data lakes to flood. Organizations need to resolve...

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