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  • Broad-based Panel Tackles Healthcare Interoperability Challenges

    February 14, 2019 - Timed to coincide with the release of a new report by the Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) and Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), a broad-based panel of public and private sector representatives at HIMSS on Thursday tackled the thorny issue of healthcare interoperability. The panel was moderated by Tom Daschle, BPC cofounder and former Senate Democratic Leader from South...

  • Network Infrastructure Complexity Cited as Security Challenge

    February 12, 2019 - The complexity of the healthcare network infrastructure is a barrier to remediation and mitigation of security incidents, according to 166 health information security professionals surveyed for the 2019 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey. Respondents were asked to rate various barriers to remediation and mitigation of security incidents, on a scale of 1 (no challenge) to 5 (extreme challenge)....

  • Healthcare Interoperability Will Be Focus of HIMSS19 Confab

    January 31, 2019 - In less than two weeks, more than 45,000 healthcare IT professionals, clinicians, executives, vendors, journalists, and others will descend on Orlando, Florida, for the 2019 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition. Healthcare interoperability will be on the minds of many attendees. There will be over 1,300 vendors in attendance and more than 300 educational sessions divided into 22...

  • Microsoft Ends Support for Windows Legacy IT Infrastructure in 2020

    January 24, 2019 - Microsoft is ending support for its legacy IT infrastructure products Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 on Jan. 14, 2020. After that date, Microsoft will no longer provide regular security updates for those products. Microsoft is offering two options for organizations running Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2: upgrade to Windows Server 2016 or rehost workloads to Microsoft cloud...


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WellSpan Deploys Citrix Desktop Virtualization to Speed EHR Use

WellSpan Health has partnered with Citrix Systems, a provider of desktop virtualization and cloud computing, to deploy a digital workspace for its more than 1,500 doctors and clinicians to speed up access to WellSpan’s Epic EHR and...

Wireless Medical Device Proliferation Could Overwhelm Networks

Monitoring and managing wireless medical devices and reducing downtime on wireless networks are top priorities for healthcare organizations in improving clinician productivity and patient care quality, according to a survey of Association...

Broad-based Panel Tackles Healthcare Interoperability Challenges

Timed to coincide with the release of a new report by the Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) and Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), a broad-based panel of public and private sector representatives at HIMSS on Thursday tackled the thorny...

Hackensack Meridian Health Unveils 2 Healthcare Cloud Deals

Hackensack Meridian Health, the largest healthcare network in New Jersey, announced two healthcare cloud deals this week, one with Google and other with Microsoft. Using the Google Cloud, Hackensack Meridian Health said it will be...

Outdated Health IT Infrastructure Attracts Hackers to Hospitals

Outdated healthcare IT infrastructure is attracting cybercriminals to hospitals, which are the most vulnerable type of organization, judged a new cybersecurity report. Other factors attracting cybercriminals to healthcare include lack of...

More Healthcare Organizations To Adopt Hybrid Cloud Computing

The healthcare industry is increasingly adopting hybrid cloud models, according to a survey of more than 2,300 IT decision makers by VansonBourne on behalf of cloud provider Nutanix. Hybrid cloud deployment by healthcare providers is...

Portland Clinic Boosts Communication about Emergency Department Visits

The Portland Clinic was getting piecemeal notifications about emergency department (ED) visits by its patients, which was causing gaps in treatment at the hospitals as well as in follow-up care at the clinic. To help fix the problem, the...

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