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  • Cloud, Internet of Things, Top HIMSS18 HIT Infrastructure Topics

    February 19, 2018 - HIMSS18 is expected to touch on many key health IT infrastructure topics that organizations will see gaining traction over the next year. The annual conference is taking place in Las Vegas in a couple of weeks and will explore the increasing digitization of the healthcare industry. Organizations can review how best to prepare their infrastructures for the continued technology advancements....

  • How IoT, Edge Computing Can Impact HIT Infrastructure in 2018

    February 13, 2018 - Many healthcare organizations are going through digital transformations and are interested in what evolving advanced technology is working for other entities. The Internet of Things (IoT) and edge computing are just two areas that could have significant impacts on HIT infrastructure in the coming year. Evolving technology is expected to transform the way patients experience their care. The...

  • Low-Frequency Aids Accurate Real-Time Asset Tracking in Healthcare

    February 8, 2018 - Healthcare organizations are rapidly adopting networked tools and devices to help improve workflow. From real-time asset tracking to the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), these tools need a layered network that provides an accurate way for them to be located. Many organizations don’t fully understand the strain they put their Wi-Fi under or what kinds of challenges arise with connecting...

  • Healthcare Blockchain Potential Impacts Future HIT Infrastructure

    February 6, 2018 - Healthcare blockchain is expected to emerge as a valuable tool to add to health IT infrastructure in 2018. However, healthcare blockchain is still so new that the practical applications of the technology are unclear . The first healthcare blockchain solution was just released for claims management, but there’s talk of using blockchain for EHRs and medical imaging as well. The concept...


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Planning Key for Strong Health IT Infrastructure Interoperability

Improving data sharing between new and legacy systems is one of the top challenges facing current health IT infrastructure. Organizations need to focus on their system interoperability to successfully integrate new tools into their health IT...

What Are the Top Healthcare Blockchain Growing Pains?

Healthcare blockchain is expected to gain even more interest over the next year as implementations of the technology become a reality. However, understanding the point of the technology and its important aspects is critical to successful deployment....

Health IT Infrastructure Obstacles Stall EHR Interoperability

Organizations still struggle with health IT infrastructure interoperability challenges as the entities digitize EHRs and other tools to improve workflow and patient care. Entities are trying to determine the best way to adopt and deploy EHRs...

Lack of Security Upgrades Threaten Health IT Infrastructure

Healthcare organizations are spending more money upgrading their health IT infrastructure but may not be making the complementary digital security upgrades, according to a recent AJMC study. The study found that network attacks, while less frequent...

Cloud, Internet of Things, Top HIMSS18 HIT Infrastructure Topics

HIMSS18 is expected to touch on many key health IT infrastructure topics that organizations will see gaining traction over the next year. The annual conference is taking place in Las Vegas in a couple of weeks and will explore the increasing...

Mobile Health Tool Adoption Supports Population Health

Organizations are adopting more healthcare mobile health tools as those tools are developed to help patients be more involved in their own personal health. These mobile tools can help clinicians more accurately understand how a patient behaves...

Healthcare Mobile Application Management Offers Security, Mobility

Healthcare mobile applications are becoming more popular as organizations adopt mobile devices to increase workflow. Entities need to consider healthcare mobile application management (MAM) to help secure and monitor their applications on all...

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