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How Network Segregation, Segmentation Can Stop Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware attacks against healthcare organizations have been on the rise in recent years, with sometimes devastating results.* From EHR downtime to compromised patient data, these cyberattacks can significantly disrupt the operations of healthcare organizations large and small. Deploying countermeasures, such as network segregation and network segmentation, can help to mitigate the risk...


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Consumers, AI Will Challenge Health IT Infrastructure Leaders in 2019

As part of the healthcare industry’s ongoing transformation, health IT infrastructure is undergoing rapid change. Seamless, future-proof health IT infrastructure development will become increasingly important as the use of artificial ...

How Healthcare Blockchain Can Help Overcome IT Barriers

The excitement surrounding blockchain’s possibilities for enterprise IT has predominantly centered on financial services. However, healthcare blockchain could also provide solutions to IT challenges facing healthcare organizations and...

Applying Automation Technology to Health IT Infrastructure

As healthcare organizations rely more heavily on technology to support patients and clinicians, the automation of health IT infrastructure can become a valuable strategy for reducing waste and improving performance. Automation can be applie...

Addressing Healthcare Network Connectivity Challenges

Network connectivity is a critical piece of health IT infrastructure. As organizations continue to add connected medical devices and other IT tools to their digital environments, reliable networks are required to allow providers to interact...

How Hyperconverged Infrastructure Improves Health IT Functionality

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is a future-looking technology that can help organizations overcome the challenges of shoestring budgets, increasing demands for data access, and the need to remain flexible in an era of continuous innova...

Planning for Data Backup, Recovery in Health IT Infrastructure

Healthcare data backup and data recovery are critical components of every health IT infrastructure. The inability to access data is a serious issue in healthcare. Organizations constantly face the possibility of data breaches, ransomware at...

Understanding Healthcare Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

Healthcare Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), sometimes called Hardware-as-a-Service, is becoming more popular as organizations migrate parts of their infrastructure to the cloud. Infrastructure delivered as a service can significantly cut...

Pros and Cons of PACS, VNAs for Medical Image Data Storage

As healthcare providers invest in new medical imaging technologies that produce increasingly large and complex data files, organizations need to implement infrastructure tools that can support the storage and appropriate access of necessary...

How to Build a Successful Healthcare Mobility Solution

Mobile devices are a significant part of health IT infrastructure as users look for the most convenient ways to use devices to treat patients. Building a healthcare mobility solution is key to ensuring the devices are fully supported and fu...

Why Cloud, Virtualization Are Key to Healthcare Infrastructure Strategy

The healthcare industry’s transformation isn’t just taking place in consult rooms, retail clinics, or EHR developers’ office buildings.   Health IT infrastructure - the engine that drives clinical, operational, and ad...

How Open Source Software Benefits Health IT Infrastructure

Health IT infrastructure forms the foundation for everything that happens in a healthcare organization, from quality improvement and patient safety to financial sustainability and business intelligence. While many different health IT strate...

Using Broadband to Support Internet of Medical Things

Healthcare organizations are adopting Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) devices to connect patients and clinicians to the network. IoMT devices provide remote monitoring solutions for patients and collect valuable data that can be used for ...

Benefits of Software-Defined Networking in Healthcare

Healthcare organizations are rapidly introducing more connected devices into their health IT infrastructures, which calls for increased network visibility and management. Entities currently deal with Wi-Fi connectivity supporting cloud appl...

How Healthcare Providers Can Benefit from Cloud Data Migration

Healthcare organizations seeking a flexible and secure strategy for storing and accessing their data assets are increasingly turning to cloud data migration.   While lower setup and maintenance costs are one of the initial attractions ...

Using Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) for Healthcare Data Security

Healthcare is going mobile and clinicians are utilizing more advanced devices as they cut their cords. But as staff members move around more freely, how can providers ensure that their patients’ protected health information (PHI) stay...

Healthcare Data Storage Options: On-Premise, Cloud and Hybrid Data Storage

Healthcare organizations are building their IT infrastructures to be more flexible and scalable to meet the growing data demand. With value-based incentives for data analytics and the increased number of connected medical devices constantly...

How Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Supports Patient Care

Value-based care initiatives have pushed healthcare organizations to embrace more advanced technology as priorities have shifted from security concerns to how to access information securely, quickly, and conveniently. Virtual desktop infras...

Considerations for Deploying Healthcare Wireless Networks

Wireless networks are the lifeblood health IT infrastructure, but developing and deploying reliable WiFi to support present and future IT initiatives can be a challenge.   Clinicians and staff are becoming dependent on mobile and conne...

Why Application Programming Interfaces Are Key for Healthcare

Healthcare organizations seeking to create interoperability between internal apps, EHRs, and other data exchange tools, are increasingly turning to application programming interfaces (APIs) to manage the flow of information between disparat...

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