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ONC Promotes Open APIs to Solve Interoperability Challenges

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Cloud-Based Healthcare Blockchain Improves Efficacy, Control

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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...

How to Approach Healthcare Blockchain Vendor Selection

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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...

Examining HIT Infrastructure Critical to Advanced Technology Success

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The progression of advanced healthcare technology leaves organizations eager to adopt solutions and tools that will vastly improve clinician and patient experience. However, organizations can’t adopt these advanced and revolutionary technologies...

Healthcare Middleware Bridges New and Legacy HIT Solutions

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Provider organizations tend to hang on to legacy IT infrastructure longer than other business verticals because of budget and compliance restrictions. Healthcare middleware is a vital piece of HIT infrastructure that can help bridge the gaps...

Microsoft’s GitHub Acquisition Impacts Healthcare Open Source Dev

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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...

Distinguishing Healthcare Mobile Apps from Web, Desktop Apps

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Making the distinction between healthcare mobile apps and web applications traditionally designed for desktops and laptops is one of the most significant challenges healthcare organizations face when modernizing their IT infrastructure. The hardware...

How DevOps Can Impact Healthcare IT Infrastructure

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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...

Using Threat Intelligence to Improve HIT Infrastructure Security

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Advancing healthcare technology means that IT infrastructure security threats are becoming more sophisticated. A better view of IT infrastructure and the ability to collect and analyze threat data using threat intelligence can give organizations...

Blockchain, Edge Decentralized Options for HIT Infrastructure

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Organizations that are building out their HIT infrastructure are facing challenges when it comes to communicating data using a centralized repository, or a centralized hub that all data needs to pass through. The volume of data and the number...

Identifying Health IT Infrastructure Requirements for Telehealth

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As healthcare organizations continue to utilize telehealth programs, it’s more important than ever to make sure that all health IT infrastructure requirements for telehealth are met. Organizations that do not properly support their telehealth...

EU Data Privacy Rule GDPR Impacts US Health IT Infrastructure

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The EU data privacy rule, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), takes effect today and healthcare organizations need to be aware of the regulation changes to understand how their data exchange and access processes may be impacted. Some organizations...

Data Demands Call for Increased Healthcare Storage Flexibility

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The constant increase of data pushes healthcare organizations to reassess their data storage needs. While cloud computing is the fastest way to get more scalability for the consistently increasing amount of data, on-premises healthcare storage...

How to Deploy, Manage Healthcare Multicloud Environments

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Healthcare organizations are experiencing a digital transformation and introducing new digital tools into their health IT infrastructure at a rapid pace. In order to manage the tools that are driving digital transformation, organizations need...

What Potential is in Healthcare Intent-Based Networking, Automation?

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Organizations are constantly looking for ways to fortify network security. Healthcare intent-based networking (IBN) can help give organizations a more dynamic approach to network security as more devices are added to the health IT infrastructure. ...

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