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Planning Key for Strong Health IT Infrastructure Interoperability

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

How IoT, Edge Computing Can Impact HIT Infrastructure in 2018

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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...

Healthcare Network Management Key to Visibility, Control

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Organizations are adding more connected medical devices to their Wi-Fi networks, making it more difficult to manage and monitor traffic. Healthcare network management tools are needed to ensure that all connections are transmitting necessary...

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

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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...

Budget Restrictions Major Health IT Infrastructure Obstacle

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Organizations are preparing their IT infrastructures for increased spending on emerging advanced tools. These tools are data intensive and need robust and flexible health IT infrastructure to support heavier workloads. Data and analytics are...

Healthcare Blockchain Potential Impacts Future HIT Infrastructure

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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...

What Does Potential VMware, Dell Merger Mean for Healthcare Cloud?

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VMware is poised to buy Dell in a reverse merger in response to the growing demand of cloud-based enterprise IT infrastructure. Dell and VMware both have their hands in healthcare IT, so what could this potential merger mean for health IT infrastructure...

Providers Demand Interoperability, Security from PACS Vendors

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Healthcare organizations are collecting, storing and analyzing more medical images than ever. This makes digital imaging networks such as picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) critical to health IT infrastructure. Entities are taking...

HIMSS Advises Layered Approach to Healthcare Blockchain

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Healthcare blockchain is expected to grow in the coming year and organizations are challenged with integrating blockchain into their health IT infrastructure. The HIMSS Blockchain Workgroup released part two of its healthcare blockchain blog,...

Digital Transformation Strains Healthcare Network Security

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Digital transformation puts pressure on health IT infrastructure as organizations plan for assimilating new technology into their IT ecosystems. No matter which technology organizations choose to adopt, entities need to consider how these infrastructure...

Health IT Infrastructure Plays Increased Role in Mobile Strategy

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Health IT infrastructure will expand its support for healthcare mobility solutions as clinicians continue to embrace mobile strategies for treating patients. The healthcare industry is in the midst of a digital transformation. Organizations are...

Hyperledger Releases Sawtooth Healthcare Blockchain Standard

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Hyperledger announced the release of its second production-ready blockchain framework, Sawtooth 1.0. This new framework can further help the development of healthcare blockchain technology as blockchain continues to gain popularity. Sawtooth...

Using All-Flash Deployments for Health IT Infrastructure in 2018

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I’m really excited to touch on this topic. Not just because we’ve been doing all sorts of converged infrastructure and all-flash deployments, but because of the massive benefits we’ve seen impacting various types of organizations....

New IEEE Programs Improve Healthcare Data Security

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The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) released a collection of work that focus on data privacy as evolving technology puts organizations at risk for more sophisticated cyberattacks. Healthcare data security needs to be at the forefront of...

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