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Healthcare Blockchain Improves EHRs, Business Process Management

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As healthcare blockchain continues to grow, more vendors are releasing tools featuring the technology. Most recently, Alternate Healthcare and Appian with Luxoft have released blockchain tools for the healthcare industry. Alternate Health announced...

Hyperledger Bug Bounty Increases Healthcare Blockchain Security

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Hyperledger announced the release of Hyperledger Bug Bounty as a part of its expanding blockchain security process. Several organizations use Hyperledger as a framework for their healthcare blockchain solutions and improving security could aid...

Healthcare Virtual Mobile Infrastructure Boosts Security, Control

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Organizations are looking to virtualization to consolidate resources and streamline device management. While virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is becoming more common, healthcare virtual mobile infrastructure (VMI) may have a place in health...

What are HIT Infrastructure Requirements for Healthcare Big Data?

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The amount of data produced by healthcare organizations is growing at an exponential rate and entities need to prepare their HIT infrastructure to handle the continued influx of data. Big data has become more prominent in healthcare and it needs...

Healthcare Cloud Security Relies on Infrastructure Visibility

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Organizations have gone through different periods of trust with the healthcare cloud as the technology becomes a staple in health IT infrastructure. Providers were initially hesitant with cloud adoption. How could the cloud, especially the public...

Healthcare Blockchain Improves to Handle Genome Data

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Healthcare blockchain is still in its infancy and many vendors and organizations are working on proof of concept (POC) projects to prove that the technology has a place in health IT infrastructure. Currently, healthcare blockchain is being used...

Compliance Testing Remedies HIT Infrastructure Vulnerabilities

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Organizations expanding their IT environment are tasked with choosing tools that are in compliance with HIPAA and can be used securely and efficiently in a healthcare environment. HIT infrastructure vulnerabilities threaten patient data and entities...

Healthcare Applications to Benefit from OCI Container Standard

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The Open Container Initiative (OCI) announced its Distribution Specification project to standardize container image distribution based on the specification for the Docker Registry HTTO API V2 protocol. Containers are a key part of ensuring healthcare...

Advanced Health IT Infrastructure Tools Reduce Cost

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Health IT infrastructure is increasingly vital as more aspects of patient care depend on the support of IT infrastructure tools. The pressure of value-based care adds to the importance of investing in IT infrastructure technology to reduce overall...

Applying Healthcare Blockchain to HIT Infrastructure

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As healthcare blockchain becomes more of a reality in the healthcare industry, organizations considering adopting the technology in the coming years need to consider how blockchain will impact their HIT infrastructure. Understanding how the technology...

Site Surveys Ensure Reliable, Secure Healthcare Wireless Networks

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Organizations often struggle with obtaining a stable and secure healthcare wireless network. More connected medical devices and Internet of Things (IoT) devices are constantly being added to the network, which can create slow and dropped connections....

Budget, Cost, Regulations Dictate HIT Infrastructure Upgrades

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Keeping up with advanced technology and evolving user expectations while remaining conscious of budget restraints and ROI is one of the biggest challenges facing HIT infrastructure administrators. Not all healthcare organizations function the...

Windows Vulnerability Potentially Exposes Healthcare Networks

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Windows faces a further vulnerability as the latest update to the meltdown bug exposed further weaknesses in the Microsoft OS. Organizations need to make a further update to their endpoints and servers operating on Windows 7 and Windows 2008R2...

Using Healthcare Blockchain to Solve Provider Data Issues

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Healthcare blockchain is expanding as more organizations make moves to implement the technology. Entities are looking toward blockchain to track provider information and reduce administrative costs. Humana, MultiPlan, Quest Diagnostics, UnitedHealth...

How an Aging Population Will Revolutionize IoT and Edge Solutions

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We’ve been hearing a lot about IoT and edge solutions. We’ve even discussed it here, where edge can really help with things like telemedicine and evolving a distributed healthcare ecosystem. That being said, it’s important to...

ERP, Supply Chain Reduce Healthcare Tools and Supply Spending

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Losing track of supplies and medical tools is an unacceptable reality for healthcare organizations. However, adding advanced supply chain management and enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions to health IT infrastructure can reduce costs...

Machine Learning Fortifies Digital Transformation for Analytics

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Data volume continues to be a challenge for healthcare organizations as they go through digital transformations. Machine learning is one of the most intriguing emerging technologies entities are utilizing to deal with data and analytics. Artificial...

Key Ways to Overcome Healthcare Wireless Network Challenges

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Healthcare wireless network infrastructure issues have plagued healthcare since wireless devices began to be introduced into the industry’s infrastructure. Mobile and other connected medical devices are standard in healthcare organizations,...

Top HIT Infrastructure Uses for Healthcare Blockchain

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Healthcare blockchain is becoming more of a reality as vendors and entities alike are exploring blockchain options for different parts IT infrastructure. Blockchain is being considered for data storage, interoperability, and security in the healthcare...

Threat Intelligence Supports Advanced Health IT Security

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Health IT infrastructure technology continues to advance as organizations go through digital transformations. More advanced IT tools also means that entities are threated by more advanced cybersecurity attacks. Organizations need to look into...

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