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WPA2 Vulnerability Threatens Healthcare Network Security

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CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) released an announcement warning organizations about a wide-spread WPA2 protocol vulnerability. This vulnerability can access devices and WiFi access points (APs) to steal data or infect a protected network,...

How Visibility Provides Stronger Healthcare Cloud Security

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TrapX Security announced integrated cloud data support for its DeceptionGrid solution for Amazon AWS EC2 and KVM Open stack. The integration is a response to the cloud security challenges presented by public and private cloud across all industries,...

AMA Collaboration to Develop a Standard Data Framework

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The American Medical Association announced the creation of the Integrated Health Model Initiative (IHMI) platform, bringing healthcare providers and technology vendors together to establish a standard data framework. The platform aims to improve...

Organizations Prepare Their Health IT Infrastructure for 5G

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Organizations are preparing their health IT infrastructures for 5G, according to a recent Ericsson survey. The report surveyed IT decision-makers across all major verticals, including healthcare, and found that 78 percent of respondents have...

Using Flash Array Automation for Improved Healthcare Workflows

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Tintri announced its latest toolkit with added capabilities to help organizations automate their flash array storage solutions for improved healthcare workflows. Tintri Automation Toolkit 3.1 includes over 100 commands along with a set of application...

Healthcare IoT Asset Tracking Leverages WiFi, Bluetooth

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Sierra Wireless released its BX Series WiFi and Bluetooth combo modules. The tool has built-in cloud services and security features meant to support environments that incorporate multiple devices, such as the healthcare IoT. The tool has WiFi...

GPUs Enhance IT Infrastructure for Healthcare Analytics

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Healthcare organizations are digitally transforming their IT infrastructure to support healthcare analytics, which requires more advanced processing power. Graphics processing units (GPUs) are becoming more popular as organizations search for...

Why Organizations Require WiFi Upgrades for Healthcare IoT

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Lorien Health Services needed an advanced WiFi network to increase connection reliability and support its healthcare IoT initiative. Lorien adopted Aruba Mobile First Network to increase WiFi speed and connect critical healthcare Internet of...

Smaller Scale Object Storage Solutions Cut Back Costs

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IBM announced new capabilities for its on-premise customers to manage compliance data with object storage. The new features make the cloud object storage system more accessible. The IBM Cloud Object Storage System is targeted at regulated industries...

Wireless Broadband Improvements Key to Rural Telehealth

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ExteNet Systems announced its plans to deploy a CBRS Part 96 ready LTE fixed wireless network with internet service provider Paladin Wireless to provide high-speed wireless internet to enterprise customers across northern Georgia. These improvements...

Healthcare Virtual Reality Potential Grows for Therapy, Surgery

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Interest in healthcare virtual reality (VR) continues to spread as new VR services continue to be introduced to health IT infrastructure, according to a recent ABI Research report. The report predicted that healthcare VR will generate $8.9 million...

Open Source Health IT App Development Cuts Back Costs

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Organizations across all major verticals, including healthcare, are using an open source platform to develop and deploy cloud-native applications and cut back on health IT app development costs, according to a recent survey. Cloud Foundry assessed...

Gartner Names Top Health IT Infrastructure Technology Trends

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Garner released its latest commentary on the top strategic technology trends, many of which are emerging in health IT infrastructure. “Gartner defines a strategic technology trend as one with substantial disruptive potential that is beginning...

Dell EMC Helps HIT Infrastructure Handle Digital Transformation

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Dell EMC announced the expansion of its Open Networking initiative with new HIT infrastructure solutions and services to help organizations manage increasing network demands as they continue their digital transformations. The majority of enterprise...

2018 EHNAC Accreditation Impacts Secure Data Exchange

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The non-profit standards development organization, Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) announced the new versions of program criteria for its 18 accreditation programs impacting secure data exchange. Healthcare organizations...

Interest in Healthcare Blockchain Increases for Interoperability

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Organizations are increasingly aware of healthcare blockchain and are actively looking into deploying the technology, according to a recent Black Book Survey. Researchers polled 88 healthcare payers and 276 providers, technology executives,...

How Kubernetes 1.8 Can Improve HIT Security and Workload Support

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Kubernetes 1.8 highlights the open source platform’s security and workload support. Kubernetes 1.8 is the third release this year and enhances and refines upon 1.7. The new option is currently available on GitHub. CoreOS Technical Program...

Virtual Reality In Healthcare Assists Surgery, Medical Education

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Virtual reality in healthcare is developing as new applications are developed to cater to the healthcare industry, according to a recent report from Kalorama Information. “In its earlier manifestation, virtual reality was hardly equipped...

Open Source Tools Provide Control Over HIT Multi-Cloud Environments

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Mirantis announced the release of its latest cloud platform for HIT multi-cloud management across Amazon Web Services (AWS), OpenStack, and bare-metal. Mirantis Cloud Platform (MCP) enables multi-cloud self-service Kubernetes clusters through...

HIT Infrastructure Consolidation Increases Efficiently, Security

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NIST released a new draft version of its Risk Management Framework for Information Systems and Organizations outlining how healthcare organizations can most effectively structure their HIT infrastructure. The draft guidance presents organizations...

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