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Using Firewalls to Prevent Health Data Security Risks

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Outside attacks pose healthcare data security risks as organizations continue to digitize their IT infrastructures. The advanced technology being deployed needs to be protected, which is why network firewalls need to adapt to current and future...

Value-Based Care Depends on Developed Mobile Strategy

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Healthcare organizations are gaining mobility as they continue to embrace advanced IT infrastructure technology. However, many entities still struggle with mobile strategy and how to best manage and use mobile technology in the face of value-based...

Organizations Seek Automation for Health IT Infrastructure

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Healthcare organizations are digitizing their health IT infrastructure and many are looking to automate data processes to free up clinicians’ time. IBM and Automation Anywhere announced their collaboration to provide organizations with...

IBM Bare Metal Servers Support Healthcare Analytics

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IBM announced the availability of its bare metal servers on the IBM cloud, powered by Intel Xeon Scalable processors to support healthcare analytics. Healthcare organizations are currently demanding more space for data collected by Internet of...

Utilizing Cloud-Native VDI Offerings in HIT Infrastructure

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Workspot announced its participation in the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance (ECA) Partner Program, which will support Workspot’s healthcare virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) solutions built on Azure....

Hyperledger Releases First Blockchain Framework Standard

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Hyperledger announced the availability of Hyperledger Fabric 1.0 blockchain framework. The open source framework is hosted by The Linux Foundation to be used in developing blockchain solutions and applications across all major industries, including...

Avoiding the Top 3 Clinical Data Migration Mistakes

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Healthcare organizations are faced with the challenge of clinical data migration, which is a rigorous and often underestimated undertaking, especially when it comes to the cloud. The consequences of migrating clinical data incorrectly are vast...

Cloud Deployments Require Data Center Networking Adjustment

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Healthcare data centers are experiencing changes as digitized IT infrastructure calls for flexible and agile data center networking solutions. Traditionally, organizations use a scalable LAN to connect all the equipment in their data center....

Trend Micro Adds Mobile Security, Device Monitoring Tools

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Trend Micro joined VMware’s Mobile Security Alliance by integrating its Mobile Security for Enterprise solution with AirWatch and VMware Workspace ONE to enhance device monitoring and mobile security. The partnership aims to make it easier...

Considerations for Connected Medical Device Networks

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Connected medical devices are becoming a more vital part of health IT infrastructure as more Internet of Things (IoT) devices are introduced into healthcare networks. Today, most medical devices are required to have networking capabilities. Healthcare...

mHealth Growth Depends on Rural Broadband Access

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Healthcare organizations are building up their health IT infrastructures to support increased interests in mHealth growth for remote care and patient monitoring. Increased mHealth programs also calls for better broadband access for patients....

Utilizing App Refactoring for Healthcare Mobile Apps

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Organizations are making the move to mobile and introducing more healthcare mobile apps to their health IT infrastructure. The number of apps used is increasing as more mobile devices are relied upon for critical tasks. Many organizations already...

Noninvasive Healthcare Tools Support Value-Based Care

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HeartFlow and GE Healthcare announced their collaboration in increasing the availability of HeartFlow FFRct to assist clinicians in diagnosing patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), using noninvasive healthcare tools. HeartFlow FFRct uses...

Healthcare Blockchain Set to Digitally Transform Health IT

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Healthcare blockchain is gaining interest as organizations seek alternative ways to protect and share clinical data. Blockchain has piqued the interest of many organizations seeking a better way to efficiently store and share data. A recent Frost...

Healthcare Internet of Things Seeks Advanced 5G Wireless

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Healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) devices are gaining popularity, which calls for a better way to connect the devices to the network using fifth generation cellular (5G) wireless technology. The increasing number of devices connecting to the...

Healthcare Informatics Encourage Advanced HIT Infrastructure

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AMIA launched a new public education plan earlier this month to emphasize the importance of healthcare informatics and the need for HIT infrastructure to support it. The program aims to address the growing demand for knowledge in healthcare as...

Healthcare Cloud IT Infrastructure Grows as Data Demands Rise

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Healthcare cloud IT infrastructure is growing as organizations digitize their infrastructure and migrate tools and data to the cloud. A recent IDC research report found that cloud IT infrastructure grew significantly in the first part of 2017...

BCM, Disaster Recovery Give Visibility During Data Breaches

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Business continuity management (BCM) and disaster recovery are two tools that work together to detect data breaches and ensure workflows remain uninterrupted. According to the Business Continuity Institute, BCM is the “holistic management...

Medical Device Communication Standard Aids Interoperability

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The IEEE announced the availability of its 11073-20702 —Health informatics: Point-of-Care Medical Device Communication—Standard for Medical Devices Communication Profile for Web Services. The IEEE also announced its approval of two...

Healthcare Data Migration Benefits from Cloud Tools

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Every organization will undergo major and minor healthcare data migrations as clinical data needs to be moved to more advanced and scalable storage solutions. Understanding the data so the migration is done correctly the first time is the biggest...

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