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How Developers Can Improve Healthcare Application Security

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The healthcare security breaches can be devastating to the industry. Healthcare application security is a particularly growing concern as entities continue to add apps to their health IT infrastructures. Medical identity theft is also expected...

Virtualization of HIT Infrastructure Supports Value-Based Care

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CipherHealth announced its deployment of IBM Power Systems to support its HIT infrastructure, running it more efficiently through reducing costs and rate of patient readmission. CipherHealth needed to upgrade its health IT infrastructure to cut...

Red Hat Announces Health IT Infrastructure Improvements

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Red Hat announced that Molecular Health deployed Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA to support its new precision medicine analytics platform, Molecular Health GuideTM (MH Guide), helping the tool be better integrated into health IT infrastructure....

Hyper-Converged VDI Modernizes Health IT Infrastructure

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Workspot announced that it now offers a hyper-converged VDI solution in collaboration with Nutanix. The new hyper-converged virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) offering gives users a cloud-native, multi-tenant solution that can be deployed much...

HIT infrastructure Advancements Challenged by Internal Support

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Healthcare organizations are eager to implement HIT infrastructure advancements, but are often unable to adopt the technology as quickly as they would like. This often happens because current infrastructure does not support it or organizations...

How Epic Healthy Planet Promotes Healthcare Interoperability

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Orange Care Group’s independent Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Independent Physician Association announced their plans to adopt Epic’s Healthy Planet program to promote healthcare interoperability. The collaboration features...

Care Coordination Key for Interoperability, Patient Care

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The Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI) and Integra Community Care Network announced their new service Care Management Alerts and Dashboards. The health IT infrastructure care coordination technology aims to proactively coordinate care to support...

APIs, Modern Infrastructure Fuel Health IT Interoperability

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Healthcare organizations are making efforts to digitize their IT infrastructures but often struggle to maintain health IT interoperability among digital healthcare systems. The continued difficulty for seamless interoperability has driven the...

Health IT infrastructure Gaps Create Patient Safety Risk

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Healthcare organizations are faced with roadblocks when it comes to accurately retrieving complete patient data. Many of these obstacles can be traced back to an organization’s health IT infrastructure, interoperability, and how successfully...

PatientPing, WellStar Collaborate on Care Coordination

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PatientPing announced its partnership with Georgia-based WellStar Health System to provide care coordination to one of the largest health systems in Georgia. The collaboration aims to increase communication among WellStar’s 11 hospitals,...

Healthcare Cloud Budgets Grow as HIT Infrastructure Need Rises

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Organizations plan to increase healthcare cloud spending over the next several years as highly scalable health IT infrastructure continues to be in demand. A recent survey conducted by Clutch polled nearly 300 IT professionals across all major...

Healthcare SIEM Uses Real-Time Data for Network Security

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Healthcare security information and event management (SIEM) allows organizations to analyze security data in real-time to detect cyberattacks the moment they occur providing more advanced network security. The HIPAA omnibus rule was updated last...

Why EHR Interoperability Requires Health IT Infrastructure

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Healthcare organizations are still challenged by EHR interoperability, and are seeking health IT infrastructure tools to ensure data is accurately, efficiently, and securely shared. Eagle Physicians and Associates and Cone Health announced the...

Healthcare PCs Reduce Secure Login Times, Improve Patient Care

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Healthcare organizations continue to digitize their health IT infrastructure, which calls for more advanced tools for clinicians that reduce secure login times. HP Senior Director of Worldwide Healthcare Reid Oakes told HITInfastructure.com why...

Internet of Medical Things Improves Health IT Infrastructure

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The healthcare industry stands to gain a significant amount of advancements by continuing to add Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) devices to their health IT infrastructure. IoMT devices can lead to more accurate diagnoses at the point of care...

Microsoft Vulnerabilities May Still Impact Health IT Security

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The Healthcare Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (HCCIC) released a statement warning healthcare organizations about further Microsoft vulnerabilities related to how WannaCry spread late last month, potentially impacting health...

How All-Flash Arrays Can Benefit Health IT Infrastructure

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As healthcare organizations continue to prepare for health IT infrastructure digitization, all-flash arrays (AFAs) are becoming more relevant as a primary storage platform because they can host a variety of mixed workloads. A recent IDC report...

Healthcare Virtual Desktop Deployments On the Rise

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Healthcare virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is steadily rising in popularity because of its centralized management and cost reduction. The interest in VDI has grown significantly in the past several years. According to a report by Login VSI,...

Pure Storage Upgrades Flash Array for Healthcare Analytics

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Pure Storage announced upgrades to its FlashBlade product line, including the release of its all-flash S3 object store upgrade, which is aimed at big data and advanced healthcare analytics. The company aims to help accelerate traditionally slow...

Pros and Cons of On-Premises, Cloud Hosted Healthcare Apps

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Healthcare cloud computing becomes more popular each day but no entity currently has a fully cloud-based health IT infrastructure. Organizations must migrate applications to the cloud, choose which apps will perform better on-premise, and decide...

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