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Gartner EMM Report Highlights Mobile Security Advancements

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With evolving healthcare mobile devices, organizations must consider an enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution that can adapt to the rate of device advancement and address mobile security concerns. Gartner’s latest Magic Quadrant for...

Cybersecurity Task Force Urges IT Infrastructure Improvements

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The Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force recently released a report detailing how healthcare organizations can address the growing threat of cyber-attacks to health IT infrastructure. The report discusses the development of the Task...

Cloud-Based HIT Disaster Recovery Prevents Data Loss, Downtime

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Healthcare organizations are still hesitant to migrate to cloud-based HIT infrastructure systems because of security concerns stemming from storing PHI in an off-premises location. The recent WannaCry ransomware attack reiterates that fear, which...

AWS Greengrass Expands Healthcare Cloud, IoT Capabilities

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Amazon Web Services announced the availability of AWS Greengrass to all of its cloud customers, including those using the healthcare cloud. AWS Greengrass is a software that allows organizations to securely run local compute, messaging, data...

Advanced Health IT Infrastructure Supports Value-Based Care

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There are many strategies organizations can use in the realm of revenue cycle management. However, healthcare organizations are looking to their health IT infrastructures to further fulfill value-based care incentives. Entities are interested...

Cloud-Based Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Growing in Health IT

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Workspot announced the availability of its virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. The cloud-native VDI solution deploys Windows 10 virtual desktops, Windows apps, and GPU workstations on Azure....

Overcoming Healthcare Hybrid Cloud Storage Challenges

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Hybrid cloud storage environments are a reality for healthcare organizations seeking to digitize their health IT infrastructure. However, many entities are challenged when deciding which workloads and applications are best suited for the cloud,...

Aruba Launches Integrated WLAN Asset Tracking Solution

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Aruba Networks announced the release of its location-based, fully integrated WLAN asset tracking solution to assist healthcare organizations in lowering operational costs caused by misplaced equipment. The solution is integrated into the Aruba...

Study Finds Significant Lack of Medical Device Security

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Sixty-seven percent of medical device manufacturers and 56 percent of healthcare organizations believe that an attack on medical devices built or used by their organizations will happen within the next year, according to a recent Synopsys and...

Virtual Workspaces Enhance SCL Health’s HIT Infrastructure

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SCL Health announced its deployment of Citrix Workspace Suite to transform the SCL Health HIT infrastructure across all of its locations as it moves to a value-based care model. The healthcare organization is adopting virtualization technology...

Healthcare Mobility Device Diversity Key Challenge

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Spok Holdings released the second part of its annual healthcare mobility survey, determining that organizations need their health IT infrastructure to support a variety of mobile devices. The survey polled over 300 U.S. healthcare professionals...

AMIA Stresses Broadband Access is Social Determinant of Health

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The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) released a letter urging the FCC to categorize broadband access among the social determinants of health as they continue to develop policies and programs in the future. AMIA agrees with what...

IBM DBaaS Toolkit Supports Open Source Cloud Databases

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IBM announced the release of its new Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) toolkit, Open Platform for DBaaS on IBM Power Systems. The toolkit is for open source databases to provide developers and IT departments with more speed and control over their...

Using SD-WAN Management in HIT Infrastructure Networks

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Hughes Network Systems announced the release of its public-sector software defined wide area network (SD-WAN) to assist multi-site organizations manage their HIT infrastructure networks. The new SD-WAN solution is cloud ready, has higher network...

Cybernet Releases New Healthcare Mobile Workstation PC

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Cybernet Manufacturing announced the release of its latest healthcare mobile workstation, powered by three hot-swap batteries. The CyberMed NB24 is a lightweight 24” computer clinicians can easily carry or push around on a non-powered cart....

Microsoft Azure Supports Cognizant Healthcare Cloud Solution

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Cognizant announced the release of its TriZetto Healthcare Cloud Solution for healthcare payers, powered by Microsoft Azure. TriZetto Healthcare Cloud Solution is a compliant managed service platform aimed at providing increased operational efficiency,...

PrismTech Connects Edge IoT Devices, Data Sources with Apps

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PrismTech announced the release of its new framework enabling interoperability among endpoint devices and edge Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Vortex Edge Connect provides organizations with a scalable framework, connecting data sources and...

Hyperledger Adds First Health IT Member to Blockchain Research

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Hyperledger announced the first health IT company to join its collaborative blockchain project. Change Healthcare joined as a Premier Member and will work with other Hyperledger project members to help develop healthcare blockchain technology....

NIST Guide Focuses on Healthcare Wireless Network Security

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Clearwater Compliance announced its partnership with NIST and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) to help organizations improve healthcare wireless network security. The partnership focuses on securing wireless infusion pumps....

Practical Applications of Augmented Reality in Healthcare

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Augmented reality (AR) has intriguing implications in healthcare, but practical applications of the technology are still lagging behind, leading healthcare organizations to put it on the backburner. AR presents the user with a mixed reality by...

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