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Cellular Antennas Assist Asset Tracking, Healthcare Monitoring

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Taoglas announced the release of its ultra-wideband (UWB) antennas designed to assist organizations with asset tracking and healthcare monitoring. The UWB antennas are built to serve applications that require high-performance indoor localization...

Interoperability Stressed in Recent FDA Medical Device Guidance

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The FDA released a final guidance for smart and secure interactions among medical devices, emphasizing the importance of incorporating interoperability among devices in the design stage. “FDA intends to promote the development and availability...

Successful PACS Vendors Support Customers, Embrace Advancements

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Healthcare organizations are reassessing their picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) as newer vendors begin to stand out and expand. PACS vendors embracing provider demands may be more successful in the future as health IT infrastructure...

Broadband Supports Healthcare IoT Remote Connectivity, Volume

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Healthcare IoT is growing rapidly, but new innovations and advancements may lower the number of IoT devices deployed, according to a recent report. A Mobile Experts report predicted a much lower adoption rate of healthcare IoT devices. The research...

AI, Data Driven Computing Essential to Health IT Infrastructure

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VMworld 2017 brought together technology vendors and users to announce the latest tools and to share innovations meant to strengthen health IT infrastructure. Through the three day event, several themes remained consistent as tech leaders explained...

Pivotal, Google Cloud at Center of Recent VMware Collaboration

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LAS VEGAS -- VMworld 2017 day two started with VMware announcing its collaboration with Pivotal and Google Cloud on the Pivotal Container Service (PKS). PKS allows enterprises and service providers to deliver Kubernetes on VMware vSphere and...

VMWorld 2017 Highlights Collaboration for Innovation

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LAS VEGAS — VMworld 2017 kicked off with a keynote address from VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger that touched on several major themes working through the health IT infrastructure industry. Major points included the expectation end users have as...

VMware, Amazon Launch Collaboration of VMware Cloud on AWS

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LAS VEGAS — VMware kicked off VMworld 2017 by announcing its strategic alliance with Amazon Web Services (AWS), bringing VMware Cloud to AWS. The initial partnership announced last October is currently available in the AWS US West Oregon...

Intermountain Uses Open Source to Improve HIT Infrastructure

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Red Hat announced that Intermountain Healthcare is now using Red Hat solutions to migrate its proprietary legacy platforms to open source platforms to improve and modernize its HIT infrastructure. Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare...

Android Oreo Improves Enterprise Mobility Management, Security

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Android announced the availability of its latest operating system Android 8.0 Oreo which includes new enterprise mobility management, application programming interface (API), and security features. Work profile on work managed devices is one...

Open Source Collaboration Key to Healthcare Blockchain Adoption

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Interest in healthcare blockchain continues to grow as organizations realize the potential data sharing advantages. Blockchain is not currently used in healthcare, but open source projects, such as Hyperledger, are working to develop blockchain...

All-Flash Arrays Support Data Intensive Healthcare Applications

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AccelStor announced the release of its software-defined all-flash array (AFA) NeoSapphire H710 to support data center applications such as cloud computing, data integration, and artificial intelligence. AccelStor NeoSapphire H710 can be deployed...

Microsoft, Red Hat Improve Container Adoption for Healthcare

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Red Hat and Microsoft announced an expansion of their partnership intending to ease and improve container adoption for healthcare. The expansion includes native support for Windows Server containers on Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated...

Gigabit Healthcare Network Speeds Support HIT Infrastructure

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Comcast announced the expansion of its DOCSIS 3.1-based internet service to the North Eastern and Mid-Atlantic US, bringing gigabit internet speeds to healthcare networks along with other enterprise grade verticals. The new Business Internet...

PACS and VNAs Improve Healthcare Imaging Strategies

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Fujifilm announced the new partnerships for its enterprise imaging picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) Synapse 5, adding seven providers to their portfolio of clients to improve their healthcare imaging strategies. The healthcare...

Improving Broadband Technology Supports Healthcare IoT

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Improved broadband technology can help support healthcare IoT growth as more organizations are utilizing connected devices to help improve patient care. A recent update in broadband technology could potentially affect the healthcare industry...

Asset Tracking Solutions Save Providers Time and Money

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Right Way Medical announced the release of its web-based asset tracking application for infusion pumps. The app meets the needs of long-term care and tracks location, disposition, and billing calculation. The app also tracks the movement of the...

How No-Code App Development Platforms Aid Healthcare Industry

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Quick Base announced its successful completion of a Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 examination and achieved HIPAA compliance via an independent audit. The organization’s no-code app development platform can now be used by healthcare...

Lack of Design Phase Involvement Threatens Medical IoT Security

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A recent Deloitte poll identified that legacy and fielded medical Internet of Things (IoT) devices challenge provider connected device ecosystems, indicating that medical IoT security continues to test healthcare organizations. Thirty-six percent...

Why Open Source Software Fits Health IT Infrastructure

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Health IT infrastructure is advancing quickly and organizations must keep up with the most up-to-date technology innovations while still trying to save money. Open source software is gaining popularity in the healthcare space because it naturally...

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