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How All-Flash Arrays Can Benefit Health IT Infrastructure

June 15, 2017 - 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 stated that the AFA market has evolved significantly over the past several years as organizations seek storage solutions that can accommodate mixed...


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Pure Storage Upgrades Flash Array for Healthcare Analytics

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

Data Science Orgs Form GPU Initiative for Data Analytics

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Continuum Analytics, H2O.ai, and MapD Technologies announced the formation of the GPU Open Analytics Initiative (GOAI) to establish common data frameworks to support data analytics. The collaboration will also use graphics processing...

Cloudera Releases Open Sourced, Machine Learning Platform

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cloudera announced the general availability of the Cloudera Data Science Workbench platform for self-service data analytics using open source technologies and machine learning. The platform operates directly in the web browser with Python, R,...

Mobile Wireless, Data Analytics Among Top Funded Health IT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Health IT and digital health had strong VC funding in the first quarter of 2017 with $1.6 billion. The first full quarter under the new administration was the second highest quarter ever for the digital health sector, according to the latest...

Key Health IT Infrastructure Requirements for IBM Watson

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are faced with repositories of unstructured data, waiting to be used for valuable clinical insights. However, many organizations lack the health IT infrastructure tools needed to take advantage of that data. Tools such...

Cisco, SAS Leverage Edge Computing for Clinical IoT Data

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cisco and SAS announced their release of the Cisco SAS Edge-to-Enterprise IoT Analytics Platform to help manage health IT analytics by organizing clinical data collected by Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The solution is an edge-to-enterprise...

Advanced Visualization Critical to Health IT Data Analytics

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Advanced visualization tools are expected to become a larger part of health IT infrastructure over the next several years as organizations seek better ways to view data collected by big data analytics solutions. A recent Markets and Markets report...

Analytics Used to Examine Cutting HIT Infrastructure Costs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

In recent years, the healthcare industry has seen a series of incentive programs to assist organizations in cutting back on costs while improving patient care. Many organizations are using analytics to examine patient data for better care and...

BI Artificial Intelligence Supports Health IT Analytics

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The business intelligence (BI) and analytics market is expected to change rapidly over the next several years due to vendors building more intelligent IT infrastructure solutions. According to Gartner’s latest BI and analytics magic quadrant...

Improved Patient Care Focus in Google, Tableau Collaboration

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine (CCPM) announced that it is using Tableau Software and Google Cloud Platform to analyze patient data and improve patient care. The healthcare organization is using Tableau’s software to develop...

IBM Machine Learning Uses Healthcare Private Cloud

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

IBM announced IBM Machine Learning, a cognitive platform using large data repositories to create and deploy high volume analytic models in the healthcare private cloud. The new release aims to assist organizations in developing and testing analytic...

Big Data Analytics Solutions Significant to Health IT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Big data analytics is becoming more and more prominent in healthcare as organizations are looking to analytics for assistance in population health, precision medicine, and value-based care. The global big data market is expected to reach $81...

Orion Health Enters New Precision Medicine Agreement

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Orion Health has announced its latest agreement with Saint Francis Healthcare Partners (SFHCP) to deploy its Amadeus precision medicine platform. SFHCP has a network of over 1,000 independent healthcare providers and will be implementing Amadeus...

IBM Watson Artificial Intelligence Improves Cancer Treatment

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

IBM announced that Jupiter Medical Center will adopt IBM Watson for Oncology. The non-profit 327 bed regional medical center will implement artificial intelligence with IBM Watson trained by Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York in its health...

Artificial Intelligence Uses EHRs as Smart Analytics Tools

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to grow in health IT infrastructure, vendors are finding ways to develop AI solutions to improve patient care using the data collected by connected medical devices. CloudMedX CEO Tashfeen Suleman developed...

How Machine Learning Can Improve Healthcare Cybersecurity

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Machine learning in healthcare cybersecurity is expected to increase spending on big data, intelligence, and analytics, according to a report by ABI Research. Cyber threats are a constant concern for enterprises and are expected to cause over...

Pure Storage Releases FlashBlade for Clinical Data Storage

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Pure Storage announced the general availability of its FlashBlade solid-state array storage appliance, shipping in 8.8TB and 52TB capacities, to assist with clinical data storage. FlashBlade was originally announced in March 2016 and has been...

CenturyLink, Cloudera Release Big Data-as-a-Service Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

CenturyLink and Cloudera announced their collaborative release of a new managed service combining CenturyLink’s data and advanced analytics, network, and cloud application services with Cloudera’s Apache Hadoop-based data management...

Health IT Infrastructure Sees Growth in Cognitive Computing

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As healthcare organizations explore the future of big data analytics, cognitive computing presents a viable addition to health IT infrastructure to assist organizations in processing the structured and unstructured data collected from medical...

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