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Healthcare Wireless Networks Support Health IT Initiatives

August 11, 2017 - Organizations rely heavily on healthcare wireless networks to support the workflow and patient care resulting from advanced health IT infrastructure. The healthcare sector is suffering because of the constant support required from the government for IT infrastructure spending, increase service costs, and the deterioration of services, according to a recent report released by the Practel Group....


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Healthcare Cloud Addresses Specific HIT Infrastructure Needs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are digitizing their HIT infrastructures and most are looking to the healthcare cloud to improve their flexibility and scalability in the face of more advanced technology. Forrester Research recently released its latest Wave report...

Actifio Tools Help Organizations Deduplicate Migrated Data

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Actifio and Tier4 Advisors announced their partnership to bring Actifio’s enterprise data-as-a-service (EDaaS) to Tier4 clients, including healthcare organizations. Actifio’s tools assist organizations leveraging the cloud using virtualization...

Organizations Seek Automation for Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

Cloud Deployments Require Data Center Networking Adjustment

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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....

Healthcare Informatics Encourage Advanced HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

Virtualization of HIT Infrastructure Supports Value-Based Care

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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....

Healthcare Cloud Budgets Grow as HIT Infrastructure Need Rises

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

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...

AWS Greengrass Expands Healthcare Cloud, IoT Capabilities

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

Overcoming Healthcare Hybrid Cloud Storage Challenges

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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,...

Microsoft Azure Supports Cognizant Healthcare Cloud Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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,...

Healthcare IoT Requires Specific Architecture for Success

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) is emerging and organizations are faced with building and deploying IoT-ready infrastructure environments. Entities need to decide on the components that make up their IoT solutions and understand the different...

Peak 10 Expands DRaas Service Lengthening Recovery History

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Peak 10 announced upgrades to its disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) Recovery Cloud with a new failback expansion feature called Extended Journaling. The new feature allows organizations to expand testing capabilities and recover data to...

Virtustream Announces HIPAA Compliant Healthcare Cloud Service

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Virtustream announced the release of the Virtustream Healthcare Cloud at Dell EMC World Las Vegas. The Dell Technologies business’ new service provides healthcare organizations with mission critical platforms and applications on Virtustream...

Cloudify Launches Open vCPE Virtual Network Functions Framework

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cloudify announced the launch of a new open virtual customer premises equipment (vCPE) to provide organizations and vendors with a framework to build custom vCPE to configure and on-board new virtual network functions (VNFs) quickly and at a...

Edge Computing Uses IoT Devices for Fast Health IT Analytics

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are rapidly adopting analytics solutions as part of their HIT infrastructures to offer better patient care. As the number of analytics solutions and internet of things (IoT) devices introduced into healthcare networks...

DRaaS Critical to Recovering HIT Infrastructure Downtime

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As health IT infrastructure datacenters collect more information from mobile and connected medical devices, organizations are faced with making sure all the data is backed up in the event of a system failure. According to a recent report conducted...

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