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Cloud, Internet of Things, Top HIMSS18 HIT Infrastructure Topics

February 19, 2018 - HIMSS18 is expected to touch on many key health IT infrastructure topics that organizations will see gaining traction over the next year. The annual conference is taking place in Las Vegas in a couple of weeks and will explore the increasing digitization of the healthcare industry. Organizations can review how best to prepare their infrastructures for the continued technology advancements....


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How IoT, Edge Computing Can Impact HIT Infrastructure in 2018

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Many healthcare organizations are going through digital transformations and are interested in what evolving advanced technology is working for other entities. The Internet of Things (IoT) and edge computing are just two areas that could have...

What Does Potential VMware, Dell Merger Mean for Healthcare Cloud?

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

VMware is poised to buy Dell in a reverse merger in response to the growing demand of cloud-based enterprise IT infrastructure. Dell and VMware both have their hands in healthcare IT, so what could this potential merger mean for health IT infrastructure...

Strategies for Improving On-Premises Healthcare Storage Solutions

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Making the most out of on-premises servers is one of the biggest challenges facing healthcare storage today. Organizations need to develop strategies and find tools and solutions to make sure server space is not being wasted. Servers are expensive...

Healthcare Wireless Network Optimization Key to Functionality

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare wireless networks re transforming as organizations continue to add solutions and tools to their health IT infrastructure. Large healthcare providers in particular face challenges when it comes to optimizing their wireless network among...

Monetization, Analytics Support Healthcare Mobile, IoT Devices

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Entities are in the midst of a digital transformation. As more healthcare mobile devices are introduced into IT infrastructure, organizations need to consider how they can collect and analyze data from these devices to improve patient care. Mobilizing...

How Virtualization Supports Healthcare Data Storage Needs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Entities need to consider how to best address future healthcare data storage needs as the amount of data collected by digital devices continues to grow exponentially. Organizations have several options including public and private cloud storage....

Smart Device Growth Strains Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The more devices organizations add to their health IT infrastructure, the more entities need the devices to have smart capabilities. Internet of Things (IoT) and other smart devices need some form of automation or cognitive computing, so IT staff...

2018 Likely to Determine Success of Blockchain in Healthcare

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

There was significant growth in blockchain in healthcare this year as the healthcare industry continues to seek out ways to end interoperability issues that have plagued the industry for years. Hyperledger released a blog post looking back on...

Health IT Infrastructure Automation Supports Tech Growth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

With 2018 rapidly approaching, organizations are looking to continue their digital transformation by investing in advanced digital tools to increase workflow, improve patient care, and reduce IT costs. These complex digital tools may call for...

Top 5 Health IT Infrastructure Trends to Watch in 2018

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

2018 is poised to be an exciting and innovative year for health IT infrastructure as organizations seek to digitally expand their environments to increase workflows and improve patient care. The major digital themes of 2017 will continue to grow...

Healthcare Public Cloud Answers Data Storage Demands

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are facing healthcare data storage shortages as the amount of electronic medical data increases and is used in patient care. The healthcare public cloud can be a viable option to cut back on costs and provide much needed scalability....

Healthcare Blockchain, Cloud, Virtualization Top 2017 Stories

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Health IT Infrastructure went through many transformations in 2017 from healthcare blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT), to artificial intelligence and machine learning. Healthcare organizations are looking to their infrastructure to help...

Edge Computing Essential for 2018 HIT Infrastructure

by Bill Kleyman

As the year winds down, one common theme has kept me busy in the healthcare world. Specifically, we’ve been working with a number of healthcare organizations to help them become more distributed with their IT capabilities. The goal isn’t...

Healthcare Software-Defined Networking Allows Cloud Utilization

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are implementing cloud-based, healthcare software-defined networking solutions to gain improved network flexibility and visibility. These solutions can also help entities better leverage the cloud for medical tools and applications....

Improving Cloud Health IT Infrastructure for Smart Hospitals

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Many organizations are enhancing their health IT infrastructure with the intention of becoming smart hospitals by embracing digital transformation. Smart hospitals rely on interconnected advanced technology and automation to improve patient care,...

What is the IoT Impact on Healthcare Data Storage, Analytics?

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are adding more Internet of Things (IoT) devices to their network, which strains their infrastructure. IoT devices are constantly collecting data, causing entities to rethink their healthcare data storage and how to make IoT data...

Orgs Control the Cloud with Healthcare Infrastructure-as-a-Service

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) is becoming more popular as organizations see the value in hosting and managing their own IT infrastructure tools and systems. IaaS includes hardware and software components, giving administrators...

Google Now Supports Medical Imaging in the Healthcare Cloud

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Medical imaging is one of the fastest growing data sources in healthcare. Organizations are looking to the healthcare cloud to give medical image storage environments flexibility as more images need to be stored and analyzed. Google recently...

AWS, Cerner Collaborate on Healthcare Cloud Tool

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Amazon is expanding its healthcare cloud by partnering with Cerner to help organizations make better use of the data collected by patients and clinicians using AWS. Amazon is looking to expand its cloud service into the healthcare sector which...

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