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Healthcare Cloud Security Relies on Infrastructure Visibility

April 17, 2018 - Organizations have gone through different periods of trust with the healthcare cloud as the technology becomes a staple in health IT infrastructure. Providers were initially hesitant with cloud adoption. How could the cloud, especially the public cloud be HIPAA compliant if data was being stored in a third-party facility? HIPAA compliant cloud options have been made available over the past...


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Advanced Health IT Infrastructure Tools Reduce Cost

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Health IT infrastructure is increasingly vital as more aspects of patient care depend on the support of IT infrastructure tools. The pressure of value-based care adds to the importance of investing in IT infrastructure technology to reduce overall...

Budget, Cost, Regulations Dictate HIT Infrastructure Upgrades

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Keeping up with advanced technology and evolving user expectations while remaining conscious of budget restraints and ROI is one of the biggest challenges facing HIT infrastructure administrators. Not all healthcare organizations function the...

How an Aging Population Will Revolutionize IoT and Edge Solutions

by Bill Kleyman

We’ve been hearing a lot about IoT and edge solutions. We’ve even discussed it here, where edge can really help with things like telemedicine and evolving a distributed healthcare ecosystem. That being said, it’s important to...

Healthcare Mobile Content Management Supports Device Security

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

New mobile devices are constantly being introduced into health IT infrastructure systems and organizations are responsible for making sure devices are totally protected. Mobile content management (MCM) in healthcare is one mobile device security...

Enterprise Resource Planning Aids HIT Infrastructure Tools

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a necessary tool for healthcare organizations to better manage business processes by collecting data from business tools and applications. Organizations need to consider how ERP fits into their health IT...

Preparing Health IT Infrastructure for Artificial Intelligence

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been working itself into health IT infrastructure as organizations need more advanced technology to handle the growing amount of healthcare data. As AI becomes more of a reality, organizations have to realistically...

Healthcare Multicloud Supports Unique Cloud Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Most healthcare organizations have at least one cloud environment supporting one or more of their IT infrastructure tools or storing data. Entities are not restricted to one cloud service model or vendor, which is why healthcare multicloud is...

Value-Based Care Dictates HIT Infrastructure Advancement

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations face many IT infrastructure challenges as they seek out advanced solutions that will accommodate current and future infrastructure needs. Analytics, wearables, and blockchain are several of the tools organizations are...

Cloud, On-Premises Hyperconvergence Supports HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations must find ways to consolidate IT systems to get the most out of their infrastructure hardware while also cutting back costs. This can be difficult as HIT infrastructure continues to evolve. Hyperconvergence is one method...

Machine Learning Supports Data Science Platforms for Analytics

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Applying data science and machine learning to health IT infrastructure has been gaining traction in the healthcare industry. Organizations want to make the data collected by connected medical and Internet of Things (IoT) devices actionable. ...

Benefits of Using Patches to Protect Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Patches and updates are a necessary part of health IT infrastructure to ensure that all systems are functioning at their highest capacity and security gaps are closed. Healthcare organizations that do not patch their systems regularly can run...

The Future of Edge Healthcare Services and HIT Infrastructure

by Bill Kleyman

If I were to pick the most fun projects to work on, healthcare edge would be in my top three. The biggest reason this gets me so excited is that we’re bringing amazing services to remote locations. And we’re accomplishing this with...

Cloud, Internet of Things, Top HIMSS18 HIT Infrastructure Topics

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

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....

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