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Cloud-Based Healthcare Blockchain Improves Efficacy, Control

June 12, 2018 - As healthcare blockchain becomes an impending reality, organizations are looking to major vendors to see how blockchain adoption and implementation will be approached in health IT infrastructure. Major vendors like Microsoft are prepared to take on specific requirements healthcare organizations need to successfully implement blockchain in the coming years by taking advantage of cloud computing....


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Blockchain, Edge Decentralized Options for HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations that are building out their HIT infrastructure are facing challenges when it comes to communicating data using a centralized repository, or a centralized hub that all data needs to pass through. The volume of data and the number...

Data Demands Call for Increased Healthcare Storage Flexibility

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The constant increase of data pushes healthcare organizations to reassess their data storage needs. While cloud computing is the fastest way to get more scalability for the consistently increasing amount of data, on-premises healthcare storage...

How to Deploy, Manage Healthcare Multicloud Environments

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are experiencing a digital transformation and introducing new digital tools into their health IT infrastructure at a rapid pace. In order to manage the tools that are driving digital transformation, organizations need...

Overcoming the Top 3 Healthcare Edge Computing Challenges

by Bill Kleyman

I really hope you’re not sick of this word yet, because it’s not going anywhere. Edge computing is certainly here to stay as we see greater distribution of IT systems and more connected devices. At a very high level, edge allows us...

Healthcare Data Centers Call For Cloud, Virtualization

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As IT infrastructure technology evolves, organizations are looking to use more advanced tools for their healthcare data centers. A recent Research and Markets report predicted that the data center services market will grow at a CAGR of nearly...

Healthcare Open Source Projects Speed Up Technology Adoption

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are currently faced with an onslaught of advancing HIT infrastructure technology that needs to be developed to meet each organization’s unique needs. Healthcare open source projects are essential to developing and deploying...

Red Hat, Boston Children’s Collaborate on Open Source Image Sharing

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Red Hat announced its collaboration with Boston Children’s Hospital to provide a distributed user open source image sharing interface so clinicians and radiologists can share images in real-time anywhere around the world. The ChRIS Research...

Hospital Information Systems Help Organize Tools and Data

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are constantly adding solutions to their IT infrastructure to keep up with the latest technology developments. Adding more solutions to HIT infrastructure makes it hard to keep track of each tool and the information it...

Hyperledger Adds New Health IT Members to Blockchain Project

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Hyperledger announced the newest members of its open source blockchain project, including two health IT companies, Ehave and CareiQ. Healthcare blockchain hopes to solve interoperability and data exchange issues. Ehave uses data to help improve...

Healthcare Cloud Security Relies on Infrastructure Visibility

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

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...

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