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Cybersecurity Task Force Urges IT Infrastructure Improvements

June 12, 2017 - The Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force recently released a report detailing how healthcare organizations can address the growing threat of cyber-attacks to health IT infrastructure. The report discusses the development of the Task Force’s six imperatives, along with recommendations on how to increase healthcare cybersecurity. Report authors highlighted that cybersecurity threatens...


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Aruba Launches Integrated WLAN Asset Tracking Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Aruba Networks announced the release of its location-based, fully integrated WLAN asset tracking solution to assist healthcare organizations in lowering operational costs caused by misplaced equipment. The solution is integrated into the Aruba...

PrismTech Connects Edge IoT Devices, Data Sources with Apps

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

PrismTech announced the release of its new framework enabling interoperability among endpoint devices and edge Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Vortex Edge Connect provides organizations with a scalable framework, connecting data sources and...

NIST Guide Focuses on Healthcare Wireless Network Security

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Clearwater Compliance announced its partnership with NIST and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) to help organizations improve healthcare wireless network security. The partnership focuses on securing wireless infusion pumps....

Using Real-Time Analytics to Overcome Interoperability Issues

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are seeking real-time information by gaining a single, simplified view of patient data. However, organizations integrating disparate health data management systems can face interoperability issues and challenges with...

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...

Flexible Data Rate Demands Fuel ExtremeSwitching Platforms

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Extreme Networks announced the release of its Ethernet switching platforms supporting multi-rate high-performance enterprise switched networks. The company developed the ExtremeSwitching platforms in response to the constantly growing demand...

Remote Monitoring, Operations Drive Healthcare IoT Adoption

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations benefit by introducing more connectivity and remote monitoring using the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT adoption encourages better use of healthcare resources allowing clinicians to make more informed decisions and reduce...

Network Connectivity, Storage Challenge Healthcare IoT Push

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The growth in value of healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) analytics pressures organizations to examine their IT infrastructures and assess how they can support the influx of healthcare IoT data and device connections. The healthcare industry...

Successful Medical IoT Requires Cellular Connections

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare industry is rapidly adopting medical Internet of Things (IoT) devices to connect, but often runs into challenges when it comes to device design conflicting with the radio frequency (RF) signals. “The biggest challenge for...

Preparing Your Healthcare Organization for IoT Growth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare industry is experiencing Internet of Things (IoT) growth and the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 30 percent through 2022.  Organizations seek advanced technology to reduce healthcare costs and provide better patient...

Internet of Things Ecosystems Mature Through Partner Programs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Recent ABI Research found that partner programs and their member companies have Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystems with a high maturity grade. The increase in IoT maturity was largely impacted by partner programs that offered members access...

IoT, BYOD Prompt Healthcare Cloud Security Market Growth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare cloud security market is growing as organizations continue to embrace cloud-based IT infrastructure solutions. According to a recent Markets and Markets report, the cloud security market is expected to rise steadily through 2022....

Healthcare Wireless Network Upgrades Needed for the IoT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare wireless networks are the foundation of health IT infrastructure, supporting new and advanced infrastructure deployments. The increase in connected medical, Internet of Things (IoT), and mobile devices are pushing the WLAN market to...

Half of Orgs Unprepared for HIT Infrastructure Digitization

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Over half of healthcare and life sciences organizations are planning major health IT infrastructure changes in the near future, but a survey found that most are currently unprepared to begin the transformation. A recent TayganPoint Consulting...

Healthcare Blockchain Relies on Industry Standardization

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare blockchain is growing as organizations seek more secure ways to exchange information and conduct transactions with other entities. The enterprise blockchain market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 26 percent through 2025, according...

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...

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...

Healthcare Mobility Solutions Support mHealth, Digitization

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare mobility solutions market is expected to grow significantly, reaching up to $227 billion by 2025, according to a recent Research and Markets report. The report credits the growing healthcare mobility solutions market to the increasing...

IBM Watson Works to Standardize Clinical Terms for Analytics

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

IBM Watson Health announced that it will adopt SNOMED CT (clinical terms) for use in Watson Health solutions in an attempt to standardize Watson deployments for healthcare organizations worldwide. SNOMED CT is an international standard for clinical...

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