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Top 3 Ways to Succeed with Healthcare IoT, Mobile Device Strategies

August 20, 2018 - Healthcare organizations looking to enable more effective workflows and speedier access to data are searching for mobile device strategies that will allow them to harness the power of the Internet of Things (IoT).   Staying flexible and secure while managing mobile devices is a challenge, especially as rapid innovation puts pressure on providers to future-proof their...


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Dangers of Legacy Solutions to Health IT Infrastructure Systems

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Legacy systems can be a thorn in the side of health IT infrastructure professionals. Dated systems may still function but can be a huge liability when it comes to security and connectivity. The general attitude of health IT is “if...

Planning for Future Internet of Medical Things Growth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Patients and clinicians are interacting with digital devices more, which has led to the rise of the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT). These tools are advancing rapidly and are being used to treat patients more efficiently and...

Internet of Medical Things Devices Demand Dynamic Networks

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are relying on data more and more as digital tools prove to significantly help clinicians gain better insight into patient health. The data that Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) devices collect can also keep patients...

Walmart Patents Healthcare Blockchain, EHR for First Responders

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Walmart announced that it has been awarded a patent that will store customers EHRs on a healthcare blockchain that can be accessed via a wearable device. This patent is another example of large corporations seeing the value of medical...

Using Broadband, Wi-Fi for Healthcare Internet of Things

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) devices are becoming more prominent in the industry as many organizations see the value in tracking assets and monitoring patient health digitally. As more devices are added to the network,...

Examining HIT Infrastructure Critical to Advanced Technology Success

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The progression of advanced healthcare technology leaves organizations eager to adopt solutions and tools that will vastly improve clinician and patient experience. However, organizations can’t adopt these advanced and revolutionary...

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...

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...

Site Surveys Ensure Reliable, Secure Healthcare Wireless Networks

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations often struggle with obtaining a stable and secure healthcare wireless network. More connected medical devices and Internet of Things (IoT) devices are constantly being added to the network, which can create slow and dropped...

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...

Healthcare Network Management Brings Visibility, Control to Orgs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations expanding their IT infrastructure to include connected medical devices and tools need to focus on healthcare network management. This helps provides greater visibility and controls, and also ensures that all tools connect...

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...

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...

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...

Healthcare Network Management Key to Visibility, Control

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are adding more connected medical devices to their Wi-Fi networks, making it more difficult to manage and monitor traffic. Healthcare network management tools are needed to ensure that all connections are transmitting...

Low-Frequency Aids Accurate Real-Time Asset Tracking in Healthcare

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are rapidly adopting networked tools and devices to help improve workflow. From real-time asset tracking to the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), these tools need a layered network that provides an accurate way...

Budget Restrictions Major Health IT Infrastructure Obstacle

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are preparing their IT infrastructures for increased spending on emerging advanced tools. These tools are data intensive and need robust and flexible health IT infrastructure to support heavier workloads. Data and analytics...

Digital Transformation Strains Healthcare Network Security

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Digital transformation puts pressure on health IT infrastructure as organizations plan for assimilating new technology into their IT ecosystems. No matter which technology organizations choose to adopt, entities need to consider how these...

Low-Power Healthcare IoT Devices Support Asset Tracking

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare IoT devices are becoming more common as organizations seek to collect more information from tools and patients. However, entities can be challenged when it comes to making sure IoT devices are connecting correctly and that...

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