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Health IT Outsourcing Grows for Hardware, Software, and Staff

August 14, 2018 - Healthcare organizations going through digital transformations are often challenged when deciding how to handle IT staff. More organizations are considering health IT outsourcing for staff, hardware, and software during this rapid growth period, so that scaling down when projects end is less of a financial burden. The healthcare IT outsourcing market is expected reach $73 billion...


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Using Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in a Healthcare Setting

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Managing user environments in a healthcare setting is challenging for healthcare IT professionals. Implementing and managing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) in healthcare can help organizations have better control over user endpoint...

Using Virtual Machines to Advance Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As organizations continue through their digital transformations, more are embracing virtual machines (VMs) to support their health IT infrastructure. Virtual machines support the growth and flexibility of the cloud and also allow...

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...

Kubernetes-as-a-Service Supports Less Complex Container Management

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations going through digital transformations are leveraging containers to enhance their HIT infrastructure as a way to manage applications. The potential introduction of Kubernetes-as-a-Service can help ease container...

Healthcare Virtual Reality Enhances Clinician, Patient Satisfaction

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are considering new technology as innovative IT infrastructure tools make themselves available. Healthcare virtual reality (VR) is no exception and as its medical uses grow, more providers are considering it as...

Healthcare Virtual Mobile Infrastructure Boosts Security, Control

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are looking to virtualization to consolidate resources and streamline device management. While virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is becoming more common, healthcare virtual mobile infrastructure (VMI) may have a place in...

Healthcare Applications to Benefit from OCI Container Standard

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The Open Container Initiative (OCI) announced its Distribution Specification project to standardize container image distribution based on the specification for the Docker Registry HTTO API V2 protocol. Containers are a key part of ensuring...

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...

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...

Using All-Flash Deployments for Health IT Infrastructure in 2018

by Bill Kleyman

I’m really excited to touch on this topic. Not just because we’ve been doing all sorts of converged infrastructure and all-flash deployments, but because of the massive benefits we’ve seen impacting various types of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Benefits Remote Healthcare

by Bill Kleyman

One of my favorite parts of the job is seeing how new technologies are impacting peoples’ lives. This is very much evident when you’re working with healthcare. Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) is one key way that the...

Utilizing Healthcare App Containers for Application Management

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are demanding more applications as they increase mobility and add flexibility to their IT infrastructure. Healthcare app containers are emerging as a key way to manage and deploy applications as scale. Although...

Interoperability, Virtualization Vital to HIT Infrastructure Growth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare industry has seen significant growth in HIT infrastructure technology far beyond the initial implementation of EHRs. As technology evolves entities are digitizing their tools to provide improved workflow and better patient...

3 HIT Infrastructure Tips for Success in Healthcare VDI Resurgence

by Bill Kleyman

I get the chance to work with healthcare organizations around the entire country. This includes major hospital chains, smaller clinics, and specialized healthcare like orthopedics. Over the course of the last five years or so, the use of...

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