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Care Coordination Key for Interoperability, Patient Care

June 23, 2017 - The Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI) and Integra Community Care Network announced their new service Care Management Alerts and Dashboards. The health IT infrastructure care coordination technology aims to proactively coordinate care to support 140,000 patients and promote interoperability. The technology platform uses near real-time data about patients who are admitted and subsequently...


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APIs, Modern Infrastructure Fuel Health IT Interoperability

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Healthcare organizations are making efforts to digitize their IT infrastructures but often struggle to maintain health IT interoperability among digital healthcare systems. The continued difficulty for seamless interoperability has driven the...

Health IT infrastructure Gaps Create Patient Safety Risk

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Healthcare organizations are faced with roadblocks when it comes to accurately retrieving complete patient data. Many of these obstacles can be traced back to an organization’s health IT infrastructure, interoperability, and how successfully...

PatientPing, WellStar Collaborate on Care Coordination

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PatientPing announced its partnership with Georgia-based WellStar Health System to provide care coordination to one of the largest health systems in Georgia. The collaboration aims to increase communication among WellStar’s 11 hospitals,...

Why EHR Interoperability Requires Health IT Infrastructure

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Healthcare organizations are still challenged by EHR interoperability, and are seeking health IT infrastructure tools to ensure data is accurately, efficiently, and securely shared. Eagle Physicians and Associates and Cone Health announced the...

Healthcare PCs Reduce Secure Login Times, Improve Patient Care

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Healthcare organizations continue to digitize their health IT infrastructure, which calls for more advanced tools for clinicians that reduce secure login times. HP Senior Director of Worldwide Healthcare Reid Oakes told HITInfastructure.com why...

Internet of Medical Things Improves Health IT Infrastructure

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The healthcare industry stands to gain a significant amount of advancements by continuing to add Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) devices to their health IT infrastructure. IoMT devices can lead to more accurate diagnoses at the point of care...

Real-Time Data Sharing Supports Improved Patient Care

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Olympus Corporation of the Americas (OCA) and Image Steam Medical announced their joint virtual presence solution, MedPresence, which allows clinicians to virtually collaborate using real-time data sharing. The tool connects clinicians working...

Gartner EMM Report Highlights Mobile Security Advancements

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With evolving healthcare mobile devices, organizations must consider an enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution that can adapt to the rate of device advancement and address mobile security concerns. Gartner’s latest Magic Quadrant for...

Aruba Launches Integrated WLAN Asset Tracking Solution

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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...

Healthcare Mobility Device Diversity Key Challenge

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Spok Holdings released the second part of its annual healthcare mobility survey, determining that organizations need their health IT infrastructure to support a variety of mobile devices. The survey polled over 300 U.S. healthcare professionals...

AMIA Stresses Broadband Access is Social Determinant of Health

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The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) released a letter urging the FCC to categorize broadband access among the social determinants of health as they continue to develop policies and programs in the future. AMIA agrees with what...

Using SD-WAN Management in HIT Infrastructure Networks

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Hughes Network Systems announced the release of its public-sector software defined wide area network (SD-WAN) to assist multi-site organizations manage their HIT infrastructure networks. The new SD-WAN solution is cloud ready, has higher network...

Cybernet Releases New Healthcare Mobile Workstation PC

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Cybernet Manufacturing announced the release of its latest healthcare mobile workstation, powered by three hot-swap batteries. The CyberMed NB24 is a lightweight 24” computer clinicians can easily carry or push around on a non-powered cart....

Practical Applications of Augmented Reality in Healthcare

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Augmented reality (AR) has intriguing implications in healthcare, but practical applications of the technology are still lagging behind, leading healthcare organizations to put it on the backburner. AR presents the user with a mixed reality by...

Healthcare IoT Requires Specific Architecture for Success

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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