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Organizations Choose EDIS Integration Over Usability

October 18, 2017 - KLAS released its latest report evaluating emergency department information systems (EDIS) integration and usability and rating the top vendors against each other. KLAS focused on the importance of efficiency and how emergency clinicians are able to access the tools they need. The success of an EDIS system depends on how well it’s designed and how efficiently it can be navigated. The...


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New Hyperledger Project Fuels Healthcare Blockchain Development

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Hyperledger announced its latest project, Hyperledger Quilt, offering another potential framework for organizations to develop their healthcare blockchain solution. Quilt is an implementation of the Interledger protocol (ILP), which makes transactions...

AMA Collaboration to Develop a Standard Data Framework

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The American Medical Association announced the creation of the Integrated Health Model Initiative (IHMI) platform, bringing healthcare providers and technology vendors together to establish a standard data framework. The platform aims to improve...

Organizations Prepare Their Health IT Infrastructure for 5G

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Organizations are preparing their health IT infrastructures for 5G, according to a recent Ericsson survey. The report surveyed IT decision-makers across all major verticals, including healthcare, and found that 78 percent of respondents have...

Healthcare IoT Asset Tracking Leverages WiFi, Bluetooth

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Sierra Wireless released its BX Series WiFi and Bluetooth combo modules. The tool has built-in cloud services and security features meant to support environments that incorporate multiple devices, such as the healthcare IoT. The tool has WiFi...

GPUs Enhance IT Infrastructure for Healthcare Analytics

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Healthcare organizations are digitally transforming their IT infrastructure to support healthcare analytics, which requires more advanced processing power. Graphics processing units (GPUs) are becoming more popular as organizations search for...

Why Organizations Require WiFi Upgrades for Healthcare IoT

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Lorien Health Services needed an advanced WiFi network to increase connection reliability and support its healthcare IoT initiative. Lorien adopted Aruba Mobile First Network to increase WiFi speed and connect critical healthcare Internet of...

Wireless Broadband Improvements Key to Rural Telehealth

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ExteNet Systems announced its plans to deploy a CBRS Part 96 ready LTE fixed wireless network with internet service provider Paladin Wireless to provide high-speed wireless internet to enterprise customers across northern Georgia. These improvements...

Healthcare Virtual Reality Potential Grows for Therapy, Surgery

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Interest in healthcare virtual reality (VR) continues to spread as new VR services continue to be introduced to health IT infrastructure, according to a recent ABI Research report. The report predicted that healthcare VR will generate $8.9 million...

Dell EMC Helps HIT Infrastructure Handle Digital Transformation

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Dell EMC announced the expansion of its Open Networking initiative with new HIT infrastructure solutions and services to help organizations manage increasing network demands as they continue their digital transformations. The majority of enterprise...

Interest in Healthcare Blockchain Increases for Interoperability

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Organizations are increasingly aware of healthcare blockchain and are actively looking into deploying the technology, according to a recent Black Book Survey. Researchers polled 88 healthcare payers and 276 providers, technology executives,...

Virtual Reality In Healthcare Assists Surgery, Medical Education

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Virtual reality in healthcare is developing as new applications are developed to cater to the healthcare industry, according to a recent report from Kalorama Information. “In its earlier manifestation, virtual reality was hardly equipped...

Healthcare AI, IoT Require Legacy Data Integration, Edge Computing

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MapR Technologies and C3 IoT announced their partnership to bring an end-to-end solution for healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The partnership will address the demand of enterprise architecture...

Lack of EHR Interoperability Standards Challenges Health IT

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A lack of standardization and control over file sharing continues to make EHR interoperability a significant challenge for healthcare organizations, according to Nebraska Medicine Vice President of IT Brian Lancaster. “As an industry, it's...

Change Healthcare Releases Healthcare Blockchain Solution

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Change Healthcare announced the launch of its healthcare blockchain solution to help payers and providers increase their revenue cycle efficiency. The tool will support blockchain transactions by the end of this year. Change Healthcare released...

Cloud Adoption Hindered by Legacy Network Architecture

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Healthcare organizations are in the midst of a digital transformation as legacy systems are replaced with new cloud-based infrastructure. However, the transition is not smooth and many organizations are facing issues stemming from legacy network...

Overcoming EHR Implementation Issues for Better HIT Infrastructure

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Healthcare organizations are still in the midst of adjusting to new EHR implementation, and many entities are concerned that they aren’t seeing enough of an ROI from their EHR system. A recent survey conducted by Health Catalyst surveys...

Successful Network Management Requires Visibility, Automation

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Healthcare organizations are introducing more devices and solutions into their health IT infrastructure architecture, which makes network management, visibility, and automation more important than ever. Extreme Networks announced the release...

Cloud, Mobile Strategies Critical to HIT Infrastructure Growth

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Organizations are faced with advancing their HIT infrastructures as more advanced technology proves its worth in increasing workflow, security, and patient care. However, IT decision-makers are challenged by how to tackle pieces of their IT infrastructure...

Top Healthcare IoT Concerns Include Interoperability, Security

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Organizations are adding more healthcare IoT devices to their health IT infrastructure as the need for tracking, communication, and mobility continues to increase. A recent report released by Verizon states that healthcare organizations are leveraging...

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