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IoT Growth Sparks Healthcare Device Management, Visibility Solutions

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The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow and healthcare organizations are looking for solutions to manage the network connections, protocols, and data associated with the variety of IoT devices present in many health IT infrastructures....

NCI Adds Lightbeam Population Health to HIT Infrastructure

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The North Country Initiative (NCI) healthcare partnership has added Lightbeam Health Solutions to its health IT infrastructure to provide the Lightbeam population health platform to 150 physicians in 30 practices over six hospitals and several...

Mobile Health Market Dominated 2016 Health IT VC Funding

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Mobile health came out on top as the most invested in health IT solution in 2016, and the industry saw general growth of mobile health IT initiatives. The Mercom Capital Group released its annual funding and mergers and acquisition activity report...

VA Digital Health Platform to Improve EHR Interoperability

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The Department of Veterans Affairs Digital Health Platform (DHP), a cloud-based technology, will equip providers with real-time access to patient health data from VA, military, and commercial electronic health records (EHRs), applications,...

Two CA Networks to Form Largest Health Information Exchange

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The California Integrated Data Exchange (Cal INDEX) and Inland Empire Health Information Exchange (IEHIE) announced midweek plans to combine their networks and become the largest health information exchange in the United States. The newly created...

IoT Enhances Healthcare Enterprise Resource Planning

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to significantly impact the enterprise resource planning (ERP) market as smart devices continue to connect people, processes, and data. According to a recent Research and Markets report, IoT is anticipated...

Vendors Set to Test 5G NR Wireless Network Technology

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Qualcomm, Ericsson, and AT&T announced plans to collaborate and conduct interoperability testing and over-the-air field trials based on the expected 5G New Radio (NR) specifications underdevelopment by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project...

Visibility, Control Key for Healthcare Wireless Networks

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As a result of a growing reliance on wireless networks to support mobility and connected medical devices, healthcare organizations are facing many challenges bringing their legacy networks up to speed to support the influx of connected devices,...

Health IT Infrastructure Sees Growth in Cognitive Computing

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As healthcare organizations explore the future of big data analytics, cognitive computing presents a viable addition to health IT infrastructure to assist organizations in processing the structured and unstructured data collected from medical...

Seacoast Health Implements New Medical Device Integration Solution

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Southcoast Health has improved their health IT infrastrastructure by deploying Excel Medical’s BedComm platform to facilitate medical device data integration between the organization’s operating anesthesia monitors to its Epic electronic...

Artificial Intelligence Adds Pressure to Health IT Networks

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most talked about healthcare technologies of the past year, and is poised to play a significant role in the future of healthcare to improve patient care and meet value-based care initiatives. The healthcare...

Value of Carequality-CommonWell Interoperability Agreement

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The health data exchange agreement between The Sequoia Project’s Carequality and vendor-driven CommonWell Health Alliance warrants a second look, according to the President & CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative. In a guest...

Top 5 Health IT Infrastructure Trends Heading into 2017

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Cloud migration, staffing challenges, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) are among the top healthcare technology trends outlined in Black Book’s Q4 healthcare C-suite poll.  According to the survey, recent and possible policy changes...

More Health Orgs Using Surescripts Health Data Exchange Service

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In a crucial step toward nationwide interoperability, eight leading healthcare organizations went live with Surescripts National Record Locator Service (NRLS) as of this week. According to a recent press release, “thousands of healthcare...

Health IT Infrastructure Needs to Support Future of Telemedicine

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All signs indicate that the role of telemedicine in care delivery is set for tremendous growth over the next decade Two recent reports from Research and Markets anticipate an expansion of the telemedicine and remote patient monitoring device...

Added Technology Expands Telemedicine at Children’s Mercy

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As hospitals build more advanced health IT infrastructures to support more advanced technology, healthcare organizations are seeking better ways to use the technology to improve patient care. Children’s Mercy hospital in Kansas City, Missouri,...

Growth of Medical IoT Devices Prompts Wi-Fi AP Upgrades

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The latest projections foresee an eight-percent growth in the the wireless access point (AP) market by 2020, according to a Research and Markets report. Wireless APs are necessary for the success of wearable medical devices because they require...

IoT, Cloud Migration Among Top 2016 Health IT Trends

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Health IT infrastructure technology underwent an evolution in 2016 as organizations moved toward digital environments and more is expected in the year to come. Value-based care had a significant impact on IT decision-makers over the past year...

Value-Based Care Revives Interest in Healthcare ERPs

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Healthcare organizations have shown a renewed interest in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems as value-based care initiatives become a priority for C-level executives. According to a survey conducted by Black Book Market Research, the...

MCH Odessa Deploys Gigabit Wireless Network for Future IoT

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Medical Center Health (MCH) Odessa, has deployed an Aruba gigabit wireless network with ClearPass to serve their 400+ bed regional medical center to improve network efficiency and prepare for Internet of Things initiatives. MCH Odessa includes...

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