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IBM Watson Expands Consulting Support to Internet of Things

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IBM Watson has just announced the release of its free IBM Watson IoT Consulting Solutions practice to assist their clients across all industries to embrace the Internet of Things. The IBM Watson IoT Consulting Solutions practice will employ a...

Open APIs, Use Cases Driving Interoperability at Allscripts

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More recently the national conversation about healthcare interoperability has shifted away from the means of enabling health data exchange to the motivations behind needing to share information. “If we’re not solving a real business...

Future of Population Health Hinges on True Interoperability

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Proponents of value-based care recognize the importance of analyzing data from multiple sources in order to effect positive patient outcomes. However, bringing that data together is easier said than done. Panelists at Xtelligent Media’s...

Value-Based Care Needs Purposeful Health IT Interoperability

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Health IT interoperability is a key ingredient for achieving success in value-based care, but it is also one that healthcare organizations may fail to comprehend fully. During the opening panel of Xtelligent Media’s Value-Based Care Summit,...

Accountable Care Implementation Driving Health IT Market

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The accountable care solutions market is growing and expected to reach $18.86 billion by 2021 as a result of the continued push for value-based care.  The accountable care market includes healthcare analytics, EHRs, population health, claims...

Increased Cloud Demands Call for Health IT WAN Evolution

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Wide area networks (WAN) connect clinicians and other medical professionals to their organization’s data center to retrieve documents and records needed to perform their jobs. As technology continues to advance in the healthcare industry,...

New Technologies Require Solid Health IT Infrastructure

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The healthcare IT solutions market is projected to reach $228.79 billion by 2020 and lead to significant changes to the industry’s IT infrastructure.  Research firm MarketsandMarkets estimates that the global health IT market including...

Why the Difference Between MDM, EMM Matters in Health IT

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Medical professionals continue to use mobile devices in clinical settings, so choosing the correct mobility management solution is more important than ever.  While the terms mobile device management (MDM) and enterprise mobility management...

IT Infrastructure Skill Shortage a Challenge for IT Leaders

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As IT infrastructure continues to grow, the demand for qualified and experienced IT staff continues to be a major challenge for CIOs.  That’s another major takeaway from a recent Harvey Nash survey of more than 3,000 CIOs and IT professionals...

Epic Names VMware RDS Hosted Applications a Target Platform

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VMware announced their RDS hosted applications are included in the Epic 2015 Target Platform list. Epic’s Target Platform List assists healthcare organizations in selecting validated architectures and platforms for the delivery of electronic...

NETSCOUT to Support HL7 Health IT Standards with nGeniusONE

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NETSCOUT announced their support of HL7 health IT standards in an effort to provide health data interoperability between different health IT systems. Its nGeniusONE Service Assurance platform now provides proactive monitoring and troubleshooting...

WiGig Solutions to Expand Bandwidth of Healthcare Networks

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The increased generation of electronic data and the steady proliferation of connected medical and IoT devices put pressure on health IT wireless networks. Wireless networking vendors are working to make wireless gigabit (or WiGig) available to...

Health IT Connected Medical Device Market on the Rise

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High levels of provider EHR adoption and an increasing need for integration and connectivity tools in expanding healthcare organizations are driving rapid growth in the medical device connectivity market. A recent report released by Markets and...

NAC Denies Unauthorized Devices Access To Health IT Network

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Healthcare organizations allowing mobile devices to access IT infrastructure need to manage which devices are granted rights to their network. Network access control (NAC) protects the network by passing devices through security clearance protocols...

Certified Health IT Infrastructure Requirements of MACRA Rule

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The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced the publishing of a final rule to implement provisions of to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), introducing a new program called the Quality Payment Program....

Is Health IT Infrastructure Ready for the Internet of Things?

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As the internet of things (IoT) grows so does the importance of a healthcare organization’s infrastructure to support increased connected devices of various kinds.  Gartner predicts that by 2018, 6 billion connected things will be...

Making Innovation Work For EHR Integration, Interoperability

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Improving healthcare interoperability will require innovators to move providers beyond their dissatisfaction with early EHR and health IT systems and adopt integrative technologies capable of improving care coordination, delivery, and cost. According...

Mobile VPN Adoption Continues in Health IT Infrastructure

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The adoption of mobile virtual private networks as part of health IT infrastructure is expected to grow in the coming years in order to support remote access to secure files and safeguard against continued threats from hackers, according...

54% of Orgs See Health IT Infrastructure as Top Mobility Test

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Fifty-four percent of healthcare organizations named health IT infrastructure as their top challenge when deploying employee mobile device usage, according to a recent survey released by Spok Holdings. Fifty-eight percent of healthcare organizations...

How WLAN Vendor Acquisition and Collaboration Affects Clients

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Wireless networks are a significant piece of health IT infrastructure responsible for security and connectivity. It’s important to be informed of any WLAN vendor changes to be sure HIPAA requirements are still being met. This month, Extreme...

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