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Healthcare Wireless Network Coverage, Capacity Top Challenge

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Healthcare organizations deploying wireless networks are often concerned about planning for capacity and coverage, especially with the number of mobile devices and connected medical devices present in modern hospitals. Aruba Networks Product...

Artificial Intelligence Uses EHRs as Smart Analytics Tools

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As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to grow in health IT infrastructure, vendors are finding ways to develop AI solutions to improve patient care using the data collected by connected medical devices. CloudMedX CEO Tashfeen Suleman developed...

Solid HIT Infrastructure Supports Population Health Management

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The population health management market is expected to grow significantly over the coming years, driving the demand for organizations to build up their HIT infrastructure with more advanced data analytics tools. A recent Grand View Research report...

HIT Infrastructure Focus in Philips, Health System Partnership

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Bon Secours Charity Health System (BSCHS), a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), announced a potentially $180 million partnership with Philips for access to HIT infrastructure solutions to improve population health...

Healthcare Orgs Over Spending on Unified Endpoint Management

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Osterman Research and Unify Square released the results of a joint survey highlighting the demand to improve enterprise endpoint management and control. The survey found that three quarters of respondents do not have software or services in their...

PatientPing Brings Care Coordination to New Jersey Healthcare

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PatientPing announced its new partnership with Hackensack Meridian Health in New Jersey in an effort to provide patients with coordinated care. PatientPing hopes to bring full data sharing and interoperability across all of Hackensack Meridian...

Royal Philips, Banner Health Focus on Telehealth Solutions

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Royal Philips and Banner Health announced a 15 year partnership demonstrating how telehealth solutions support connected health initiatives to manage patients with chronic conditions. The organizations will leverage Philips’ population...

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...

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