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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...

Medical Wearable Devices Strain Health IT Infrastructure

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The number of medical wearable devices is expected to grow as more healthcare organization networks adapt to the Internet of Things, according to a recent report. A recent report conducted by Markets and Markets projected the global medical wearable...

Guest Networks, IoT Deployments Challenge Health Networks

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The constant use of healthcare wireless networks by clinicians, IoT devices, and patients making large-scale network deployment a complicated process.  Large-scale wireless deployments are difficult to manage and maintain. Hospitals and...

Experts Name Intelligent Enterprise Top Health IT Trend

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Intelligent Enterprise emerged as the top technology trend of the decade according to Zebra Technologies and their recent research partnership with the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard (TECH).  Zebra and TECH gathered 40...

Allegheny Health Network Selects New Medical Imaging Solution

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Allegheny Health Network (AHN) has selected M*Modal Fluency for Imaging as their multi-facility radiology reporting and workflow management solution, the company announced midweek. AHN, part of Highmark Health, sought better quality reports and...

3 Health Information Exchanges Make Health IT Investments

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November proved to be a busy month for a handful of health information exchanges looking to add to their health data exchange capabilities. In the Midwest, Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) contracted with openAirWare...

Growth of Medical IoT Devices Supports Healthcare Analytics

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Medical wearable devices are carving out their place in healthcare as several reports recognize the continued growth of the internet of things in healthcare. Research and Markets anticipates high growth for the wearable medical device market...

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...

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