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Planning Key for Strong Health IT Infrastructure Interoperability

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Improving data sharing between new and legacy systems is one of the top challenges facing current health IT infrastructure. Organizations need to focus on their system interoperability to successfully integrate new tools into their health IT...

What Are the Top Healthcare Blockchain Growing Pains?

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Healthcare blockchain is expected to gain even more interest over the next year as implementations of the technology become a reality. However, understanding the point of the technology and its important aspects is critical to successful deployment....

Health IT Infrastructure Obstacles Stall EHR Interoperability

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Organizations still struggle with health IT infrastructure interoperability challenges as the entities digitize EHRs and other tools to improve workflow and patient care. Entities are trying to determine the best way to adopt and deploy EHRs...

Cloud, Internet of Things, Top HIMSS18 HIT Infrastructure Topics

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HIMSS18 is expected to touch on many key health IT infrastructure topics that organizations will see gaining traction over the next year. The annual conference is taking place in Las Vegas in a couple of weeks and will explore the increasing...

Mobile Health Tool Adoption Supports Population Health

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Organizations are adopting more healthcare mobile health tools as those tools are developed to help patients be more involved in their own personal health. These mobile tools can help clinicians more accurately understand how a patient behaves...

Healthcare Network Management Key to Visibility, Control

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Organizations are adding more connected medical devices to their Wi-Fi networks, making it more difficult to manage and monitor traffic. Healthcare network management tools are needed to ensure that all connections are transmitting necessary...

Low-Frequency Aids Accurate Real-Time Asset Tracking in Healthcare

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Healthcare organizations are rapidly adopting networked tools and devices to help improve workflow. From real-time asset tracking to the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), these tools need a layered network that provides an accurate way for them...

Budget Restrictions Major Health IT Infrastructure Obstacle

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Organizations are preparing their IT infrastructures for increased spending on emerging advanced tools. These tools are data intensive and need robust and flexible health IT infrastructure to support heavier workloads. Data and analytics are...

HIMSS Advises Layered Approach to Healthcare Blockchain

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Healthcare blockchain is expected to grow in the coming year and organizations are challenged with integrating blockchain into their health IT infrastructure. The HIMSS Blockchain Workgroup released part two of its healthcare blockchain blog,...

Health IT Infrastructure Plays Increased Role in Mobile Strategy

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Health IT infrastructure will expand its support for healthcare mobility solutions as clinicians continue to embrace mobile strategies for treating patients. The healthcare industry is in the midst of a digital transformation. Organizations are...

Hyperledger Releases Sawtooth Healthcare Blockchain Standard

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Hyperledger announced the release of its second production-ready blockchain framework, Sawtooth 1.0. This new framework can further help the development of healthcare blockchain technology as blockchain continues to gain popularity. Sawtooth...

Why Integrating Telehealth Video Tools with EHRs Streamlines Care

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Telehealth adoption rates are growing and organizations continue to add technology to their telehealth programs. This increases the need for telehealth video tools that are HIPAA compliant and easy to use. Video conferencing is a large part of...

Health IT Infrastructure Supports Successful Telemedicine Programs

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Health IT infrastructure is significantly impacted by the growing popularity of telemedicine, with clinicians and patients able to take advantage of innovative tools. Organizations are deploying telemedicine programs to cut back on costs associated...

Crowdsourcing Aids Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Advancement

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Healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) is experiencing new advances and is quickly shaping the future of healthcare. Healthcare AI is also redefining how medical research is conducted and how patients are treated. AI’s healthcare advantages...

Low-Power Healthcare IoT Devices Support Asset Tracking

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Healthcare IoT devices are becoming more common as organizations seek to collect more information from tools and patients. However, entities can be challenged when it comes to making sure IoT devices are connecting correctly and that device battery...

Potential FCC Restrictions Challenge Telehealth Network Usability

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Earlier this week, President Trump signed two executive orders to expand access to broadband internet in rural America. Many patients in rural areas depend on broadband services to support their telehealth network usability , especially if they...

First Healthcare Blockchain Claims Management Solution Released

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Change Healthcare announced the general availability of its healthcare blockchain solution for claims management to deliver transparent claim lifecycles. The new healthcare blockchain release aims to introduce blockchain into the healthcare industry...

Telehealth Video Consults Affect Health IT Infrastructure

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Telehealth is a large concern for health IT infrastructure as organizations need to make sure their digital environment can support the tools needed for successful connections through the public internet. Using tools that can utilize different...

Healthcare Wireless Network Optimization Key to Functionality

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Healthcare wireless networks re transforming as organizations continue to add solutions and tools to their health IT infrastructure. Large healthcare providers in particular face challenges when it comes to optimizing their wireless network among...

Google, Microsoft, Apple Invest in Health Network Infrastructure

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The healthcare industry is in the midst of a digital transformation and the tech giants want in. As companies such as Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Amazon make strides in the healthcare industry, it’s more important than ever for healthcare...

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