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Healthcare AI, IoT Require Legacy Data Integration, Edge Computing

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MapR Technologies and C3 IoT announced their partnership to bring an end-to-end solution for healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The partnership will address the demand of enterprise architecture...

Lack of EHR Interoperability Standards Challenges Health IT

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A lack of standardization and control over file sharing continues to make EHR interoperability a significant challenge for healthcare organizations, according to Nebraska Medicine Vice President of IT Brian Lancaster. “As an industry, it's...

Change Healthcare Releases Healthcare Blockchain Solution

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Change Healthcare announced the launch of its healthcare blockchain solution to help payers and providers increase their revenue cycle efficiency. The tool will support blockchain transactions by the end of this year. Change Healthcare released...

Cloud Adoption Hindered by Legacy Network Architecture

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Healthcare organizations are in the midst of a digital transformation as legacy systems are replaced with new cloud-based infrastructure. However, the transition is not smooth and many organizations are facing issues stemming from legacy network...

Overcoming EHR Implementation Issues for Better HIT Infrastructure

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Healthcare organizations are still in the midst of adjusting to new EHR implementation, and many entities are concerned that they aren’t seeing enough of an ROI from their EHR system. A recent survey conducted by Health Catalyst surveys...

Successful Network Management Requires Visibility, Automation

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Healthcare organizations are introducing more devices and solutions into their health IT infrastructure architecture, which makes network management, visibility, and automation more important than ever. Extreme Networks announced the release...

Cloud, Mobile Strategies Critical to HIT Infrastructure Growth

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Organizations are faced with advancing their HIT infrastructures as more advanced technology proves its worth in increasing workflow, security, and patient care. However, IT decision-makers are challenged by how to tackle pieces of their IT infrastructure...

Top Healthcare IoT Concerns Include Interoperability, Security

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Organizations are adding more healthcare IoT devices to their health IT infrastructure as the need for tracking, communication, and mobility continues to increase. A recent report released by Verizon states that healthcare organizations are leveraging...

Mobile Security Vendors Must Provide Usability, Flexibility

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Gartner recently released its Critical Capabilities for High-Security Mobility Management report, outlining the subset of enterprise mobility management (EMM) and highlighting the qualities healthcare organizations should look for in a mobile...

Why Blockchain May Not Be the Solution to EHR Interoperability

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Blockchain is causing a stir in healthcare as organizations look to the technology to solve the EHR interoperability and data security issues that have plagued the industry for many years. The potential for healthcare blockchain has been widely...

Cellular Antennas Assist Asset Tracking, Healthcare Monitoring

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Taoglas announced the release of its ultra-wideband (UWB) antennas designed to assist organizations with asset tracking and healthcare monitoring. The UWB antennas are built to serve applications that require high-performance indoor localization...

Broadband Supports Healthcare IoT Remote Connectivity, Volume

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Healthcare IoT is growing rapidly, but new innovations and advancements may lower the number of IoT devices deployed, according to a recent report. A Mobile Experts report predicted a much lower adoption rate of healthcare IoT devices. The research...

Open Source Collaboration Key to Healthcare Blockchain Adoption

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Interest in healthcare blockchain continues to grow as organizations realize the potential data sharing advantages. Blockchain is not currently used in healthcare, but open source projects, such as Hyperledger, are working to develop blockchain...

Gigabit Healthcare Network Speeds Support HIT Infrastructure

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Comcast announced the expansion of its DOCSIS 3.1-based internet service to the North Eastern and Mid-Atlantic US, bringing gigabit internet speeds to healthcare networks along with other enterprise grade verticals. The new Business Internet...

Improving Broadband Technology Supports Healthcare IoT

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Improved broadband technology can help support healthcare IoT growth as more organizations are utilizing connected devices to help improve patient care. A recent update in broadband technology could potentially affect the healthcare industry...

Asset Tracking Solutions Save Providers Time and Money

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Right Way Medical announced the release of its web-based asset tracking application for infusion pumps. The app meets the needs of long-term care and tracks location, disposition, and billing calculation. The app also tracks the movement of the...

Why Open Source Software Fits Health IT Infrastructure

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Health IT infrastructure is advancing quickly and organizations must keep up with the most up-to-date technology innovations while still trying to save money. Open source software is gaining popularity in the healthcare space because it naturally...

Healthcare Wireless Networks Support Health IT Initiatives

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Organizations rely heavily on healthcare wireless networks to support the workflow and patient care resulting from advanced health IT infrastructure. The healthcare sector is suffering because of the constant support required from the government...

Healthcare Blockchain Frameworks Emerge as Demand Rises

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Microsoft announced the release of its Coco Framework to reduce the complexity of operational and security needs present in many healthcare blockchain implementations. The framework aims to provide organizations with a steady guide on how to...

How Real-Time Alarm Management Improves Patient Care

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Panasonic announced its Panasonic Senior Care Facility Communications Solution, designed to reduce staff response times and increase efficiency by giving clinicians real-time alarm management tools. The solution aims to increase patient safety...

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