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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...

Digitizing Health IT Infrastructure Promotes Value-Based Care

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Organizations are digitizing their health IT infrastructures as new technologies are developed and advanced technology becomes more tied to value-based care. A recent Frost & Sullivan report pointed out that while there have been health IT...

Asset Tracking Significant to IoMT Availability, Security

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As healthcare organizations continue to adopt Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) devices, their many uses become more apparent. Connecting medical devices to the network not only allows them to transmit clinical data, but it also gives organizations...

How SD-WAN Simplifies Healthcare Network Infrastructure

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Software-defined wide area networks (SD-WAN) are growing in healthcare because of their potential for centralized management and better software, simplifying healthcare network infrastructure. The technology’s potential has inspired vendors...

How Red Hat’s Linux Update Affects HIT Infrastructure, Security

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Red Hat announced the availability of its latest version of its Linux platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4. The updated platform simplifies complex IT tasks, and supports physical servers, virtual machines, and public and private cloud deployments...

Bluetooth Mesh Networking Could Improve Healthcare IoT

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Bluetooth recently announced its support of Bluetooth mesh networking, which supports large-scale Internet of Things (IoT) deployments and building automation. Bluetooth mesh networking uses the low-power radio technology to connect enabled devices...

Advancing SD-WAN Fuels Latest Riverbed, Xirrus AP Release

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Riverbed announced the release of a new Xirrus Wi-Fi access point (AP) that utilizes SD-WAN and supports intelligent management and edge computing devices. The Riverbed Xirrus Wave 2 AP operates on the 802.11ac standard and was built to support...

Legacy Data Management Slows Real-Time Analytics Adoption

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Healthcare organizations that are trying to make better use of data through real-time analytics are struggling with data management as legacy methods are not robust enough to support more advanced data processing. A recent study conducted by...

Dropbox Supports Healthcare Data Exchange and Collaboration

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The adoption of Dropbox as a healthcare data exchange tool for content sharing and collaboration is on the rise in healthcare. Dropbox is a cloud-based, file-hosting service that makes a user’s files available on all devices by adding them...

Hybrid SD-WAN Enhances Healthcare Network Management

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CenturyLink announced the release of its managed hybrid software-defined networking in the WAN (SD-WAN) solutions that will allow organizations to manage traffic flow across the broadband network as well as private MPLS networks. SD-WAN significantly...

EHR Interoperability Transformations Affect HIT Infrastructure

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Surescripts announced the addition of 14 new health systems to its National Record Locator Service (NRLS), which aims to enhance EHR interoperability among disparate healthcare systems. The new health systems include Allegheny Health Network...

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