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Healthcare Middleware Bridges New and Legacy HIT Solutions

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Provider organizations tend to hang on to legacy IT infrastructure longer than other business verticals because of budget and compliance restrictions. Healthcare middleware is a vital piece of HIT infrastructure that can help bridge the...

Identifying Health IT Infrastructure Requirements for Telehealth

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As healthcare organizations continue to utilize telehealth programs, it’s more important than ever to make sure that all health IT infrastructure requirements for telehealth are met. Organizations that do not properly support their...

What Potential is in Healthcare Intent-Based Networking, Automation?

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Organizations are constantly looking for ways to fortify network security. Healthcare intent-based networking (IBN) can help give organizations a more dynamic approach to network security as more devices are added to the health IT...

NIH Encourages Broadband Improvements for Rural Healthcare

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Using innovative HIT infrastructure tools to give patients better access to care options, including broadband improvements for telehealth, can help improve the quality of care for cancer patients in rural areas, according to a National...

Staff Experience, Standards Impact Healthcare Blockchain Adoption

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Healthcare blockchain is creating a lot of industry buzz and several solutions have been released this year. Blockchain development and implementation are quickly gaining momentum, but the technology may not be a standard part of health IT...

Computer Assisted Coding Systems Help Orgs Handle Increasing Data

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Healthcare organizations are constantly producing and collecting medical data to help treat patients more effectively, and are also using the data for analytics purposes such as population health. Organizations need a computer assisted...

Hospital Information Systems Help Organize Tools and Data

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Healthcare organizations are constantly adding solutions to their IT infrastructure to keep up with the latest technology developments. Adding more solutions to HIT infrastructure makes it hard to keep track of each tool and the...

AHA Stresses Importance of Broadband Access for Telehealth

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Recent funding cuts for the Rural Health Care (RHC) program could restrict broadband access for rural patients, which is needed for telehealth programs, the American Hospital Association (AHA) explained in an open letter to FCC Secretary...

Using Healthcare AI, Machine Learning for HIT Infrastructure

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The engine that is healthcare is getting some pretty cool upgrades. We know that there are technical innovations happening within the healthcare world, especially with HIT infrastructure, and we also know that there is a lot more data...

Successful Network Connectivity Critical for Patient Safety

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Implementing advanced health IT tools is not an easy task. While many of these tools offer organizations more efficient and beneficial ways to treat patients and address workflow, the tools need to be implemented thoughtfully and correctly...

Hyperledger Adds New Health IT Members to Blockchain Project

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Hyperledger announced the newest members of its open source blockchain project, including two health IT companies, Ehave and CareiQ. Healthcare blockchain hopes to solve interoperability and data exchange issues. Ehave uses data to help...

Healthcare APIs Put Patients in Control of Their Data

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The introduction of blockchain into health IT infrastructure has sparked the concept of giving patients more control of their own data. Organizations need to consider healthcare application programming interfaces (APIs) to begin thinking...

Healthcare Blockchain Improves EHRs, Business Process Management

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As healthcare blockchain continues to grow, more vendors are releasing tools featuring the technology. Most recently, Alternate Healthcare and Appian with Luxoft have released blockchain tools for the healthcare industry. Alternate Health...

Hyperledger Bug Bounty Increases Healthcare Blockchain Security

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Hyperledger announced the release of Hyperledger Bug Bounty as a part of its expanding blockchain security process. Several organizations use Hyperledger as a framework for their healthcare blockchain solutions and improving security could...

Healthcare Blockchain Improves to Handle Genome Data

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Healthcare blockchain is still in its infancy and many vendors and organizations are working on proof of concept (POC) projects to prove that the technology has a place in health IT infrastructure. Currently, healthcare blockchain is...

Advanced Health IT Infrastructure Tools Reduce Cost

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Health IT infrastructure is increasingly vital as more aspects of patient care depend on the support of IT infrastructure tools. The pressure of value-based care adds to the importance of investing in IT infrastructure technology to reduce...

Applying Healthcare Blockchain to HIT Infrastructure

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As healthcare blockchain becomes more of a reality in the healthcare industry, organizations considering adopting the technology in the coming years need to consider how blockchain will impact their HIT infrastructure. Understanding how...

Site Surveys Ensure Reliable, Secure Healthcare Wireless Networks

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Organizations often struggle with obtaining a stable and secure healthcare wireless network. More connected medical devices and Internet of Things (IoT) devices are constantly being added to the network, which can create slow and dropped...

Budget, Cost, Regulations Dictate HIT Infrastructure Upgrades

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Keeping up with advanced technology and evolving user expectations while remaining conscious of budget restraints and ROI is one of the biggest challenges facing HIT infrastructure administrators. Not all healthcare organizations function...

Using Healthcare Blockchain to Solve Provider Data Issues

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Healthcare blockchain is expanding as more organizations make moves to implement the technology. Entities are looking toward blockchain to track provider information and reduce administrative costs. Humana, MultiPlan, Quest Diagnostics,...

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