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Why Organizations Require WiFi Upgrades for Healthcare IoT

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Lorien Health Services needed an advanced WiFi network to increase connection reliability and support its healthcare IoT initiative. Lorien adopted Aruba Mobile First Network to increase WiFi speed and connect critical healthcare Internet of...

Wireless Broadband Improvements Key to Rural Telehealth

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ExteNet Systems announced its plans to deploy a CBRS Part 96 ready LTE fixed wireless network with internet service provider Paladin Wireless to provide high-speed wireless internet to enterprise customers across northern Georgia. These improvements...

Healthcare Virtual Reality Potential Grows for Therapy, Surgery

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Interest in healthcare virtual reality (VR) continues to spread as new VR services continue to be introduced to health IT infrastructure, according to a recent ABI Research report. The report predicted that healthcare VR will generate $8.9 million...

Dell EMC Helps HIT Infrastructure Handle Digital Transformation

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Dell EMC announced the expansion of its Open Networking initiative with new HIT infrastructure solutions and services to help organizations manage increasing network demands as they continue their digital transformations. The majority of enterprise...

Interest in Healthcare Blockchain Increases for Interoperability

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Organizations are increasingly aware of healthcare blockchain and are actively looking into deploying the technology, according to a recent Black Book Survey. Researchers polled 88 healthcare payers and 276 providers, technology executives,...

Virtual Reality In Healthcare Assists Surgery, Medical Education

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Virtual reality in healthcare is developing as new applications are developed to cater to the healthcare industry, according to a recent report from Kalorama Information. “In its earlier manifestation, virtual reality was hardly equipped...

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...

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