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Vendors Set to Test 5G NR Wireless Network Technology

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Qualcomm, Ericsson, and AT&T announced plans to collaborate and conduct interoperability testing and over-the-air field trials based on the expected 5G New Radio (NR) specifications underdevelopment by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project...

Visibility, Control Key for Healthcare Wireless Networks

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As a result of a growing reliance on wireless networks to support mobility and connected medical devices, healthcare organizations are facing many challenges bringing their legacy networks up to speed to support the influx of connected devices,...

Health IT Infrastructure Sees Growth in Cognitive Computing

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As healthcare organizations explore the future of big data analytics, cognitive computing presents a viable addition to health IT infrastructure to assist organizations in processing the structured and unstructured data collected from medical...

Seacoast Health Implements New Medical Device Integration Solution

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Southcoast Health has improved their health IT infrastrastructure by deploying Excel Medical’s BedComm platform to facilitate medical device data integration between the organization’s operating anesthesia monitors to its Epic electronic...

Artificial Intelligence Adds Pressure to Health IT Networks

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most talked about healthcare technologies of the past year, and is poised to play a significant role in the future of healthcare to improve patient care and meet value-based care initiatives. The healthcare...

Value of Carequality-CommonWell Interoperability Agreement

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The health data exchange agreement between The Sequoia Project’s Carequality and vendor-driven CommonWell Health Alliance warrants a second look, according to the President & CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative. In a guest...

Top 5 Health IT Infrastructure Trends Heading into 2017

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Cloud migration, staffing challenges, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) are among the top healthcare technology trends outlined in Black Book’s Q4 healthcare C-suite poll.  According to the survey, recent and possible policy changes...

More Health Orgs Using Surescripts Health Data Exchange Service

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In a crucial step toward nationwide interoperability, eight leading healthcare organizations went live with Surescripts National Record Locator Service (NRLS) as of this week. According to a recent press release, “thousands of healthcare...

Health IT Infrastructure Needs to Support Future of Telemedicine

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All signs indicate that the role of telemedicine in care delivery is set for tremendous growth over the next decade Two recent reports from Research and Markets anticipate an expansion of the telemedicine and remote patient monitoring device...

Added Technology Expands Telemedicine at Children’s Mercy

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As hospitals build more advanced health IT infrastructures to support more advanced technology, healthcare organizations are seeking better ways to use the technology to improve patient care. Children’s Mercy hospital in Kansas City, Missouri,...

Growth of Medical IoT Devices Prompts Wi-Fi AP Upgrades

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The latest projections foresee an eight-percent growth in the the wireless access point (AP) market by 2020, according to a Research and Markets report. Wireless APs are necessary for the success of wearable medical devices because they require...

IoT, Cloud Migration Among Top 2016 Health IT Trends

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Health IT infrastructure technology underwent an evolution in 2016 as organizations moved toward digital environments and more is expected in the year to come. Value-based care had a significant impact on IT decision-makers over the past year...

Value-Based Care Revives Interest in Healthcare ERPs

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Healthcare organizations have shown a renewed interest in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems as value-based care initiatives become a priority for C-level executives. According to a survey conducted by Black Book Market Research, the...

MCH Odessa Deploys Gigabit Wireless Network for Future IoT

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Medical Center Health (MCH) Odessa, has deployed an Aruba gigabit wireless network with ClearPass to serve their 400+ bed regional medical center to improve network efficiency and prepare for Internet of Things initiatives. MCH Odessa includes...

Medical Wearable Devices Strain Health IT Infrastructure

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The number of medical wearable devices is expected to grow as more healthcare organization networks adapt to the Internet of Things, according to a recent report. A recent report conducted by Markets and Markets projected the global medical wearable...

Guest Networks, IoT Deployments Challenge Health Networks

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The constant use of healthcare wireless networks by clinicians, IoT devices, and patients making large-scale network deployment a complicated process.  Large-scale wireless deployments are difficult to manage and maintain. Hospitals and...

Experts Name Intelligent Enterprise Top Health IT Trend

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Intelligent Enterprise emerged as the top technology trend of the decade according to Zebra Technologies and their recent research partnership with the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard (TECH).  Zebra and TECH gathered 40...

Allegheny Health Network Selects New Medical Imaging Solution

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Allegheny Health Network (AHN) has selected M*Modal Fluency for Imaging as their multi-facility radiology reporting and workflow management solution, the company announced midweek. AHN, part of Highmark Health, sought better quality reports and...

3 Health Information Exchanges Make Health IT Investments

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November proved to be a busy month for a handful of health information exchanges looking to add to their health data exchange capabilities. In the Midwest, Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) contracted with openAirWare...

Growth of Medical IoT Devices Supports Healthcare Analytics

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Medical wearable devices are carving out their place in healthcare as several reports recognize the continued growth of the internet of things in healthcare. Research and Markets anticipates high growth for the wearable medical device market...

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