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How to Choose a Vendor Neutral Archive for Medical Imaging

November 2, 2017 - Vendor neutral archives (VNAs) are critical to health IT infrastructure as meaningful use and value-based care make it more important for clinicians to easily view medical images. Using picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) is the biggest obstacle clinicians face when viewing patient medical images. PACS don’t allow clinicians to look at patient images from different departments...


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Healthcare Object Storage Supports Growing Unstructured Data

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Entities are looking into object storage as a way to store massive amounts of data on-premises, according to Gartner’s latest Magic Quadrant report. For healthcare specifically, organizations are seeking healthcare object storage to help...

Using Flash Array Automation for Improved Healthcare Workflows

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Tintri announced its latest toolkit with added capabilities to help organizations automate their flash array storage solutions for improved healthcare workflows. Tintri Automation Toolkit 3.1 includes over 100 commands along with a set of application...

Smaller Scale Object Storage Solutions Cut Back Costs

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IBM announced new capabilities for its on-premise customers to manage compliance data with object storage. The new features make the cloud object storage system more accessible. The IBM Cloud Object Storage System is targeted at regulated industries...

DICOM Web Standard Improves Vendor Neutral Archive Accessibility

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Fujifilm announced the latest update to its vendor neutral archive (VNA) system Synapse to offer support for DICOM webservices, including QIDO-RS and WADO-RS. Synapse 6.4 is designed to manage web-based data access and supports RESTful web service...

Successful PACS Vendors Support Customers, Embrace Advancements

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Healthcare organizations are reassessing their picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) as newer vendors begin to stand out and expand. PACS vendors embracing provider demands may be more successful in the future as health IT infrastructure...

All-Flash Arrays Support Data Intensive Healthcare Applications

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AccelStor announced the release of its software-defined all-flash array (AFA) NeoSapphire H710 to support data center applications such as cloud computing, data integration, and artificial intelligence. AccelStor NeoSapphire H710 can be deployed...

PACS and VNAs Improve Healthcare Imaging Strategies

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Fujifilm announced the new partnerships for its enterprise imaging picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) Synapse 5, adding seven providers to their portfolio of clients to improve their healthcare imaging strategies. The healthcare...

Healthcare Data Integration Continues to Challenge Entities

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Healthcare data integration continues to gain importance as organizations seek to use their data for analytics. Entities deploy many disparate devices and solutions that transmit structured and unstructured data. That data needs to be transformed...

Genomic Data Compression Eases Cloud Data Migration, Storage

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Geneformics Data Systems announced the release of its distributed cloud compression solution Geneformics D to improve cloud data migration speeds and data storage. Geneformics D aims to increase upload and download speeds, storage, and archiving...

Tape Storage Advancements Aid HIT Infrastructure Data Demands

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Healthcare organizations continue to store much of their data on tapes in the face of evolving cloud technology because it is easy to control and secure. Tape storage is also evolving as vendors continue to develop the technology to meet HIT...

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Improves Health IT ROI

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Chelsio Communications announced that its line of Terminator 5 & 6 (T5 & T6) 1/10/25/40/50/100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) iWARP (RDMA/TCP) enabled unified wire adapters have been validated to support hyper-converged infrastructure with Windows...

Solid-State Array Supports Future Health IT Infrastructure

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Solid-state array (SSA) storage is growing in healthcare as organizations seek scalable and flexible storage options for increasingly digitized health IT infrastructure. Gartner predicted in its 2017 magic quadrant for SSAs that SSA performance...

Actifio Tools Help Organizations Deduplicate Migrated Data

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Actifio and Tier4 Advisors announced their partnership to bring Actifio’s enterprise data-as-a-service (EDaaS) to Tier4 clients, including healthcare organizations. Actifio’s tools assist organizations leveraging the cloud using virtualization...

IBM Bare Metal Servers Support Healthcare Analytics

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IBM announced the availability of its bare metal servers on the IBM cloud, powered by Intel Xeon Scalable processors to support healthcare analytics. Healthcare organizations are currently demanding more space for data collected by Internet of...

Avoiding the Top 3 Clinical Data Migration Mistakes

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Healthcare organizations are faced with the challenge of clinical data migration, which is a rigorous and often underestimated undertaking, especially when it comes to the cloud. The consequences of migrating clinical data incorrectly are vast...

Cloud Deployments Require Data Center Networking Adjustment

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Healthcare data centers are experiencing changes as digitized IT infrastructure calls for flexible and agile data center networking solutions. Traditionally, organizations use a scalable LAN to connect all the equipment in their data center....

Healthcare Informatics Encourage Advanced HIT Infrastructure

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AMIA launched a new public education plan earlier this month to emphasize the importance of healthcare informatics and the need for HIT infrastructure to support it. The program aims to address the growing demand for knowledge in healthcare as...

How All-Flash Arrays Can Benefit Health IT Infrastructure

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As healthcare organizations continue to prepare for health IT infrastructure digitization, all-flash arrays (AFAs) are becoming more relevant as a primary storage platform because they can host a variety of mixed workloads. A recent IDC report...

Pure Storage Upgrades Flash Array for Healthcare Analytics

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Pure Storage announced upgrades to its FlashBlade product line, including the release of its all-flash S3 object store upgrade, which is aimed at big data and advanced healthcare analytics. The company aims to help accelerate traditionally slow...

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