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MGH Works with Korean Startup on Healthcare Blockchain Project

December 7, 2018 - Massachusetts General Hospital’s Laboratory of Medical Imaging and Computation is working on a healthcare blockchain project with Korean startup MediBloc for patient data storage and exchange, reported Coindesk. Lab Director Synho Do told the website that his lab is working with MediBloc “to explore potentials of blockchain technology to provide secure solutions for health...


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Cardiac Clinical Workflow Frustration Grows with Structured Reporting

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The amount of data that cardiovascular clinicians deal with as part of their clinical workflow can be overwhelming. One way to get a handle on all that data is through structured reporting. Structured reporting is the capture of...

Healthcare Organizations Partner with Fujifilm for PACS, VNAs

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Fujifilm announced its latest partnerships with several large health systems to provide picture archive and communications system (PACS) and vendor neutral archive (VNA) medical imaging solutions. The health systems introducing new...

Health System Consolidation, Mergers Impact PACS Vendor Selection

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Healthcare organizations are looking to standardize and consolidate their picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) as health systems continue to merge and grow, according to a recent KLAS report. PACS provide storage and...

FUJIFILM Partners with American College of Radiology for PACS

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FUJIFILM Medical Systems is extending its partnership with the American College of Radiology to provide the healthcare organization with picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) to help educate its students. “We value our...

How Edge Computing Enhances Health IT Infrastructure

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Healthcare organizations are adding more digital tools and trying to process growing amounts of data more quickly to meet enterprise demands. Many organizations have looked to the cloud for the best solution for democratizing data access...

Data Migration Supports Future-Proof Health IT Infrastructure

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Migrating data from one health IT systems to another is a taxing but necessary part of health IT infrastructure. Whether organizations are moving on from legacy systems or changing how they store and retrieve data, migration is a delicate...

Medical Image Management, PACS Adoption Rises in Hospitals

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Hospitals and health systems are increasingly adopting medical image management and PACS tools to meet growing demand for infrastructure solutions that can store and process imaging data. As advancements in diagnostic imaging technology...

How to Approach Building a Healthcare Data Lake Roadmap

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Collecting, storing, and using data produced by patients is a major challenge, and organizations often have data they can’t sort through and use efficiently. Healthcare data lakes contain valuable information that can be used to...

Making Growing Healthcare Data Lakes Actionable for Providers

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Organizations are challenged by constantly increasing amounts of health data as more connected and digital devices contribute data. The rate at which the data is growing is also causing healthcare data lakes to flood. Organizations need to...

Data Demands Call for Increased Healthcare Storage Flexibility

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The constant increase of data pushes healthcare organizations to reassess their data storage needs. While cloud computing is the fastest way to get more scalability for the consistently increasing amount of data, on-premises healthcare...

Healthcare Data Centers Call For Cloud, Virtualization

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As IT infrastructure technology evolves, organizations are looking to use more advanced tools for their healthcare data centers. A recent Research and Markets report predicted that the data center services market will grow at a CAGR of...

How to Select the Right Healthcare Data Storage Option

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Organizations seeking to bring in new technology to enhance both patient and clinician experiences need to consider their healthcare data storage solutions in order for these tools to be successful. From EHRs to imaging solutions, the...

Understanding Implications of Healthcare Blockchain

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As organizations continue to consider healthcare blockchain it’s important to understand what the technology can realistically do and what the technology might not be capable of doing. Blockchain is a heavily used buzzword for...

Healthcare Object Storage Adds Scalability for Increasing Data

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Healthcare data storage continues to be a concern as the amount of data produced by patients, clinicians, and organizations grows exponentially. Sequence data is doubling every seven to nine months as entities add tools to their health IT...

What are HIT Infrastructure Requirements for Healthcare Big Data?

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The amount of data produced by healthcare organizations is growing at an exponential rate and entities need to prepare their HIT infrastructure to handle the continued influx of data. Big data has become more prominent in healthcare and it...

Providers Demand Interoperability, Security from PACS Vendors

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Healthcare organizations are collecting, storing and analyzing more medical images than ever. This makes digital imaging networks such as picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) critical to health IT infrastructure. Entities are...

Using All-Flash Deployments for Health IT Infrastructure in 2018

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I’m really excited to touch on this topic. Not just because we’ve been doing all sorts of converged infrastructure and all-flash deployments, but because of the massive benefits we’ve seen impacting various types of...

Strategies for Improving On-Premises Healthcare Storage Solutions

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Making the most out of on-premises servers is one of the biggest challenges facing healthcare storage today. Organizations need to develop strategies and find tools and solutions to make sure server space is not being wasted. Servers are...

Healthcare Public Cloud Answers Data Storage Demands

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Organizations are facing healthcare data storage shortages as the amount of electronic medical data increases and is used in patient care. The healthcare public cloud can be a viable option to cut back on costs and provide much needed...

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