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Using Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in a Healthcare Setting

July 11, 2018 - Managing user environments in a healthcare setting is challenging for healthcare IT professionals. Implementing and managing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) in healthcare can help organizations have better control over user endpoint devices as well as speed up clinician login times so they can spend more time with patients. VDI uses abstraction to remote desktop operating systems...


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Using Virtual Machines to Advance Health IT Infrastructure

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As organizations continue through their digital transformations, more are embracing virtual machines (VMs) to support their health IT infrastructure. Virtual machines support the growth and flexibility of the cloud and also allow...

Kubernetes-as-a-Service Supports Less Complex Container Management

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Healthcare organizations going through digital transformations are leveraging containers to enhance their HIT infrastructure as a way to manage applications. The potential introduction of Kubernetes-as-a-Service can help ease container...

Healthcare Virtual Reality Enhances Clinician, Patient Satisfaction

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Healthcare organizations are considering new technology as innovative IT infrastructure tools make themselves available. Healthcare virtual reality (VR) is no exception and as its medical uses grow, more providers are considering it as...

Healthcare Virtual Mobile Infrastructure Boosts Security, Control

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Organizations are looking to virtualization to consolidate resources and streamline device management. While virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is becoming more common, healthcare virtual mobile infrastructure (VMI) may have a place in...

Healthcare Applications to Benefit from OCI Container Standard

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The Open Container Initiative (OCI) announced its Distribution Specification project to standardize container image distribution based on the specification for the Docker Registry HTTO API V2 protocol. Containers are a key part of ensuring...

Cloud, On-Premises Hyperconvergence Supports HIT Infrastructure

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Healthcare organizations must find ways to consolidate IT systems to get the most out of their infrastructure hardware while also cutting back costs. This can be difficult as HIT infrastructure continues to evolve. Hyperconvergence is one...

How Virtualization Supports Healthcare Data Storage Needs

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Entities need to consider how to best address future healthcare data storage needs as the amount of data collected by digital devices continues to grow exponentially. Organizations have several options including public and private cloud...

Healthcare Software-Defined Networking Allows Cloud Utilization

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Organizations are implementing cloud-based, healthcare software-defined networking solutions to gain improved network flexibility and visibility. These solutions can also help entities better leverage the cloud for medical tools and...

How Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Benefits Remote Healthcare

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One of my favorite parts of the job is seeing how new technologies are impacting peoples’ lives. This is very much evident when you’re working with healthcare. Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) is one key way that the...

Utilizing Healthcare App Containers for Application Management

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Healthcare organizations are demanding more applications as they increase mobility and add flexibility to their IT infrastructure. Healthcare app containers are emerging as a key way to manage and deploy applications as scale. Although...

Interoperability, Virtualization Vital to HIT Infrastructure Growth

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The healthcare industry has seen significant growth in HIT infrastructure technology far beyond the initial implementation of EHRs. As technology evolves entities are digitizing their tools to provide improved workflow and better patient...

3 HIT Infrastructure Tips for Success in Healthcare VDI Resurgence

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I get the chance to work with healthcare organizations around the entire country. This includes major hospital chains, smaller clinics, and specialized healthcare like orthopedics. Over the course of the last five years or so, the use of...

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Expanding in Health IT

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Pivot 3 and Arrow Electronics announced their collaboration to make hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) more available to US healthcare customers. HCI is growing quickly across all major verticals as a way for organizations to deploy...

HIT Container Growth Slow But Hopeful as Management Solutions Mature

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Organizations are enthusiastic and optimistic about HIT containers for managing applications. However, adoption is hindered by the complexity of deploying, managing, and orchestrating containers at scale. The Cloud Foundry report, Hope...

Healthcare Cloud-Based VDI Adoption Reduces Infrastructure Costs

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Cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) adoption grows in healthcare as organizations begin to realize the benefits of increased visibility and control when moving desktops to the cloud. The increased demand for VDI deployments...

Using Virtualization, Communication to Improve HIT Infrastructure

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Healthcare organizations going through technological growth are challenged by planning how their infrastructure will expand and what infrastructure technology can do for them. Nebraska Medicine and the University of Nebraska Medical...

Hyper-Convergence Consolidates IT Systems, Cuts Costs

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Hyper-convergence is emerging in healthcare IT as a way for organizations to consolidate their IT systems to cut back on costs and management. Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) is a framework that combines storage, computing, and...

Data Virtualization Assists HIT Infrastructure File Sharing

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Health IT infrastructures are evolving rapidly, and data virtualization benefits organizations by giving them a way to conveniently store and view their data. The data is viewable to the user in a cohesive and easily visible way despite...

Container Growth Slow, Still Significant to HIT Infrastructure

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Organizations are looking to containers to manage and deploy their applications for HIT infrastructure improvement, but entities are challenged by implementing containers at scale, according to the latest Cloud Foundry Survey. Cloud...

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