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Big Data Predictions: What 2020 Will Bring

| March 6, 2020
Big Data Predictions: What 2020 Will Bring

Alex Woodie With just over a week left on the 2019 calendar, it’s now time for predictions. We’ll run several stories featuring the 2020 predictions of industry experts and observers in the field. It all starts today with what is arguably the most critical aspect of the big data question: The data itself. There’s no […]

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10 Best Practices for Cloud Security Management

| September 13, 2019
10 Best Practices for Cloud Security Management

By Jackson Lucas—Public clouds have fundamentally changed the way organizations build, operate, and manage applications. The uniqueness of cloud requires security teams to rethink classic security concepts and adopt approaches that better address dynamic and distributed cloud infrastructure. Unfortunately, many security teams have yet to rethink how existing security practices within their organization are ill-fitted […]

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Great Cloud Migration Opens Data Opportunities

| June 16, 2019
Great Cloud Migration Opens Data Opportunities

By Alex Woodie-We’re in the midst of a massive cloud migration at the moment, as companies look to take advantage of the scalability and simplicity of storing and processing data in the cloud. But connecting the dots between on-premise data sources and AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure repositories is easier said than done. That’s also […]

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7 supply chain predictions for healthcare in 2019

| April 14, 2019
7 supply chain predictions for healthcare in 2019

Beth Jones Sanborn, Managing Editor As 2018 gives way to 2019, margins for hospitals continue to shrink, and healthcare systems are becoming increasingly focused on supply chain. Reimbursements are changing thanks to Medicare and Medicaid reform and labor is the number one spend for hospitals at 33 percent of budget. This is an area with less […]

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Top 5 Healthcare Technologies of the Future

| February 2, 2019
Top 5 Healthcare Technologies of the Future

By Donna Marbury As healthcare technology continue to rapidly advance, it is important for executives to be aware of those that will make running a healthcare organization more efficient and impactful. Though many technology advances have bells and whistles, those that can make patient satisfaction and cost savings a priority are the most important to […]

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AI a big data benefit for moving to the cloud for healthcare

| November 30, 2018
AI a big data benefit for moving to the cloud for healthcare

By Shaun Sutner. Providers and big vendors are wary, but healthcare in the cloud and the benefits artificial intelligence provides will spur a shift from on-premises systems for analyzing EHRs. It looks more and more like no one can stop the forward march of cloud in healthcare and the benefits that artificial intelligence and machine […]

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How telehealth can improve the hospital revenue cycle

| October 11, 2018
How telehealth can improve the hospital revenue cycle

By Jeff Lagasse-Among the lesser-known benefits of telehealth are its abilities to help hospitals strengthen a provider’s billing and payment collections. Many virtues of telehealth are widely understood at this point but a perhaps lesser known emerging use for the platforms is to streamline the revenue cycle by enhancing billing and payment collections. That’s becoming […]

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How digital transformation is driving change in clinical trials

| July 24, 2018
How digital transformation is driving change in clinical trials

By Harshal Shah, senior director of healthcare for Persistent Systems. A detailed look of clinical investigations found that out of the studies examined, only 25.1 percent met or exceeded their stated recruitment goals. While it’s important to note that recruitment failure does not necessarily mean that these studies failed overall, it’s still a concerning statistic. […]

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