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Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things: Dangers and solutions

| February 10, 2022
Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things: Dangers and solutions

By Bill Siwicki: A KPMG security pro offers healthcare CISOs, CIOs and other leaders advice on how to secure devices and keep patients safe. The quickest way for hackers to harm a healthcare provider organization is to target patient information, and many of them focus on databases that support electronic health records. The Internet of […]

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Cybersecurity and the Digital-Health: The Challenge of This Millennium

| January 11, 2022
Cybersecurity and the Digital-Health: The Challenge of This Millennium

By Daniele Giansanti Cybersecurity The problem of computer security is as old as computers themselves and dates back decades. The transition from a single user to multi-user assignment to the resource and access to the computer resource of the standalone type to one of the types distributed through a network made it necessary to start […]

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Tips for Selecting a Cloud Interoperability Solution

| November 5, 2021
Tips for Selecting a Cloud Interoperability Solution

By David Chou–There are many different healthcare interoperability clouds on the market right now. Which one should you choose? The answer is not easy, because each company promises to be better than the next. Some offer pipelines for information management, and others focus on digital imaging communications in medicine (DICOM). You might want to start […]

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Quadruple aim: More than half of hospitals plan IT spending increases to get there

| October 15, 2021
Quadruple aim: More than half of hospitals plan IT spending increases to get there

By Mike Miliard–Cloud-based technologies are the priority, says one Frost & Sullivan analyst, as health systems work to marshal data and deploy AI for quality improvement, cost reduction and improved patient and clinician experience. A new report from Frost & Sullivan finds more than 50% of hospital respondents planning to boost their information technology investments as they manage […]

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Healthcare Data Interoperability

| September 24, 2021
Healthcare Data Interoperability

09/18/2021 By Kate Gamble  When it comes to interoperability, the idea is simply for healthcare organizations to “have access to all the data that’s available on our patients and providers,” said Craig Richardville, Chief Information & Digital Officer at SCL Health, during a recent panel discussion. “I think we’re all in the spirit of making sure that happens.” […]

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Digital technologies facilitate medical decision-making

| August 30, 2021
Digital technologies facilitate medical decision-making

By Siemens–Decision-making has one clear goal in medicine — the good of the patient. The digitalization of the healthcare environment has made the good of the patient increasingly dependent on the intelligent use of data. The challenge is integrating a wide variety of data from clinical, radiological, laboratory, pathological and observational sources in a way […]

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Digital Health Tsunami

| July 28, 2021
Digital Health Tsunami

Steve Krupa, CEO, Psilos Group With the advent of digital health, there is realistic hope for substantial improvement. And along the way there will be huge market implications. Goldman Sachs forecasts a near-term digital health market exceeding $32 billion annually. Of this, 45 percent will come from remote patient monitoring (mostly for chronic disease management), […]

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Leveraging analytics to improve connected medication management process efficiencies

| July 12, 2021
Leveraging analytics to improve connected medication management process efficiencies

By Odelia Genevieve– HIMSS Market Intelligence conducted two benchmarking studies at the end of 2019 and a BD-sponsored follow-up study at the end of 2020 to examine how connected drug management is changing overall drug management. The results of the 2020 survey *, titled Transforming Medication Management: Insights on Connected Medication Management, made it clear […]

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