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February 20, 2017
News recently broke that MD Anderson put its project with IBM Watson on hold. Some interpreted this to be a setback for AI and cognitive computing in healthcare. Others disagree.
May 31, 2016
In this issue of Pulse, SearchHealthIT writers examine healthcare IoT applications and share how IoT technology influences patient care, from perspectives of patients and providers.
First, Scott Wallask draws the line between healthcare ...
March 28, 2016
A pair of government healthcare agencies announced three contests that will award six-figure sums to developers that make apps that are assets to patients and providers.
November 17, 2015
Candescent Health, a radiology IT startup with ties to athenahealth, aims to shake up radiology with cloud-based analytics software complemented by a human-based service desk.
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Because of its small form factor and low cost, Raspberry Pi as a thin client is becoming a popular replacement device for the traditional healthcare workstation. Continue Reading
Expert Brien Posey explains how hyper-convergence can help healthcare sites better use desktop virtualization, including for storage and scaling needs. Continue Reading
Virtual desktop systems host a desktop operating system within a virtual machine that runs on a central server.
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Hospitals looking at virtual desktop infrastructure can gain an ally in improved storage capabilities. Flash storage, in particular, has proved useful when implementing VDI. Continue Reading
Infrastructure projects in healthcare organizations seem to be enjoying attention. Cloud, virtualization and hyper-converged technology continue to gain interest. Continue Reading
A hospital details why hyper-convergence saved it money while boosting staff network access. The pros and cons of hyper-converged and converged options are also described. Continue Reading
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IT departments are weighing VDI implementations in healthcare facilities to decrease the security threats associated with user devices, among other reasons. Continue Reading
Redundant information and lack of training on proper record keeping are problems that a clinical documentation improvement program can solve. EHR complexity is often a leading culprit to tackle. Continue Reading
Paper health records and other forms are frequently scanned into hospitals' electronic systems. Find out why an organization hired a third party to do its scanning. Continue Reading