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August 15, 2018
The McAfee advanced threat research team has shown that a weak communications protocol can lead to a 'man-in-the-middle' attack that could be hazardous to a patient's health.
December 18, 2017
The FCC's vote to repeal net neutrality could hurt telehealth providers and consumers and limit the ability of some healthcare systems to exchange data-intensive medical images.
March 31, 2017
This essential guide explores the potential of the internet of things in healthcare, as well as some of the obstacles that may hinder its wider adoption.
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 ...
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Bluetooth technology can be used in a hospital setting to provide patients with indoor GPS and the ability to receive information about equipment and medication. Continue Reading
Mobile health services should be focused on the consumer experience. One CIO discusses this and what his healthcare organization is doing in the mobile space. Continue Reading
A telepresence robot is a remote-controlled, wheeled device that has wireless internet connectivity. Typically, the robot uses a tablet to provide video and audio capabilities. Continue Reading
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AlacrityCare is using two connected health devices developed by VivaLnk to build a system that monitors oncology patients opting to recover at home. Continue Reading
Patient data will be more useful if IoT, blockchain and AI work as theorized. Overcoming obstacles remains a challenge, however, to adoption of these technologies. Continue Reading
Healthcare IoT aims for data integration, but interoperability challenges remain. Properly configured connected devices can ease these concerns for health organizations. Continue Reading
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The 28-building Medical Center Health System in Odessa, Texas, replaced its Cisco hospital Wi-Fi network and moved to Aruba to handle user growth, boost performance, plan for IoT and move toward mobile-first. Continue Reading
Some say that IoT is inevitable. While there are many benefits to IoT in healthcare, there are also risks. CIO Jon Russell shares what concerns him most about medical IoT. Continue Reading
Although originally introduced in the financial industry, one company is now bringing RPA technology to healthcare. The benefits include increased efficiency and less human power. Continue Reading
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The proliferation of connected devices, like infusion pumps for medication delivery, has led to accuracy and safety issues. Improved software to manage the pumps may be the answer. Continue Reading
Building in redundancy, using VLANs and accommodating EHR workflow volume, IoT capabilities and patient Wi-Fi access are all essential to good hospital network design. Continue Reading
IT departments are weighing VDI implementations in healthcare facilities to decrease the security threats associated with user devices, among other reasons. Continue Reading