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December 20, 2018
Virtual care, AI and widespread adoption of the FHIR standard will be major trends in healthcare next year, according to Forrester.
October 24, 2018
Telemedicine proponents have an ally: the chairman of the FCC. Here's what Ajit Pai has planned to get broadband into poor and rural communities in the U.S.
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.
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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
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. Continue Reading
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New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery deployed software from Parachute Health Inc. to bring the fax machine directly to its EHR system. Continue Reading
The trend of providing patients with clinical services through a mobile healthcare app is here to stay and will continue to grow in use, experts say. Continue Reading
Voice technology will become commonplace at Boston Children's Hospital now that three pilot projects set in clinical settings have proved successful. Continue Reading
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To the average end user, wireless gear tends to be out of sight and out of mind. But experts warn: Put off an overdue Wi-Fi upgrade and you put your network's security at risk. Continue Reading
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
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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