90% of healthcare organizations plan to use multiple cloud vendors over the next few years. Here’s what they need to know.
The complexities of securing a hybrid cloud environment are not to be underestimated as more health systems contend with vendor implementations of all shapes and sizes. One prominent CISO offers [...]
Two security experts walk through healthcare cloud computing for provider CIOs, showing how the CIOs must carefully weigh many benefits with potential risks.
Atrium Health’s flagship hospital sees the cloud-based clinical communications platform enabling reduced length of stay, reduced readmission rates and faster delivery of critical care to [...]
The next generation of doctors is going to be able to more easily separate the advantages and disadvantages of cloud technology and be able to embrace these technologies because they help them do [...]
Two healthcare CIOs and one deputy CISO offer their expert advice to their peers, explaining how to ensure security is wrapped up tight when working with public clouds.
The health system's IT arm says the network, focused on real-world evidence, will help with curated clinical data sharing among providers, pharmaceutical researchers, device manufacturers, [...]
Imprivata Identity Governance extends Microsoft’s IAM technology with role-based access controls, streamlined auditing processes and more.
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The alliance, which includes UPMC, University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University, will work with Amazon to better harness data for diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
The technology could help healthcare organizations build a more comprehensive and secure protected health information inventory within Kubernetes workloads on Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud [...]
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The tech giants have made progress on the pledge they made one year ago, and plan to do more, they said at the CMS Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference.
With the new agreement, which names AWS as its preferred cloud provider, Cerner CEO Brent Shafer says the company will be able to develop more agile and scalable tools for its clients.
Broader staff access to more applications, more computing power and greater mobility are just some of the cloud benefits healthcare providers are using to empower their workforce.
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Companies have upped their games in recent years, bolstering their technical infrastructure and jumping through regulatory hoops to prove they have the wherewithal to handle PHI. Providers have [...]
As companies work to improve their drug discovery processes and foster other new innovations, cloud technology is enabling easier collaboration among researchers worldwide.
The cloud-based eMyLabCollect enables integration with any laboratory or hospital information system via HL7 feeds.
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And that's because too many board members don't have the right level of IT and security expertise, a new Black Book study suggests.
Yale, Mayo Clinic to use biometric data from wearables to improve drug development for heart failure
Researchers are working with digital therapeutics specialist Biofourmis, using machine learning technology and the Apple Watch to analyze dozens of physiology biomarkers.
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Virtustream Healthcare Cloud helped the North Carolina-based health system "future-proof" its IT system by moving mission-critical data to its hosting service.
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Digitize.AI's Lia technology uses real-time analytics and machine learning to automatically check for new cases and securely submit them directly to payers.
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More than half of hospitals say they've had one or more data breaches caused by third-party vendors in the past two years, with an average cost of $2.9 million per incident – but too many [...]
The vendor’s event management technology is designed for monitoring threats to healthcare organizations and comes with built-in connectors for major healthcare applications such as Epic and [...]
Even as the number of organizations ready to adopt a cloud-based approach is rising, nearly a fifth of healthcare orgs surveyed said they'd consider moving their data from the cloud back on premises.
The health system will use Azure as its preferred platform and will deploy emerging technologies from Microsoft at an affiliated hospital facility in Seattle, near the technology giant’s [...]
There's continued resistance from many pharmaceutical industry executives, who think it's never possible to safely store sensitive data in the cloud.
For all the potential benefits of SaaS-based analytics and AI apps, privacy concerns remain, slowing data sharing and suggesting the need for new approaches to cloud security.
Optima's cloud-based EHR helps outpatient therapists build patient care plans, track treatment goals and document care, with features including a clinical content library and customizable templates.
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While most orgs surveyed said they have network access solutions to monitor devices connected to the network, fewer than half of small providers use network segmentation to control the spread of [...]
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The combined company, Datica, will offer a platform to help solve the integration and security compliance challenges that can slow development of innovative cloud-based apps, officials say.
The new tech also helped the health system enable its caregivers to reclaim 30 percent of their time for face-to-face patient interactions.
Medidata’s cloud-based services help with the development of therapeutic innovations and clinical operations performance for pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology firms and others.
They have created a series of video education and engagement tools to assist healthcare staff and clinicians dealing with opioid addiction.
Cosgrove said hospitals have to up their game to harness emerging technologies.
Recursion releases more than 300 gigabytes of data it hopes will be a "playground" for innovative new machine learning applications.
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Digital transformation is a top priority at most healthcare organizations today, but progress so far has been fragmented.
Healthcare providers can use the new Healthcare Seamless single-sign on tech for both workstations and mobile devices.
The hospital has been able to use the Amazon Web Services-based interface engine to send hundreds of millions of messages both internally and externally.
As the cloud IT company continues its post-acquisition merger with Virence health, the consolidation means job losses for some 200 employees.
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Frost & Sullivan says the healthcare security space is set for big growth as hospitals recognize new vulnerabilities and vendors innovate their products and pricing models.
And 5 tenants to understand once you’ve decided to move data into a private, public or hybrid cloud.
Companies will develop products for health and life sciences sectors.
The Digital Transformation Agency (DTA), set up to improve people’s experience of government services, has set out new requirements as part of a new Secure Cloud strategy, bringing more [...]
And in another AI collaboration announced this week, Siemens Healthineers is partnering with Intel to explore how machine learning can improve cardiac MRI diagnostics.
Companies say aligning their platforms will help eliminate duplicate records, establish more accurate care histories and improve patient safety.
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HIPAA is inextricably linked to patient privacy, but building a trusted, long-term patient relationship goes beyond HIPAA compliance and requires a deeper commitment to keep patient PHI safe and [...]
Since implementing a suite of Nuance voice recognition tools, the health system has seen a 23 percent reduction in transcription costs and 71 percent of users reporting that the quality of their [...]
IaaS and SaaS offerings are enabling payers to run analytics against claims and other data in new ways that enable them to operate more efficiently.
While payers have shown a preference for private cloud, new research suggests many will deploy connected health solutions in public clouds within two years.
Four experts in healthcare cloud computing offer CIOs and other health IT workers who are starting – or maintaining – cloud migrations some well-rounded advice.
Cambridge-headquartered Intersystems today announced that MediWay Technology, a China-based healthcare software company, has built and deployed its new iMedical Cloud healthcare IT ecosystem [...]
The pact will enable customers to use medical devices for monitoring blood glucose and pressure as well as weight management, the companies say.
IDC and Ponemon experts highlight the advantages of storing insurance claims information in a could and offer advice about security and data control.
The industry veteran and head of the CTA on the greatest threat to innovation, empathy as the new currency – and why every health organization should be thinking like a tech company.
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The research firm's big takeaway from Orlando this past month: Newly empowered patients and the proliferation of data they bring will boost the business case for exchange – and have [...]
The industry has some unique challenges to tackle and moving to the cloud often leads to breaches.
At Keystone Human Services, the new system offers a much more detailed picture, giving staff better insights into needs, goals and support requirements.
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Eric Topol: EHRs have ‘taken us astray,’ but AI could fix healthcare in a ‘meaningful and positive way’
The famed digital health pioneer talks about his new book, Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again. The potential is immense, he says, but the U.S. needs a plan.
Departments no longer spend a month auditing their own systems to comply with an external auditor, and the data that researchers need is highly accessible.
The new integration will feature a medication decision support platform, RxBenefit Clarity, that can provide prescription price information at the point of care.
Learn how healthcare organizations are reimagining their digital infrastructure to meet rapidly changing patient expectations and the continuing shift to value-based care.
To help combat the opioid crisis, the medical center invested in inventory and analytics technology that helps accurately and consistently identify cases of drug diversion.
Cloud can make technology invisible – something that often improves the work and lives of people who use it.
With cloud computing gaining traction in healthcare, executives who have already started down the path to cloud-first offer advice for others.
A backlogged queue of eye center patients, most for diabetic screenings, dropped from 14,000 to 3,000 within a year of implementation of the technology.
The integrated service will pinpoint high performing sites for conducting clinical trials, the companies said.
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Info-blocking ruled the day, while APIs, FHIR, artificial intelligence and virtual reality were also prominent themes at this year’s Global Conference.
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VivaLNK debuted an Internet of Things-enabled wearables sensor platform, TriFin Labs unveiled a patient engagement platform, eMDs launched a revenue cycle management system and Philips introduced [...]
Once the specification gains wider use for data exchange, it will open the doors for more advanced uses of data, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, IBM, Google and Microsoft [...]
In August last year, health secretary Matt Hancock ordered a review of ongoing plans to replace IT systems at the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England, NHS Improvement, the Health [...]
Sutter Health and Ada Health partner for personalized care, Innovaccer debuts a data activation platform, and QuartzClinical launches data warehousing and clinical registry tools.
It’s not for cost-savings on storage and compute. Instead, NewYork-Presbyterian, Mercy and Humana are harnessing the cloud to improve patient and clinician experience.
The intent is to build a blockchain platform for claims processing, officials said.
Imaging informatics will be ripe for transformation in the years ahead as precision analytics, AI, deep learning, and 3D printing are brought to bear.
CEO Dan Burton explains what the billion-dollar mark means to the company and the industry, where its technology is headed – and where it stands on an IPO.
The company will be demonstrating its new patient experience tool built in collaboration with Adobe and Microsoft in a partnership revealed last year.
Cloud-based EHR vendor showing its information search engine, virtual scribe and voice assistant that CEO Girish Navani said are built to help providers save time at the point of care.
New Zealand’s largest primary health organisation (PHO), ProCare, has selected Indici after a year-long practice management system (PMS) review. ProCare chief executive Steve Boomer says, [...]
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Organization says 5 will build on FHIR 4 with more normative content, support for apps that use multiple versions of the spec and other advancements.
The companies will use Azure to expand and develop new platforms and networks for digital health, care management and patient engagement – and compete against companies such as Amazon.
Penn Medicine’s John Donohue explains why hyperconverged infrastructure should be part of your strategic plan.
HIMSS19 pre-conference events to focus on AI, cloud, patient engagement, precision medicine, pharma and revenue cycle
In specialty forums in Orlando, Healthcare IT News and its sister brands will be co-hosting in-depth forums on today’s hottest health IT trends and topics.
The company will be showing an open scalable platform for managing devices, centralizing storage and providing on-demand analytics, among other capabilities at HIMSS19.
EHR vendor Medsphere moves to include supply chain apps with new acquisition of HealthLine Solutions
Company says it will add the bar coding and RFID apps into its cloud-based revenue cycle product portfolio.