Web-based applications and interfaces are increasingly common in the health care industry. Read here about advances in the field and about related topics such as how enterprise intranets facilitate communications across disparate locations.
Xerox continues to invest in healthcare analytics by making its second such acquisition in recent months, this time picking up RSA Medical, which offers predictive analytics to health and life insurers.
Trouble lurks in the shadows for healthcare providers that knowingly or unwittingly upload otherwise protected data to the cloud; when its shared from the cloud, it can result in potential regulatory compliance violations and introduce security risks. Organizations from many industries have sent this so-called shadow data through cloud apps, says Elastica, a cloud platform vendor that provides services to several industries. Elastica used anonymized and aggregated data to assess the degree to which clients unknowingly have shadow data in their cloud apps. The biggest offenders, surprisingly, were in healthcare. (Photo: Fotolia)
The excitement generated by the massive changes in healthcare reimbursement and delivery has created a flood of new technology to address gaps in the industry. Some long-time observers say theyre reminded of the late 1990s, when anything related to the Internet was greeted with awe and investor dollars. Today's health information technology climate is just as fraught with potential and uncertainty.
Intel has launched Collaborative Cancer Cloud, a new service to enable providers and researchers to securely share genomic, imaging and clinical data among participating organizations across the globe.
There are a ton of digital health companies offering thousands of apps and other technologies. Half of them will fail in the first two years of existence. But their failures could be gains for providers, vendors and insurers who team, buy or raid them, says Kaveh Safavi, global managing director of Accentures health business.
The American Academy of Family Physicians has partnered with software vendor HealthFusion to offer its 120,900 members a cloud-hosted, single platform electronic health record system that includes practice management and patient portal software, as well as claims clearinghouse services.
As part of President Obamas Precision Medicine Initiative, the Food and Drug Administration plans to launch a crowd-source platform to help develop standards for next generation testing technology that quickly sequences a persons genome.
How can your organization succeed with cloud-based business intelligence platforms? Enterprise Management Associates, on behalf of TIBCO, offers this guidance. This presentation originated at Information Management magazine.
Retail pharmacy CVS Health and tech giant IBM have teamed to use predictive analytics and IBMs Watson supercomputer to enable healthcare providers and insurers to better manage care for patients with chronic diseases.
Amid the big data, mobile, social and cloud computing waves, organizations are overhauling their job descriptions for CIOs and CTOs and drawing up new descriptions for emerging leaders like chief data officers.
As Microsoft Corp. launches Windows 10 today, the operating system arrives in a remarkably different world than earlier launches like Windows 8, Windows XP and Windows 95. Indeed, the cloud computing, mobile, social and big data waves have dramatically altered the IT landscape. Here's where Windows 10 potentially fits into the corporate IT conversation.
Outsourcing in healthcare IT departments is a challenging topic for CIOs and other healthcare executives. However, there are several factors to consider in making an objective decision on outsourcing.
With the ever-increasing demand for health data and the need to store it, a Silicon Valley-based cloud services vendor is offering a free petabyte of data storage to healthcare companies.
Prominent researchers are calling on government agencies to fund a global genomic data commons in the cloud to serve as a worldwide research resource driving development of next-generation treatments.
Use of cloud computing services in healthcare has exploded to the point where organizations really dont know what their cloud footprint is and which employees are using a cloud service, says SKYhigh Networks, a cloud vendor. What they found is jaw-dropping.