Coverage includes servers, desktops, mobile carts, laptops, and mobile devices used across the health care industry. Stories look at trends in device selection and utilization, vendor selection issues, and related topics, such as cloud computing.
2015 has been a challenging year for the healthcare IT community. Its given us a lot to cover this year. Like a lot of news, its not always good news. But its also a measure of how far the industry has come.
Use of a pillcam, a swallow-able capsule with a tiny video camera that lets physicians examine the colon, is common today. But what about a pillcam that actually can do a procedure?
With the deal announced this week, experts offer conflicting views of how the marriage will affect product mix, pricing to healthcare customers and adoption of cloud capabilities.
The deal would combine EMCs dominance in devices that store data with Dells No. 2 position in servers, the powerful machines that help companies handle big computing challenges.
For Dell, a combination with EMC could bolster its storage revenue as it competes against Hewlett-Packard and other rivals.
As big data and machine learning take hold, storage technology often becomes automated, virtualized and more complex. Some platforms tend to pin their organizations into a commodity lifecycle to keep pace with scalability, speeds and costs. Here's how to break out of the commodity storage lifecycle.
IBMs Watson Health supercomputer has two new services and four new partners.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has alerted users of a computerized infusion pump, which communicates with hospital information systems via a wired or wireless connection over facility network infrastructures, that it has serious cybersecurity vulnerabilities that could put patient safety at risk.
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.
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.
Every healthcare organization goes through some type of system upgrade or implementation. Its common to develop a detailed project plan to ensure all tasks are performed and all deadlines are met. But what may look like a well designed plan on paper may not anticipate day-to-day issues that can put an implementation at risk.
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.
Implementing any electronic health record is expensive, whether its a first go-live or whether an organization is transitioning to a new system. Hayes Management Consulting offers some proven tips around budget development that can save organizations time, money and the headache of correcting costly mistakes later in the implementation process.
Healthcare professionals have been using shared workstations and laptops for decades to boost clinician productivity, streamline workflows and lower costs. So it should come as no surprise that this highly mobile workforce is using shared tablets at the point of care as well. But to actually gain the same benefits, organizations need to provide clinicians with fast and easy access to shared tablets while minimizing the risks that they can pose.
Premera Blue Cross in Mountlake Terrace, Wash., discovered on January 29, 2015 a cyberattack on its information systems. Following an investigation during which it learned the attack initially hit on May 5, 2014, the insurer now is notifying about 11 million affected individuals.