According to an Alert Logic report, 87 percent of organizations are using cloud infrastructure. Beyond that, analysts are predicting that spending for cloud computing will cross $200 billion in 2016. All this amounts to hackers having a larger “attack surface” through which they can gain access to data — something it’s essential that your clients understand, especially in relation to the threats that are particular to healthcare.
Philadelphia’s health innovation community gathered together last month for Independence Blue Cross’ free Health Hack hosted in conjunction with Jefferson Health System. The hackathon was designed to tackle healthcare access and delivery through innovative solutions and address the most pressing issues in the industry.
The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to help solve operational problems, track assets, cut costs, and collect data that can be analyzed and used to make intelligent decisions.
mHealth continues to make waves in the area of improved clinical results.
A report from Accenture has revealed that virtual health could save $10 billion yearly and allow them to treat more patients without them needing to train more physicians.
As the healthcare industry progresses toward Meaningful Use Stage 3, the patient experience will become even more important to decision-makers at your IT client’s organizations … so much so that many are opening up positions for the chief experience officer (CXO).
EHR vendors are questioning the value and validity of the American Medical Association’s EHR rating system.
Even in the healthcare space, where innovative applications of mHealth are far from uncommon, the discussion of wearables generally centers on wristbands and watches. A recent event in Finland, however, is pushing us all to look beyond that.
Last week I was one of 2,000 people who attended the Ingram Micro ONE fall conference in Nashville. I have 10 full pages of notes from the event. Following are some highlights I thought you’d find valuable, along with my commentary.
Global organizations are wasting money on software that is not used, according to a new report from Software Lifecycle Automation company 1E. The report The Real Cost of Unused Software analyzed the results of a four-year study of more than 1,800 software titles deployed on 3.6 million desktops, in 129 enterprises, across 14 industries.