August 10, 2017
McKesson Corp. departs the mainstream EHR business with the sale of its remaining EHR technology aspects to Allscripts, essentially leaving only four major hospital EHR vendors.
July 06, 2017
An Iowa-based hospital switched its troublesome IBM Tivoli backup offering for Commvault's data platform, simplifying virtual backups of VMware and Hyper-V.
June 30, 2017
The Department of Health and Human Services will award $195 million to community health centers to expand substance abuse and mental health services that focus on awareness, prevention and opioid ...
June 13, 2017
With the right VDI monitoring tools in place, one hospital management company is able to identify issues and fix them before they affect doctors and nurses.
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Executing an EHR migration to a new storage platform can be a daunting task. Health IT experts from North York General Hospital share their experience and lessons learned. Continue Reading
Mobile device use in healthcare has created new challenges for hospital IT. Using tools like mobile device management can help secure health data. Continue Reading
Duplicate records are an unfortunate reality for hospitals and can be harmful to patients. An MPI is one way to ensure that patients only have one record in a health system. Continue Reading
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Telehealth services are beginning to catch on with payers and hospitals, as they provide patients with round-the-clock access to physicians at their convenience. Continue Reading
Patients, physicians and health IT pros have different needs and concerns with mobile technology in hospitals. The future points to greater mobile use -- with the help of IT. Continue Reading
Just about anyone working in hospitals and ambulatory clinics will tell you that their No. 1 goal is to improve the quality of patient care, and technology plays a huge role in that objective. The results of TechTarget's 2017 Health IT Purchasing Intentions Survey, conducted in partnership with the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), indicate that quality of care, patient engagement and security all will receive boosted investment in health IT spending this year. Those three areas tie together in creating a modern patient experience in which diagnosis and treatment take center stage, all while protected health data remains secure behind the scenes.
In this special survey briefing, our editors look deeper into the results, in particular exploring which patient engagement technologies are poised to get funding from healthcare CIOs. Readers can also take a visual tour of important health IT spending results in the areas of data security measures, cloud options and overall technology investments.Continue Reading
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As hospitals continue to face ongoing cyberthreats, advanced threat protection tools that filter email and monitor network behavior can help reduce the risk of attacks. Continue Reading
For some CIOs, mobile devices in hospitals don't reach their full potential. Imagine a day when mobility becomes so intertwined with healthcare that it disappears into the background. Continue Reading
A CIO shares the benefits his hospital experienced using healthcare virtualization, including better patient experience, improved security and saving time. Continue Reading
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While U.S. hospitals were relatively unscathed by the WannaCry ransomware attack, healthcare organizations would be wise to review and update their security tools and practices. Continue Reading
There is no magic bullet, no single software that will fully secure a healthcare organization. But there are strategies that will help with hospital cybersecurity. Experts weigh in. Continue Reading
Code blues in a hospital often mean death for patients. One hospital is using an early warning system to intervene before a patient reaches code blue status. Continue Reading