Healthcare is charging into interoperability, and the Office of the National Coordinatory for Health IT (ONC) has released guidance to smooth things along.
Mobile apps are becoming commonplace in the healthcare landscape and continually proving their value in both monetary savings and improved patient care.
In a change of pace from the larger incidents of 2015, a missing storage device is the root of one of the most recent healthcare data breaches.
This year is continuing to shape up as the year of connected health and some recent moves by AT&T in conjunction with a new partner confirms that.
The numbers are in on the Office Of Civil Rights’ tracking of healthcare data breaches (via Forbes) and as expected, they aren’t pretty.
Here are technologies healthcare IT VARs might want to keep on their radars in 2016.
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.
While some solutions providers are still waiting to see how 3D printing and scanning plays out in the healthcare sector, others are ready to jump in and start selling. Healthcare hold some very specific opportunities for VARs interested in selling in the 3D printing space.
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.