Articles By Megan Williams

  1. Health IT Interoperability Standards Released By ONC
    2/2/2016

    Healthcare is charging into interoperability, and the Office of the National Coordinatory for Health IT (ONC) has released guidance to smooth things along.

  2. Online Doctor Visit App Is Most Downloaded
    1/20/2016

    Mobile apps are becoming commonplace in the healthcare landscape and continually proving their value in both monetary savings and improved patient care.

  3. Data Breach At Arnett Healthcare Affects 30K Patients
    1/15/2016

    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.

  4. AT&T Advances Connected Health With Texas “Innovation Center”
    1/14/2016

    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.

  5. Why You Should Share The 2015 Data Breach Tally With Your Healthcare IT Clients
    1/12/2016

    The numbers are in on the Office Of Civil Rights’ tracking of healthcare data breaches (via Forbes) and as expected, they aren’t pretty.

  6. Top Healthcare Tech And Market Predictions For 2016
    1/8/2016

    Here are technologies healthcare IT VARs might want to keep on their radars in 2016.

  7. Healthcare Shows High Risk From Brute Force Attacks According To Industry Report
    12/28/2015

    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.

  8. 3D Printing Wins Health IT Hackathon
    12/18/2015

    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.

  9. Sales Advice For 3D Printer And Scanner Healthcare Solutions Providers
    12/17/2015

    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.

  10. What Is The Potential Of The Internet Of (Medical) Things?
    12/15/2015

    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.