Data Collection & Mobility Articles

  1. Healthcare IT News For VARs — August 29, 2014
    8/29/2014

    In the news this week, data breaches originating in foreign countries threaten health data. In other news, KLAS predicts a 25 percent increase in replacement of EHR systems among ambulatory practices, and 3M releases a new coding system.

  2. Improving Healthcare Workflows Through The Mobile Cart
    8/28/2014

    Mobile workstations in hospitals are bringing with them an entirely new range of benefits, according to HealthIT Outcomes. VARs working in the areas of bar code scanners, batteries, EHR software, and mobility will want to take notice of the potential applications to their clients’ practices.

  3. Why Jeff Yelton Returned To The Channel
    8/27/2014

    For nearly three years, Jeff Yelton has been out of the POS & data collection industry. Once president of ScanSource’s POS & Barcoding division, Yelton left ScanSource in January of 2012 and has spent the time since as the president of Wired Fox Technologies. About a month ago, Yelton returned to the distribution side of the channel when he joined Ingram Micro as Executive Director and General Manager of the distributor’s DC/POS division.

  4. Government IT News For VARs — August 27, 2014
    8/27/2014

    In news this week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) have suspended contracts with U.S. Investigations Services (USIS) in the wake of the major cyber-attack that may have accessed more than 25,000 DHS employees.  Agencies also find that combining a content management system with mobile device management (MDM) can save money and provide secure transmission of content on mobile devices.  The Department of Defense (DOD) is re-examining its cloud security policies; Open Source may not be the hazard some think it is. And if the Freedom Act is passed, some IT vendors may be left holding the financial bag.

  5. Google Glass: A New Tech For Paramedics
    8/27/2014

    You may soon see Google Glass making appearances in ambulances.

  6. Education IT News For VARs — August 27, 2014
    8/27/2014

    In news this week, three universities file suit against the FAA for bans on drones. Also, an insightful infographic examines the preferences for textbooks, technology, and social media.  Meanwhile, analysts say there has been no ed-tech investment bubble yet, as the market continues to grow. And one venture uses science to pair college roommates. Finally, a blog post argues that MOOCs are the wave of the future that will save higher education from its outdated procedures.

  7. Manufacturing And Warehousing IT News For VARs — August 27, 2014
    8/27/2014

    In the news, manufacturers receive warning about Backoff malware and shadow cloud services. Also, an article also discusses how building a strong collaboration platform can benefit your clients.

  8. 6 Great Presentations You Missed At The Smart VAR Healthcare Summit
    8/26/2014

    The Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions magazine, August 21 at the Westin Chicago Northwest, featured outstanding educational presentations from some of the healthcare IT industry’s leading experts and vendors.

  9. VARs Will Find Opportunities Helping Hospitals Toward EMR Adoption
    8/26/2014

    John Daniels, VP of strategic relations for HIMSS, assured VARs there are opportunities for them in healthcare. In his keynote at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions, on Aug. 21 at the Westin Chicago Northwest, Daniels explained how HIMSS tracks a hospital’s progress toward electronic medical records (EMR) adoption, which technologies are likely to be in the highest demand in the next one to two years, and how to explain ROI to healthcare IT clients.

  10. Field Service IT News For VARs — August 26, 2014
    8/26/2014

    This week’s field service news includes an update on the Monthly Confidence Index for August — released from the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation; streaming videos uses for field service; and the influence of the Internet of Things on field work performance.

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