Data Collection & Mobility Articles

  1. Will The Telemedicine Draft Bill Mean A Growing Market For VARs?
    2/4/2015

    Telemedicine is addressed in a draft bill being circulated by a working group of House Energy And Commerce Committee members, according to HIMSS.

  2. What Could YODA Mean For How IT Solutions Providers Sell Technology?
    2/4/2015

    In the fall, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) introduced a bill that could have a universal impact regarding the resale of technology.  Called the You Own Devices Act (YODA), the bill addresses embedded software that is increasingly prevalent in telecommunications and technology.

  3. GS1 Performance Protocol Aims To Standardize Tagged-Item Requirements
    2/4/2015

    Standards group GS1 US has issued a new protocol outlining tagged-item requirements that assigns grades to EPC (electronic product code) ultrahigh-frequency UHF RFID tag specification and that standardizes testing.

  4. Government IT News For VARs 2-4-15: Enterprise Cloud Email, Cybersecurity Strategy And Education
    2/4/2015

    In the news, the U. S. Defense Department (DoD) is looking for a commercial enterprise email provider, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is serious about Wi-Fi blocking, and the Coast Guard is set to release an all-encompassing cybersecurity strategy. Also, Pennsylvania is set to open a cybersecurity training center.

  5. Field Service IT News For VARs 2-4-15: The Benefits Of Context-Aware Solutions, Rugged Devices, And GPS Tracking
    2/4/2015

    This week’s Field Service Roundup spotlights how a Phoenix company used GPS to help coordinate and track personnel at the Super Bowl, six rugged mobile device features that field service technicians feel they need, and how to increase the value of your fleet through social media.

  6. Survey: SMBs’ IT Spend To Increase In 2015
    2/3/2015

    Wasp Barcode Technologies published its State of Small Business Report, which forecasts growth in 2015.  According to the survey, 38 percent of companies anticipate an increase in IT spending in 2015.

  7. HITRUST Forms Cybersecurity Group
    2/3/2015

    The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), a collaborative organization that works with healthcare, business, technology, and information security leaders to establish frameworks for the management of personal health and financial information, has turned its focus to cybersecurity.

  8. Senators Question Failed HIEs
    2/2/2015

    The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) is facing criticism of its programs from three senators who have been active critics of the programs in the past.

  9. Healthcare IT News For VARs — January 30, 2015
    1/30/2015

    In this week’s news, Healthcare.gov faces questions over consumer data use, a group denies the possibility ICD-9 will skip directly to ICD-11, and legislators debate the March deadline mandating many prescriptions in New York State to be issued electronically.

     

  10. Cromnibus Will Affect Regulations Your Healthcare IT Clients Must Meet
    1/30/2015

    The Cromnibus is a combination of a short-term continuing resolution and long-term omnibus spending bill that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on December 17, 2014. Accompanying it was an explanatory statement that included instructions to the ONC focused on improving the interoperability of EHRs.

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