Data Collection & Mobility Articles

  1. EHRs And Disease Prediction

    Much of the chatter around electronic health records (EHRs) revolves around efficiency and cost cutting in clinical practice. There is even a bit of discussion about the use of EHRS to improve population health. But is there more benefit to be found in individual patient health?

  2. The Demand For IT In Education Moves Beyond Hardware

    Education technology hardware spending around the world is expected to reach $19 billion by 2018. News is even better for the “smart education and learning” market, with this area forecast to grow from $121.53 billion in 2014 to $344.94 billion in 2019.

  3. Healthcare IT News For VARs — July 18, 2014

    In this week’s news, Florida may lead in data breach notification law, and EHRs are found to be more effective than clinical trials.

  4. How M2M Applies To The Everyday Workforce

    Machine-to-Machine (M2M) technology is enhancing field service — and the customer experience they want to create for their clients.  

  5. Are Your Clinician Clients Taking Advantage Of Patient Smartphone Use?

    The vast majority of your clients’ patients use smartphones, and chances are, they themselves are on board with the idea of more patient-centered care. A global survey by FICO indicates that there may be an opportunity for them to better connect with their patients through smartphone enabled functionality.

  6. Data Collection And Mobility News From June 2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Data Collection and Mobility news, Wasp Barcode Technologies releases a new asset tracking solution and Panasonic offers a new rugged tablet.

  7. Restaurant And Hospitality IT News For VARs — July 16, 2014

    In the news this week, vending machines are going gourmet, offering upscale items in unexpected places, while more and more restaurateurs are adopting technology to boost their customer satisfaction ratings.  Also, new software helps double online apartment bookings for SACO, and hotel brands are finding that they need to readjust their methods of responding to customer service needs. 

  8. Ingram Micro, Pearson Collaboration Enables VARs To Be A Single Source Of IT For Schools

    Ingram Micro has expanded its K-12 solutions portfolio to include Pearson’s digital learning solutions. Pearson creates solutions that enable educators to leverage data to improve teaching and learning, and Ingram Micro channel partners can now create customized offerings to meet the individual learning needs of schools and districts.

  9. Government IT News For VARs — July 14, 2014

    In the news this week, the Massachusetts Senate has passed an Information Technology Bond Bill worth $999 million, and new government cloud services are also moving closer to their projected 2015 rollout date.  The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General reveals how he approaches IT security in his department in an interview with Fed Tech, and the Amazon Drone project raises some interesting concerns, which one article hopes to place at rest. 

  10. Senator Asks FTC To Scrutinize Big Data Use

    A recent experiment conducted by Facebook using user data has drawn criticism and prompted one U.S. senator to ask the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to scrutinize the use of Big Data by Facebook and other companies. In IT News John Ribeiro quotes Senator Mark R. Wagner as saying, “….I think the industry could benefit from a conversation about what are the appropriate rules of the road going forward.”

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