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Healthcare IT News For VARs — November 18, 2013
In this week’s news, a survey shows exchanges want standardized pricing and integrated EHR solutions. Also, the Electronic Health Record Association agrees that further investigation is warranted before regulating additional medical IT devices.
Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking News From October 2013
Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking, news includes a partnership, products, a promotion, a playbook, and a “Proof of Concept Lab.”
ScanSource’s Constantine Lists VAR Opportunities In Healthcare
Paul Constantine, president of ScanSource POS and Bar Coding in North America, says VARs will find many business opportunities in the healthcare vertical in 2014.
As-a-Service Business Model Is A Game Changer For Security
Tony Sorrentino, president of ScanSource Security, says the as-a-Service business model is emerging in the channel for VARs and integrators selling security and video surveillance products.
Why IP Video Sells Itself
Scott Schafer, executive VP of Arecont Vision, comments on how IP video contributes to higher ROI.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — October 31, 2013
In this week’s news, the AHIMA Convention provides education on ICD-10 implementation and on overcoming human error in EHR management. Also in the news, more vendors are taking up the challenge of meeting Stage 2 Meaningful Use criteria, MSPs can find business opportunity in complying with the HIPAA omnibus rule, and of course, the healthcare IT community is weighing in on the problems with HealthCare.gov.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — October 18, 2013
This week in the news, the government shutdown ends, HIMSS reports EMR adoption not advancing for about a quarter of hospitals, and the key to your customers’ satisfaction with their EMR solutions could be fewer features.
Data Collection and Mobility News From September 2013
Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Data Collection and Mobility, companies expand an in-vehicle solution, add a rugged model to a tablet line, introduce a new app for radio communications, and offer new label printers.
Curious VAR's Guide To Expanding Your Product Portfolio
At the beginning of the month I attended SYNNEX' National Conference in Greenville, SC. I really enjoy this event because it's not focused on one vertical or type of solution. Rather, you get a chance to see and hear about everything from servers, printers, and tablets to healthcare, education, and government. For those VARs open-minded enough to be looking for the next big opportunity, the expo floor of this broad event is the place to be. Likewise, it's a place for me to learn about these opportunities for myself.
First Thoughts From (And On The Way To) ScanSource’s Partner Conference
The obvious benefits of channel conferences are the networking, education, and new product information. Another more subtle upside is you’re typically trapped on a plane for hours, affording the opportunity to read and reflect without the typical business interruptions.