Featured Healthcare Content

  1. Healthcare IT News For VARs — May 30, 2014

    In this week’s news, the end of paper records could be imminent, and healthcare may be the site of a Target-like security breach.

  2. How Healthcare Is Leveraging Data Capture And Tracking Technologies

    You might be familiar with data analytics applications in healthcare, specifically the use of EHRs to track patient populations, but that’s only the tip of the iceberg. The technologies aren’t exactly new, but data capture and tracking technologies are starting to take a foothold and bring new levels of insight to healthcare providers willing to take a deeper look at the data these technologies help to collect.

  3. How Does HIPAA Apply To VARs?

    If you have a client that works with HIPAA protected data in any way, it’s in your best interest to clarify exactly what responsibilities you have as their solutions provider. This means you need a concrete understanding not only of what qualifies as a covered entity, but also, who qualifies as, and what it means to be a “business associate.”

  4. Antimicrobial Coatings And Healthcare Devices: An Emerging Innovation

    As technology plays a greater part in healthcare, more attention is being paid to how it interacts with the healthcare environment. Most specifically, how device surfaces and materials behave in terms of harboring micro-organisms. Until recently, occasional wipe-downs with external treatments were the standard method of sanitizing devices, but innovative companies have begun incorporating anti-microbial properties into device cases.

  5. AHIMA Education Requirements Set To Rock The World Of HIM

    There’s disruption coming in the world of health information management (HIM), and its name is EHR. With all advancements comes change, and the benefits of EHR have created a need for a new (and more educated) type of HIM professional. What this means for solutions providers, is not only opportunities to insert themselves as educated leaders, but also a need to possibly beef up academic credentials themselves.

  6. Healthcare IT News For VARs — May 23, 2014

    In this week’s news, hospitals pay record fines after a data breach, and a surgeon dumps his EHR vendor in favor of a personal solution.

  7. How Big Is Healthcare’s Big Data?

    The age of healthcare defined by data has officially begun. The industry is a bit behind others, but once things get to full speed (or even partial speed), it’s almost universally agreed upon that Big Data in healthcare will dwarf what we’ve seen so far in other areas.

  8. What The IT Channel Says About Tech’s Impact On Healthcare IT

    The Huffington Post recently released a list of leading technologies from Vala Afshar, CMO of Extreme Networks, that are changing the healthcare landscape. Here, we provide some key insights into some of the most important from that list from Business Solutions magazine (BSM) contributors and writers.

  9. Opportunities In Public Health Reporting And IT Systems

    The discussion around EHR (electronic health records) has gone well beyond documenting patient encounters. Records are being used to track trends not only in individual patient health, but also to document and anticipate public health trends.

  10. Healthcare IT News For VARs — May 16, 2014

    In the news this week, a medical transcription provider is fired due to a data breach, and there is big potential for EHR growth in dermatology.

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