Featured Healthcare Content

  1. Healthcare IT News For VARs — May 23, 2014
    5/23/2014

    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.

  2. How Big Is Healthcare’s Big Data?
    5/21/2014

    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.

  3. What The IT Channel Says About Tech’s Impact On Healthcare IT
    5/20/2014

    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.

  4. Opportunities In Public Health Reporting And IT Systems
    5/16/2014

    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.

  5. Healthcare IT News For VARs — May 16, 2014
    5/16/2014

    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.

  6. Cloud Solutions’ Benefits For Healthcare Extend Beyond Computing — To Safety
    5/15/2014

    By now you’re aware of the benefits that cloud computing can bring you and your customers. From more affordable infrastructure to an answer to the BYOD question — the technology is being used to tackle problems in myriad ways. But can it go beyond just fixing tech woes?

  7. What I Learned At The Smart VAR Healthcare Summit
    5/14/2014

    Last week, ScanSource and Business Solutions jointly held our first Smart VAR Healthcare summit in New Brunswick, NJ. The event was designed to give POS & Badcoding VARs "inside information on the channel's fastest growing vertical from healthcare end users." 

    While I've written a number of healthcare-related stories during my time at BSM, I learned a lot in planning for this event and from the speakers we showcased. Here are some of my "quick and dirty" notes from the event which include what I think are the most important learnings...

  8. Data Collection and Mobility News From April 2014
    5/14/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Data Collection and Mobility news, SYNNEX’ MOBILITYSolv group launched its Carrier Service Platform via MasterStream, Datalogic offers a new mobile computer and imager, and BIXOLON introduces a new label printer.

  9. What You Should Know About The Shift To Consumer-Driven Healthcare
    5/12/2014

    A survey released by PricewaterhouseCoopers examines the shift in the healthcare industry from one of traditional offerings to one of more convenient and affordable options and also looks at consumers’ reactions to the change. The 19-page report contains a discussion of market opportunities, new entrants, two case studies addressing the democratization of care, and a third study on Wal-Mart’s activity in the industry, as well as a review of sector growth potential and insight into the impact on individual businesses.

  10. Smart VAR Healthcare Keynote: 5 Keys To Success In The Healthcare Vertical
    5/12/2014

    In his SmartVAR Healthcare Summit keynote, Shahid Shah, known as “The Healthcare IT Guy,” told VARs selling into the healthcare IT market that it is necessary to understand why this market is different from any other.

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