Featured Healthcare Content

  1. What Does XP’s End Of Life Date Mean For Healthcare?
    5/9/2014

    The Windows-using world (or at least the XP-using part), got thrown into turmoil on April 8 of this year. As of that date, Microsoft ended support of its XP operating system. This meant a headache for most users, but for healthcare entities in particular, it meant that huge amounts of PHI (protected health information) was now likely unprotected.

  2. EHR Vendors Missing Out On ACO Opportunities
    5/6/2014

    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides for the establishment of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) as part of its plan to decrease healthcare costs. The ACOs overall incentivize providers to keep patients healthy, but they also represent a new class of customer for EHR solutions providers — the  ACA provides financial incentive for healthcare providers who are making efficient use of electronic records to curb Medicare costs.

  3. VARs, ISVs Will Find Opportunities In 3D Printing For Healthcare
    5/5/2014

    3D printing is set to revolutionize the healthcare industry. The technology that has been around since the 80s, has finally been developed to a point where it will change the way we handle medicine.

  4. Healthcare IT News For VARs — May 2, 2014
    5/2/2014

    In the news, behavioral healthcare providers are looking for help with their ICD-10 solutions. Also, the Health Records Association has opposed the decision to shorten the time between Meaningful Use certification editions, arguing it is in opposition to produce high-quality software and conduct proper training.

  5. Verizon Gives Insight Into 2014 Healthcare Data Breaches
    5/1/2014

    In an effort to gain further insight into the ever changing landscape of data breaches, Verizon has released a report, covering 50 global organizations, 1,367 data breaches, 95 countries, and 63,437 security incidents in 2013.

  6. Lessons From A Healthcare Hackathon
    4/30/2014

    Hackathons were born straight out of the software-coding community, but do they hold any lessons for VARs? If a vendor is interested in staying on top of where their industry is headed — then yes.

  7. Healthcare Regulations, Advancing Technology Create Opportunities For Solutions Providers
    4/29/2014

    Several industry experts' opinions on the most significant trends and opportunities in healthcare are featured in the Business Solutions article Healthcare IT Driven By The Patient in the Business Solutions 2014 Partner Program Insider. The following channel execs also provide insights on trends and opportunities for BSM's readers.

  8. Telemetry Advancements Open Growth Channels For Healthcare Solutions Providers
    4/29/2014

    Remote telemedicine has been around almost 40 years. Recently though, remote monitoring of patients has experienced a boom in growth. The increase is motivated by both a shift toward more patient-focused healthcare, as well as moves toward cost-cutting across the industry. For solutions providers, this means growth in the demand for the technology and support systems around the advancement.

  9. Meaningful Use And Its Burden On VARs
    4/29/2014

    Healthcare is at a turning point. Entities ranging from individual providers to the federal government are looking for ways to cut costs, and advancements in the use of patient data have provided opportunities that didn’t before exist.

  10. Healthcare IT News For VARs — April 25, 2014
    4/25/2014

    In this week’s news, the DOD looks to industry minds for advice, and, EHR certifications reach a benchmark: more than 1000 products certified for 2014.

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