Featured Healthcare Content

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Cloud Solutions’ Benefits For Healthcare Extend Beyond Computing — To Safety

    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?

  6. What I Learned At The Smart VAR Healthcare Summit

    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...

  7. Data Collection and Mobility News From April 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.

  8. What You Should Know About The Shift To Consumer-Driven Healthcare

    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.

  9. Top Opportunities Revealed At Smart VAR Healthcare Summit

    VARs and systems integrators who attended the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit on May 6 in New Brunswick, NJ, learned where to find opportunities in the healthcare IT market.

  10. Air Force Collaborates With Private Sector To Enhance U.S. Manufacturing Capability

    There is a new resource for the development of manufacturing technology. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate (AFRL/RX) has brought together diverse groups from academia, industry, and government to create America Makes, an institute that will develop and foster manufacturing innovation.

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