Healthcare Executive Commentary

  1. Best Practices To Choose PACS VNA Or Storage VNA For Healthcare
    10/27/2014

    Healthcare organizations are often encouraged to acquire and implement a vendor neutral archive (VNA) as an enterprise medical imaging data repository. The idea is simple — migrate DICOM (digital imaging and communications in medicine) images archived in departmental picture archiving and communications system (PACS) applications into a centralized PACS VNA.

  2. How To Defend Against Security Breaches In Healthcare
    9/10/2014

    As electronic health records and other forms of healthcare data become more prominent, data security for healthcare organizations grows more and more important.

  3. Ensure Continuity With Your EMR Upgrade
    8/8/2014

    EZSolution is a managed IT provider with a clear mission…to help businesses succeed and grow through computer technology solutions. It is this focused mission that makes them so valuable to their clients.

  4. Scan Your Way To Meaningful Use Compliance
    7/30/2014

    Meaningful Use Stage 2 compliance is the number one issue facing healthcare IT professionals in 2014 and 2015. An important requirement for certification is tracking medication from order to administration using assistive technologies. The most common assistive technology is bar code scanning. 

  5. What You Should Know About Healthcare’s Meaningful Use And Demand For Bar Code Scanners
    7/17/2014

    Automating medication administration processes continues to be a key factor in achieving Meaningful Use Stage 2.  The core measure requires more than 10 percent of all medication orders be tracked using the eMAR, or electronic medication administration record, and an automated technology.

  6. How To Establish Recurring Revenue Streams Through Printing Solutions
    6/23/2014

    In any business, it’s important to establish a recurring revenue stream. In the office equipment industry, a recurring revenue stream can come from not only selling the hardware (printers or copiers), but also selling the software solutions that are most appropriate for a customer’s business needs. For example, selling multifunction devices bundled with a compatible and/or complementary software solution can boost not only the initial sale but will also help to establish a recurring revenue stream with these three key segments: installation, peripherals, and maintenance.

  7. 4 PIAM Trends To Watch In Healthcare
    6/12/2014

    It is an important objective of hospitals to provide a caring and comfortable environment where patients and their families can focus on the healing and recovery process without having to worry about their physical safety. This often poses a dilemma as hospitals work to balance the need to be welcoming and open with the need for strong security.

  8. The Top 5 Access Control Solution Features For Hospitals
    5/21/2014

    Healthcare facilities are meant to be a source of comfort and healing; however, even hospitals and clinics are subject to crime, fraud, and other illegal acts. In fact, a 2012 study showed that incidents of crime at U.S. healthcare facilities were on the rise.

  9. 6 Critical Pressure Points Of Healthcare Network Security
    4/21/2014

    Today, even the smallest healthcare organization is a technology hub. Multiple IT systems connect providers to patients, medical specialists, online resources, and external providers and staff are increasingly equipped with mobile devices to support their work within and outside the facilities. The regulatory environment is stringent, and new state healthcare exchanges place additional security and privacy pressures on healthcare organizations.

  10. 4 Reasons Healthcare Facilities Need New Wireless Applications
    4/16/2014

    Generally speaking, healthcare has been a laggard in the adoption of mobile wireless technologies compared to other industries such as retail and hospitality. But with the introduction of smaller devices, smartphones, and tablets, the need for increased mobility in hospitals has accelerated dramatically in the past few years.

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