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While there has been much ado about interoperability, there are still no real solutions, same as last year and the year before that. The large EHR vendors who continue to dominate the market still maintain that interoperability is all but solved, still can't connect EHRs across the continuum causing frustration by providers and a disservice to patients. The ONC pays lip service to the problem, but that is about it. It is time for the healthcare industry to consider alternatives like middleware which has been proven in other industries such as finance, retail and hospitality. The lack of EHR interoperability continues to pose a serious threat to healthcare initiatives, according to a recent report published by the American Hospital Association (AHA). The report discusses the various aspects of the healthcare industry and care delivery that are negatively impacted by ... (more)

Zones IoT Patient Care | @ThingsExpo @Zones #IoT #M2M #API #Wearables

Zones, Inc., illustrated how technology solutions can improve patient care at the HIMSS16 Conference and Exhibition. Zones' healthcare experts showcased technology to enhance patient care, ensure access to electronic medical and health records (EMR/EHR), design and implement mobility initiatives, and safeguard network and data security. Supporting every aspect of IT in the healthcare environment, Zones' healthcare team can recommend the most productive and scalable IT solutions to ensure a higher quality of care throughout a healthcare organization. Zones' team of healthcare IT ... (more)

Have You Upgraded to #WearableTech? | @ThingsExpo #IoT #DigitalTransformation

Have You Upgraded Your Body to Version 2.0? The increasing popularity of the Internet of Things necessitates that our physical and cognitive relationship with wearable technology will change rapidly in the near future. This advent means logging has become a thing of the past. Before, it was on us to track our own data, but now that data is automatically available. What does this mean for mHealth and the "connected" body? In her session at @ThingsExpo, Lisa Calkins, CEO and co-founder of Amadeus Consulting, will discuss the impact of wearables, IoT and predictive analytics on h... (more)

Cloud Computing in Healthcare | @CloudExpo #API #PaaS #Cloud #Security

The competitive landscape of the global cloud computing market in the healthcare industry is crowded due to the presence of a large number of players. The large number of participants has led to the fragmented nature of the market. Some of the major players operating in the global cloud computing market in the healthcare industry are Cisco Systems Inc., Carestream Health Inc., Carecloud Corp., AGFA Healthcare, IBM Corp., Cleardata Networks, Merge Healthcare Inc., Microsoft Corp., Intel Corp., and Oracle Corp. "The high level of customization required by various healthcare organiza... (more)

Wearable Medical Devices | @ThingsExpo #IoT #M2M #API #WearableTech

The global wireless health market by products encompasses ECG monitors, insulin monitors, neuromonitors such as EEG and EMG devices. This research report analyzes this market on the basis of its market segments, major geographies, and current market trends. Recent estimates show that an astounding 1.8 million people across the world will be using wireless remote monitoring devices by 2017. Many of these users will be those suffering from chronic diseases. To put that into perspective, consider this: about 75% of all healthcare expenditure worldwide is spent on patients suffering... (more)

Commvault Clinical Archive Launched | @CloudExpo @Commvault #Cloud

SYS-CON Events announced today that Commvault, a global leader in enterprise data protection and information management, has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Commvault has launched Commvault Clinical Archive to modernize the way healthcare organizations manage, migrate and share clinical data. As hospitals and healthcare... (more)