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, 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 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"
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)
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)
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)
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)