Enabling patient-doctor trust goes a long way in a provider's ability to
provide care. Trust is also critical for enabling network connections that
are safe, to help secure health networks.
The healthcare industry is scrambling to shore up defenses as cyberattacks
and breaches increase. The rapid adoption of electronic health
records/electronic medical records (EHR/EMR) has created an attractive
opportunity for cyber criminals. Ponemon Research recently reported that
breach costs are $363 for each stolen healthcare record, and that is the
highest across all vertical markets.
Health organizations are tasked with the difficult job of protecting both the
core HIS network and departmental systems. This is particularly true in
multidisciplinary practices which are comprised of clinics and multi-location
healthcare facilities. Typically, cyber security in healthcare built... (more)
The Future of Hospital Operations Looks like "Air Traffic Control"
By Mohan Giridharadas
Explosion of data volumes. Interoperability of systems. Large servers in the
sky that can analyze enormous amounts of data, compute complex algorithms in
real time, and communicate in microseconds. Mobile communication through
devices that patients, providers and staff all carry all the time. What does
this all mean for hospital operations? Based on working with dozens of
hospitals and conversations with 100+ others, we think the near future of
hospital operations is quite exciting. Call it wh... (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)
Wearable Medical Devices to Drive Global Wireless Health Market till 2023
Recent estimations 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 from chronic diseases such as diabetes,
asthma, and Alzheimer's, and cardiovascular problems. Grappling with these
issues, the healthcare industry has attempted to increase the integr... (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)
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)