Big Data is everywhere. However, as the list of Big Data tools grows and grows, organizations of all sizes often struggle to build and maintain analytics infrastructures that are future-proof. Nowhere is this clearer than in the development of healthcare analytics.
Stolen IP represents a significant subsidy since the thieves don’t have to bear the costs of developing or licensing that technology or manufacturing process. If a competitor steals a company’s product-related trade secrets, it can beat that company to market with a new and innovative product, undercutting the victim company’s market share.
Many medical professionals get malpractice insurance for protection against losses associated with alleged errors. However, there's another kind of coverage that's increasingly necessary for them: data breach insurance.
As healthcare providers, it’s our duty to prescribe the best treatment for our patients. It’s also our fiscal responsibility to ensure that we are providing care that is accessible. But how can providers keep track of the staggering amount of data available to them, including emerging new therapies, better identification of subgroups of patients using biomarkers and other measures, disease outcomes, toxicities, and costs?
Paris Community Hospital was seeking to simplify the management of its IT assets and reduce the time and effort expended on maintaining the environment. With an IT department of four staff to manage 500 machines, the organization was finding it difficult to provide timely and efficient service to users.
Hardin memorial health accelerates care, improves critical workflows and boosts patient satisfaction.
With the growing number of “check lists” and mounting pressures to improve quality, safety, efficiency and performance, it is easy for healthcare providers to lose sight of an essential part of medicine – compassion.
A recently released article in the Journal of Pediatric Quality and Safety shows the independent research results of an observational study on how to reduce the time nurses and physicians spend on communication tasks that take them away from patient care in a critical care environment.
Vocera empowers care teams through intelligent, real-time communication. We enable communication and coordination across the patient’s Healthcare experience. Vocera helps care team members reach the right person at the right time, on the right device, with the right information, in the right place, anywhere.
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The long-anticipated Report on Improving Cybersecurity in the Healthcare Industry has been released by the HHS Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Task Force, and with it comes clear, prescriptive recommendations on protecting your organization from the growing risk of cyber-attacks.
To protect PHI, healthcare organizations often build a system of usernames and complex passwords. But why are we still relying on usernames and passwords when solutions such as single sign-on (SSO) have a measurable benefit of giving time back to clinicians, which is everything in healthcare. That time saved –amounting to hours per week – can now be spent with patients, increasing both patient and clinician satisfaction.
UW Medicine’s Valley Medical Center dramatically improved patient outcomes after moving to a smartphone-based platform for clinical communication and alarm and alert notification.