Behavioral Health: Transition To Value Offers Opportunity To Finally Get It Right
Behavioral Health: Transition To Value Offers Opportunity To Finally Get It Right

The U.S. healthcare system has many strengths, but its ability to provide high-quality care for our country’s behavioral health patient population is not one of them.

  • The Significance Of A Software Testing Tool In The Healthcare Industry

    A software testing tool plays an important role in enhancing the quality of any software. With the constant evolution in technology, the healthcare industry is rapidly moving in the direction of technological advancement. We can see all sorts of healthcare apps that patients or attendees can download on their smartphones and get updated with health reports and doctor’s prescription.

  • Addressing Healthcare’s Growing Data Management Problem: 6 Key Considerations In Choosing A Next-Generation Storage Solution

    Virtually every industry is seeing a massive increase in data today – and the healthcare sector is facing a major spike. One contributing factor is an aging population that is driving more usage of healthcare systems in North America and Europe. And at the technical level, advances in medical imaging and genomic research are introducing new types of file types that are larger in size. Industry research firm IDC projects that new data generated by healthcare information and imaging systems will grow from 153 exabytes in 2013 to more than 2,314 exabytes by 2020.

  • How "Smart Hospitals" Handle Mission-Critical IT: They Don't Compete For Campus Resources

    Over the last several decades, the adoption of automated healthcare systems has dramatically accelerated in healthcare organizations, especially in the hospital campus environment. In fact, we are already transitioning from the “digital hospital” phase to the “smart hospital” phase, when it comes to the deployment of automated systems in hospitals that use state-of-the-art IT. This automation has led to specific service-level requirements for uptime and availability whether they operate with on-premise IT or with offsite IT service providers.

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    Vocera Communications

    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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  • Leveraging The HHS Cybersecurity Report

    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.

  • The True ROI Of SSO And VDI
    The True ROI Of SSO And VDI

    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.

  • Improving Patient Outcomes With Smartphones: UW Medicine Valley Medical Center’s Story
    Improving Patient Outcomes With Smartphones: UW Medicine Valley Medical Center’s Story

    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.

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