Network Infrastructure

Optum startups
By Susan Morse 03:37 pm December 01, 2017
New venture fund from the UnitedHealth Group subsidiary is more of a market lift model than an accelerator, partner says.
Blockchain in healthcare
By 03:04 pm November 29, 2017
The tech’s appeal lies in its digital ledger of transactions and healthcare is on the precipice of adoption to grow networks of secure data.
CapEx vs. OpEx cloud computing
By Tom Sullivan 02:54 pm November 28, 2017
Hospitals can save money with cloud-based apps rather than buying them outright, but IT pros struggle to explain nuances.
FCC broadband

Mignon Clyburn, Ajit Pai, Chairman, and Michael O'Rielly are three of the five commissioners for the FCC. Credit: fcc.gov

By Jessica Davis 03:23 pm November 27, 2017
The proposed draft would update the agency’s Rural Health Care Program and waive the $400 million annual cap for a one-time basis, as its Telecom Program has doubled in size from 2011 to 2016.
UPMC invests billions to leverage Microsoft tech

Photo via UPMC

By Susan Morse 10:03 am November 06, 2017
Specialty hospitals for cancer, heart and transplant and vision and rehabilitation to be built with the tech company’s input on IT design.
Vanderbilt go live with Epic EHR

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

By Bernie Monegain 01:50 pm October 31, 2017
The two-year project dubbed “EpicLeap”, replaces McKesson EHR with 25 separate customized modules of Epic software.
5G network

Qualcomm headquarters in San Diego. Photo via Wikipedia

By Jessica Davis 11:25 am October 31, 2017
The technology could improve connectivity of IoT devices in the healthcare sector, but policies and standards must evolve to allow the tech to reach its full potential.

UMass Memorial Hospital in Worchester.

By Bernie Monegain 11:43 am October 27, 2017
Engagement across the health system, starting with the selection and eventual design of the system, helped $700 million project go off without a hitch.

Jonah Comstock moderates a panel with Mark Poler from Geisinger Health System, Ken McCardle from Mount Sinai Health System and Joe Bluechel from Sirius at the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum on Tuesday.

By Mike Miliard 10:12 am October 25, 2017
Developing sound data models is challenging enough, but operationalizing them can be even trickier.
HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

John Quackenbush, a professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, speaking in Boston on Monday.

By Tom Sullivan 12:43 pm October 23, 2017
It’s time to take stock of big data so we can move forward and turn it into knowledge, experts at the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum say.  

Most Read

The Daily Brief Newsletter