Network Infrastructure

Epic partners with Mediware for blood bank tech
By Bernie Monegain 11:43 am June 23, 2017
The EHR giant can now offer clients Mediware’s blood bank software along with its own Epic Beaker for laboratory services.
By Bernie Monegain 03:49 pm June 21, 2017
The deal extends the system’s remote hosting option.
Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, IBM chiefs head to White House for tech meeting

Apple CEO Tim Cook.

By Bernie Monegain 11:37 am June 19, 2017
Healthcare is likely to receive plenty of attention, especially following reports last week that Apple is working on technology that would gather personal health records on the iPhone.
Warning: Millions of devices are still vulnerable to WannaCry
By Jessica Davis 01:59 pm June 14, 2017
About 15 percent of healthcare organizations are running on outdated systems or browsers, while 160 million computers, IoT devices and servers still have open ports, studies found.
Is your hospital hacker bait?
By Bill Siwicki 12:56 pm June 14, 2017
Device cybersecurity, cyber-hygiene and risk management can ensure attackers are repelled by your systems.
HIMSS, PCHAlliance urge FCC to move quickly on widespread broadband
By Bernie Monegain 09:01 am June 14, 2017
Organizations say broader access will support remote-based monitoring and home-based primary care for those with chronic conditions.
genetic testing Seattle children's
By Mike Miliard 02:24 pm June 13, 2017
Seattle Children's has launched nationwide network with more 60 other hospitals and health systems to improve ordering, retrieval, interpretation and reimbursement for genetic tests.
HP healthcare computer
By Bill Siwicki 12:18 pm June 13, 2017
Inpatient settings require fully functional computing devices to access clinical information, especially ones with security at the fore as cybercriminals target healthcare.

photo by Juhan Sonin via Flickr

By Jessica Davis 03:59 pm June 07, 2017
A three-year study on a large mid-Atlantic hospital found that the laboratory department was hit the hardest during downtime, with patient identification as the largest challenge.
Epic contract for VA
By Bernie Monegain 10:57 am June 07, 2017
Government has shown itself as on-again, off-again on some of its IT projects.

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