Telemedicine

Overcome geographic and budgetary constraints that stand in the way of face-to-face interactions, and maintain closer contact with medical providers to help improve patient care. With the latest conferencing and communications technologies, your system can reduce the need for staff travel, which can result in long-term cost and time savings.

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2014 Top HIT TRENDS - Technology innovation, integration, interoperability & security and more
Reducing costs, improving patient care, elevating your mHealth strategy and integrating new entities are some of the top priorities for healthcare executives. This report offers solution snapshots, reviews, insights and perspectives to help you strengthen your clinical and business IT initiatives in 2014. DOWNLOAD NOW
Executive Viewpoint: Interview with Director of Technology Support at Avera Health
In this executive viewpoint, James A. Burkett Jr., director of technology support at Avera Health shares how Avera Health - a network of 300 hospitals, family care practices and specialty clinics - has been a forerunner in telemedicine for over a decade, and continues to bring benefits to remote physicians and their patients. DOWNLOAD NOW
Case Study: Conemaugh Health System
In this video case study, Barbara Duryea, director of research and development at Conemaugh Health System illustrates how telemedicine is being used to merge the clinical and IT world to positively impact healthcare. VIEW NOW
Executive Viewpoint: Interview with Luke Webster, M.D., CMIO, CHRISTUS Health
As the chief medical information officer for CHRISTUS Health, Dr. Luke Webster oversees the Health Informatics department. Luke is responsible for leveraging the use of clinical tools to improve the quality and efficiency of patient care across the entire health system. Here, he shares his views on the uses, value and future of telemedicine and its varied applications from hospital to home. DOWNLOAD NOW
Case Study: Centennial Mental Health Center Redefines Care Frontiers
CMHC clinicians spent a staggering number of hours each week traveling to see clients in every corner of the nearly 18,000 square miles the organization covered, plus logging additional hours on the road to meet with colleagues and managers based in other offices. This severely limited the time and resources available to provide support and services to clients. Read this case study to find out how CMHC has carved a pioneering niche in the forefront of telemedicine. DOWNLOAD NOW
Networking and Unified Communications
Fast, reliable and secure wireless networking has become mandatory in today’s healthcare environment as physicians, nurses and other clinicians increasingly rely on mobile technology to provide better patient care. Learn how robust WLANs support increased mobility and faster, more secure data access. DOWNLOAD NOW
Case Study: Telemedicine Links Avera Health Network to Life-Saving Care
For regional healthcare provider Avera Health, delivering quality care to geographically dispersed rural communities posed a host of unique challenges, from limited clinician resources to the vast distances separating facilities. DOWNLOAD NOW

Data Storage & Security

Rich media imaging and video application sharing continue to fuel exponential growth of digital patient files. And with meaningful use, the push to adopt and expand EHRs further multiplies the demand for storage. It's important to streamline and secure data that is being stored in order to comply with HIPAA regulations and the latest Meaningful Use requirements.

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2014 Top HIT TRENDS - Technology innovation, integration, interoperability & security and more
Reducing costs, improving patient care, elevating your mHealth strategy and integrating new entities are some of the top priorities for healthcare executives. This report offers solution snapshots, reviews, insights and perspectives to help you strengthen your clinical and business IT initiatives in 2014. DOWNLOAD NOW
Executive Viewpoint: Interview with CIO of RML Specialty Hospital
During this interview, Julie Ames, CIO of RML Specialty Hospital shares how virtualization proved to be a cost – and space – saving solution for the hospital. Furthermore, the conversation illustrates how data storage technology improved IT responsiveness and supported RML’s EHR system. DOWNLOAD NOW
Case Study: Aspirus Cost-Effectively Boosts Disk Performance
In this video case study, director of technical services at Aspirus explains how they future-proofed their IT performance and lowered their storage costs. VIEW NOW
Executive Viewpoint: Interview with Director of Information Systems at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital
During this interview, Bill Johnson, director of information systems at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital shares his views on today’s pressing security challenges, as well as key steps for overcoming security threats and tips to prevent data loss. DOWNLOAD NOW
Video: Data Loss a No. 1 Concern Among IT Executives
In this informative video, Matt Jach, senior security engineer at CDW reveals the results of a poll showing data loss as the No. 1 concern among IT executives. He also reviews the steps you should take to put your organization on the path to better data security. DOWNLOAD NOW
Storage Strain: Univita Health Bolsters Storage and DR Environment to Accommodate Acquisition Wave
Managing data is a growing challenge for companies of all shapes and sizes. However, for healthcare organizations, it’s a particularly vexing issue. Learn how Univita Health turned a huge business challenge into an opportunity to realize their business potential. DOWNLOAD NOW
Case Study: Healthcare IT Infrastructure - Aspirus Breaks New Ground with Flash Drive Technology
Within a few short years, Aspirus’ implementation of Epic EMR across its regional clinic and hospital network began taxing the healthcare system’s storage capacity. Learn how Aspirus took an innovative approach to deliver instant, uninterrupted clinician access to critical patient data and proactively boosted performance. DOWNLOAD NOW
ACUTELY NEEDED IT OVERHAUL DELIVERS LONG-TERM BENEFITS FOR RML SPECIALTY HOSPITAL
With a small IT staff already stretched thin with everyday responsibilities, finding time for an overdue security audit seemed next to impossible to IT Manager for RML Specialty Hospital. When a contract to treat patients from another hospital required RML to comply with strict security standards, RML knew it needed to address the situation immediately. Read this case study to find out how RML improved its network security. DOWNLOAD NOW

Point of Care

The ability to access and capture data electronically in the patient room allows practitioners and staff to treat patients faster and more accurately, while helping to reduce the risk of medical errors. In addition, the latest cart, barcoding and mobile technologies bring the benefits of instant access to data right at the bedside.

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2014 Top HIT TRENDS - Technology innovation, integration, interoperability & security and more
Reducing costs, improving patient care, elevating your mHealth strategy and integrating new entities are some of the top priorities for healthcare executives. This report offers solution snapshots, reviews, insights and perspectives to help you strengthen your clinical and business IT initiatives in 2014. DOWNLOAD NOW
Executive Viewpoint: Interview with CIO at Baptist Health
In this interview, Wanda Sims, CIO at Baptist Health talks about the health system’s use of barcode and radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, and how it improved patient safety and asset tracking within the organization. DOWNLOAD NOW
Case Study: Nebraska Medical Center Adopts Nursing Electronic Documentation
During this video case study, you’ll hear from the clinical process design coordinator and clinical information specialist at Nebraska Medical Center as they explain how adopting a nursing electronic documentation system helped promote patient safety and nurse efficiency. VIEW NOW
Patient Bedside Technology Enters New Era
A plethora of new hardware and software continues to transform the delivery of care at hospital bedsides. Smartphones and tablets are surging in popularity among physicians and nurses. Bedside technology is proving to be a valuable tool for supporting positive patient outcomes and improving clinical workflow. By providing clinicians instant point-of-care access to EMRs, diagnostic images and more, bedside technology can enhance the quality of patient care and patient safety. DOWNLOAD NOW
Benefits of Mobile Carts and Wall-Mounts: Maximize Space at the Point of Care
Today’s hospitals strive to deliver the best patient care. Technology that promotes data entry and retrieval at the point of care plays an important role in achieving this goal. Things like mobile carts and wall-mounts can maximize resources at the point of care, help you do more with less space in patient rooms and improve technology utilization for better patient care. DOWNLOAD NOW
Secure Wireless: The Right Wireless Tools at the Point of Care
Watch this HIMSS webinar to learn how to improve physician productivity and enhance patient care at the bedside with the right wireless tools. VIEW NOW
Wireless Networking: The Next Generation
Fast, reliable and secure wireless networking has become mandatory in today’s healthcare environment as physicians, nurses and other clinicians increasingly rely on mobile technology to provide better patient care. Learn how robust WLANs support increased mobility and faster, more secure data access. DOWNLOAD NOW

Mobility

With the emergence of mobile devices, the need for mobile device management, security and integrated wireless network infrastructure are all crucial parts of being an advanced healthcare organization, to provide anywhere, anytime access.

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2014 Top HIT TRENDS - Technology innovation, integration, interoperability & security and more
Reducing costs, improving patient care, elevating your mHealth strategy and integrating new entities are some of the top priorities for healthcare executives. This report offers solution snapshots, reviews, insights and perspectives to help you strengthen your clinical and business IT initiatives in 2014. DOWNLOAD NOW
Executive Viewpoint: Interview with Senior VP & CIO of CHRISTUS Health
In this interview, George Conklin, senior VP and CIO of CHRISTUS Health discusses the trends that are driving the need for today’s healthcare facilities to have a more secure wireless network. You will also learn how data and device security are managed across a wireless network within the organization. DOWNLOAD NOW
Case Study: RML Leverages Security Technology to Up Data Protection Ante
In this video case study, Todd Prellberg, IT manager at RML Specialty Hospital explains how they analyzed security threats and vulnerabilities within the hospital. Prellberg also discusses what recommendations were provided and how they ultimately improved security. VIEW NOW
Making the Most of Mobility to Maximize Workflow Success
With the growing popularity of bring your own device (BYOD) and the “consumerization” of I.T. in this digital age, healthcare facilities must keep pace with the demand for seamless, secure data access on intuitive devices that integrate into any workflow. Watch this HIMSS Industry Solutions webinar to learn industry drivers and trends shaping the future of mobility in healthcare, as well as real use cases demonstrating how mobility is applied to different workflows. VIEW NOW
Mobile Device Management: Not What it Used to Be
The widespread proliferation of mobile devices offers advantages to both the enterprise as well as staff, however IT shops struggle to deploy consistent controls across an array of varying software and device types. Learn how MDM can optimize the functionality and security of a mobile communication network while minimizing cost and downtime. DOWNLOAD NOW
Case Study: KidsCare Therapy
Learn how in-home caregiver, KidsCare Therapy, identified tablets as a way to streamline clinical documentation. DOWNLOAD NOW
Mobile Computing and Activation Overview: Communicate with Everyone All the Time
Learn how mobile computing and activation can help your hospital increase staff productivity and flexibility, receive communications at the bedside and enable access to clinical applications in real time. DOWNLOAD NOW
Executive Viewpoint: Interview with Suresh Krishnan, Chief Technology Officer, Northwest Community Healthcare
Read this interview with CTO, Suresh Krishnan as he shares his success with a wireless network solution that supports this world-class facility serving the northwest Chicago suburbs. DOWNLOAD NOW

Visual Solutions

Digital signage allows you to quickly share information throughout your facility with advanced displays, network technology and new-generation media that delivers dynamic, customized content. The resources below can help you improve patients' experiences with a versatile digital signage solution that can be used almost anywhere, delivers targeted messages, conveys vital information, reduces content distribution time and cost, and improves communication among staff.

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CONFERENCING SUPPORTS MARKET TRENDS
Whether you want to enable remote employees or reduce travel expenditures, organizations are increasingly focusing on providing better communication. Conferencing, in particular, is taking center stage. Global Industry Analysts Inc. anticipates that the video conferencing market will continue to grow due to an increase in a larger mobile workforce and a growing prominence of telepresence. DOWNLOAD NOW
STRENGTHEN MESSAGE SHARING WITH DIGITAL SIGNAGE TECHNOLOGY
Healthcare organizations need better ways to communicate in order to keep up with the pace of change. You also need to be able to target physicians and staff, patients and visitors with specific messaging. Finding the right delivery method, though, can be challenging. Learn how digital signage can streamline the dissemination of visual communication and information to more easily get your message seen and heard, leading to improved patient satisfaction. DOWNLOAD NOW
EXECUTIVE VIEWPOINT: INTERVIEW WITH SENIOR VP & CIO, SPECTRUM HEALTH
As senior VP and CIO of Spectrum Health, Patrick O’Hare is responsible for all information, services, technology and resources tied to outcomes across the organization. The Spectrum Health system of care includes a medical center, regional community hospitals, a children’s hospital, a multi-specialty medical group, physician practices and a nationally recognized health plan. Here, Patrick speaks to us about his perspectives on digital signage and how this technology is used throughout the health system. DOWNLOAD NOW
SEEING IS ACHIEVING: STAYING ON THE CUTTING EDGE OF VISUAL TECHNOLOGY
Staying connected with patients and staff can be a challenge without the proper tools. Today, the adoption and extension of visual solutions can help healthcare organizations improve its performance, reap the potential value of its resources and build its brand and reputation. Learn how to make informed decisions about leveraging next-generation visual technologies in order to achieve your goals with maximum efficiency and minimal risk. DOWNLOAD NOW