Big Data in Healthcare Will be the Norm by 2021


As the benefits of big data become more pronounced, this technology is finding a place in an increasing number of industries, not the least of which is the healthcare sector. In fact, some researchers anticipate that big data could become a staple in the way healthcare is administered by as soon as 2121. Big Data Health IT healthcare

8 Major Problems Healthcare CIOs are Facing


The role of CIOs is increasingly changing as the business technology undergoes a major shift, making them face a difficult task of incorporating new technology while still retaining ethical standards of the healthcare industry. Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security Health IT News CIOs healthcare

How Blockchain Can Revolutionize Healthcare & Medical Records


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How technology is transforming healthcare delivery in Gulf region

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IT will transform the healthcare sector in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries over the coming years

The Problem With Healthcare Records

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healthcare system more efficient, the U.S. The challenge seems to be coming from the applications that are being used to manage the digital healthcare records. Turning paper into electronic records is turning out to be harder then expected Image Credit: benben. In the U.S.,

Ten Hidden Risks That Threaten Your Healthcare Practice

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Technology has made running a business and a healthcare practice much easier and more efficient. Here are 10 threats to your current operations and how you can easily fix them for free: Ten Hidden Risks That Threaten Your Healthcare Practice from […]. Cyber compliance healthcare infosecWith several IT advantages, that are always great risks when networks and systems fail.

One in eight people have suffered a healthcare data breach

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A quarter of victims had their NI number compromised and 18% saw their biometric identifiers compromised, but most people trust healthcare providers with their data

ERP for Excellent Healthcare

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Today's healthcare professionals rely on integrated software solutions like Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) because they help them to deliver better service to their patients. In fact, hospitals wouldn't be able to run efficiently without a knowledge-based IT system such as ERP in place. Doctors and nurses do an amazing job looking after their patients, but even highly educated, talented people

IBM’s Watson supercomputer brought to Finnish healthcare

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Authorities in Finland are working with IBM to improve healthcare through cognitive computing

Applications of Machine Learning In Healthcare Diagnosis

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Machine learning has influenced different industries such as businesses, vehicle distributors and now the healthcare industry

Healthcare providers say CRM unlocks integrated marketing

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As cross-channel marketing and technology start to gain more status within the healthcare industry, CRM companies are being called upon to deliver a high degree of support to the overall customer experience - including an increasingly integrated marketing platform for healthcare providers and their clients. Growing consumerism in US healthcare is forcing providers to massively upgrade the overall

CRM platforms are core of US healthcare marketing

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The US private healthcare industry represents one of the most diverse and sophisticated healthcare programs in the world. Some healthcare CRM providers, however, have made this sector their own by developing sophisticated platforms configured specifically for bothThe sheer volume of information that providers must manage on a day to day business can fall outside the scope of many CRM platforms.

The Uncertain Future of Obamacare and the Healthcare Industry

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In that scenario, the future of Obamacare, and the healthcare industry at large, was certain to stay the course. The healthcare cost savings from 2010-2020 should exceed $1 trillion. More importantly, as payers and providers have adjusted their businesses to the New Healthcare Economy , we have seen improvements in quality outcomes including a 25% reduction in hospital readmissions.

How Healthcare Can Keep Up with Accelerating Tech Cycles


” And yet in healthcare, we, as consumers are still challenged to book an appointment online and practitioners are lost in the ancient interfaces of the EMR systems that most of the time do not provide the right information at the right time for a patient (and we hope it’s the right patient!). About the Author: Eugene Borukhovich is an international expert on healthcare information technology innovation. By Eugene Borukhovich.

2017 Predictions: Big Data, Digital, and Virtual Care Key to Engage Healthcare’s Empowered Consumer

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The healthcare industry is changing rapidly as its consumers begin to demand more of the organizations from whom they receive care and insurance. Not only are healthcare consumers sharing more financial risk for the insurance and care they receive, but they are increasingly purchasing insurance outside of group contracts via exchanges or Medicare and Medicaid programs. Providers and payers continue to struggle to understand what engages the healthcare consumer.

Vodafone whitepaper hails role of IoT in delivering personalised healthcare treatments

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Vodafone outlines how smart devices can improve patient adherence by offering them personalised healthcare

7 Technology Advances that Will Influence the Future of Healthcare

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There are a number of incredible innovations emerging in the healthcare market, but some of these developments are coming to medicine sooner than we?d d think

CIO Lessons From The Rollout Of The U.S. Healthcare Software

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As part of the Obamacare overhaul of how healthcare is provided to U.S. citizen an opportunity to register for healthcare insurance coverage. The healthcare exchanges are the cornerstone of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s health insurance reform legislation enacted in March 2010. healthcare system will eventually be resolved. Technology Affordable Care Act glitches health insurance marketplaces healthcare Obamacare online healthcare exchange rollout

NHS Digital aims to put healthcare on firm cyber security footing

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NHS Digital set to work closely with National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to boost healthcare sector cyber security capabilities

GITEX 2017: Technology innovation empowers Middle East healthcare sector

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Technology is empowering doctors and patients, accelerating innovation and pushing the healthcare industry to the point of massive change, according to digital health expert John Nosta, who is set to speak at GITEX 2017 in Dubai

Healthcare executives steer ERP investments cloudwards

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industry, hospitals and other healthcare organizations have been slow to adopt them, according to a survey from consultancy Black Book Market Research. Describing the healthcare ERP software sector as “inert,” the survey noted growth of less than 2% in 2015 as hospitals devoted fundingWhile enterprise resource planning systems have become standard in nearly every U.S.

Middle East healthcare on cusp of IT innovation era

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Healthcare in the Middle East looks set for a revolution, according to the first surgeon to use Google Glass during an operation

Social Media Checkup: Healthcare Industry Growing Stronger

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Its understandable why the healthcare industry has lagged behind in social media adoption. Healthcare organizations operate under an intense regulatory microscope. Customers are pushing healthcare organizations to communicate via social media. Guest post by Adam Roumm.

Fast-growing healthcare market demands CRM expertise

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The healthcare industry, however As the CRM market becomes more sophisticated, it is also becoming more segmented, with different providers specializing in specific sectors. Because some of these sectors bring with them very particular requirements – for example, defense and government contracts have a wide range of regulatory boxes that need ticking.

Higher education and healthcare use specialist CRM in all but name

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Customer relationship management software may be targeted at businesses, but the healthcare and higher education industries have redefined it to gain better insight into their users

How the Digital World Could Transform Healthcare

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The world is witnessing a digital revolution that is bringing enormous amounts of change, at a rapid rate far beyond anything ever seen before. With so many rapid forms of technology arising across so many different industries, the changes are felt in every aspect of society and are drastically transforming the way that we live

How The Open Group Healthcare Forum and Health Enterprise Reference Architecture cures process and IT ills

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Learn how The Open Group Healthcare Forum (HCF) is advancing best practices and methods for better leveraging IT in healthcare ecosystems

The Biggest Security Threats in Healthcare


The Healthcare industry is one of the largest pillars of the U.S. The wealth of private and personal information within healthcare systems makes the industry an inherent target for hacking. User errors pose other security threats for healthcare systems.

Vertical Market Collaboration Scenarios - Healthcare

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So far, this series has laid a foundation for understanding how vertical applications can be a way for UC vendors to differentiate, but also for business decision-makers to achieve richer results with collaboration. Most of my analysis has focused on how fragmented

Is Virtual Reality the Next Revolution in Healthcare?


VR has been in action for longer than you’d imagine, with its hands in healthcare even decades ago. Here are a few ways virtual reality is revolutionizing healthcare. The healthcare industry is using VR as a way to teach those with PTSD techniques for coping and suppressing their triggers in a calm environment, reliving their combat experiences or other traumatic events so they can learn how to handle them better in the real world. Rick Delgado.

Philips teams with HPE on ecosystem approach to improve healthcare informatics-driven outcomes

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Learn how companies tackle the complexity of solutions delivery in healthcare by using advanced big data and analytics

Insights into the cyber threat to the Healthcare Industry


The healthcare industry has long been under cyberattack. Statistically, 75% of all attacks against the healthcare sector have occurred in just the last 12 months. This presentation will dive deep into the cyber threat for healthcare providers, giving insights and actionable lessons that you can use to enhance your defense. Bob Gourley. But something has changed. Now that adversaries have found a more direct path to monetize their efforts, the number of attacks are increasing.

Technologies Changing the Future of Healthcare


The healthcare industry is moving at a rapid pace, going through massive technological changes, from digital networks to wearable products. VR has revolutionized the way healthcare operates. These are just some of the few advancements shaping the future of healthcare today.