Sunday, May 22, 2022
Microsoft officially released Windows 11 in October 2021, and all devices that are eligible for an upgrade to the new operating system will be offered an upgrade by the middle of this year. The latest version of the OS comes with a range of new features focused on productivity, multitasking and collaboration — all of…
From 2019 to 2021, the shift to cloud and remote work drove a nearly 19 percent increase in the average number of security tools organizations must manage — from 64 to 76, according to the “Panaseer 2022 Security Leaders Peer Report.” While healthcare organizations are unlikely to have that number of security tools, the number…
Two major healthcare technology conferences dominated March — and Florida — with complementary outlooks on innovating and reimagining care delivery. ViVE, newly launched as a combined effort of CHIME and HLTH, highlighted advances in digital health through insightful sessions available online and in person in Miami. Experts discussed health equity, value-based care and strong partnerships…
The mantra of Mark Eimer, senior vice president, associate CIO and CTO of Hackensack Meridian Health — C2S2, or consistency and collaboration, simplicity and security — reflects the organization’s experience with the cloud-based productivity tools: Chromebooks offer a consistent experience anywhere, Google Workspace improves collaboration across teams, Chrome OS provides a straightforward end-user experience, and…
Displays are just about everywhere in today’s healthcare settings, in locations as varied as waiting areas, exam rooms, nurse workstations, imaging centers and operating rooms. However, not all displays are created equally. The technical standard for medical imaging recommends a luminance (brightness) of 350 candela per square meter (cd/m2) for diagnostic imaging, a luminance of…
The technology landscape of post-acute and senior care is changing as Baby Boomers, who are much more technologically savvy than previous generations, begin to age into senior care services. This trend is coinciding with greater digital health adoption by healthcare organizations in response to the pandemic. As post-acute and senior care organizations continue to compete…
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement launched the Triple Aim framework in 2007, setting three goals to optimize health system performance: enhance the patient experience of care, improve population health and reduce the per capita costs of healthcare. Providers have since widely adopted the Triple Aim. Delivering high-quality, cost-effective care is crucial, but it’s become clear…
As more adults over the age of 60 seek care that allows for more independence, tech companies are answering the call as they increasingly offer health and wellness products and services that cater to older adults’ specific needs. Voice-assisted devices, less intrusive sensors and wearables are just some of the tools being adopted by older…
The number of data breaches reported to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services hit an all-time high in 2021, with 679 incidents reported according to Critical Insight’s “2021 Healthcare Data Breach Report.” These breaches affected 45 million Americans, which was also an all-time high. It’s no secret that medical records are valuable to…

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