Sunday, November 28, 2021
What makes a smart hospital so smart? You might think it’s the use of artificial intelligence and virtual care services, or strategic investments in IT infrastructure. Ultimately, however, the leaders at these healthcare organizations share one important trait: a commitment to technological innovation when it promises to positively affect patient care. In a roundtable discussion,…
From patient questionnaires to Internet of Medical Things devices, healthcare systems collect, store and rely on massive streams of data to deliver care, especially as they undergo digital transformations. In North Carolina, Chapel Hill-based UNC Health responded to the pandemic in 2020 by deploying new telemedicine capabilities, an online symptom-checker chatbot and automated models to…
Though shifting part of a healthcare system’s staff to remote work followed necessary safety protocols for the pandemic, it also made cybersecurity more challenging, especially in a heavily regulated field. Perimeters expanded and adapted beyond hospital walls. Quest Software’s KACE is a device management platform designed to streamline the process of securing and maintaining devices…
Digital screens are essential for healthcare facilities. More than simply a screen on a wall, digital signage can be part of a larger strategy to more actively engage with a community and provide valuable information, especially in healthcare settings. Digital signage combines flat screens, touch screens and Wi-Fi to improve communication of important information such…
The average hospital room contains 15 to 20 connected medical devices, such as patient monitors, ventilators and IV pumps. These Internet of Medical Things tools have become a much-needed part of patient care, but they also represent security challenges. In August, a team of McAfee researchers found vulnerabilities in a widely used infusion pump that…
To get a sense of what the future of work in healthcare may look like, it’s important to look back on what’s changed since the beginning of the pandemic. For North Valley Health Center, many of the changes the healthcare organization made are now a central part of its IT strategy. Watch the full webcast here.
To get a sense of what the future of work in healthcare may look like, it’s important to look back on what’s changed since the beginning of the pandemic. For North Valley Health Center, many of the changes the healthcare organization made are now a central part of its IT strategy. Watch the full webcast here.
Digital screens are essential for healthcare facilities. More than simply a screen on a wall, digital signage can be part of a larger strategy to more actively engage with a community and provide valuable information, especially in healthcare settings. Digital signage combines flat screens, touch screens and Wi-Fi to improve communication of important information such…

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