Sunday, May 22, 2022
Healthcare data breaches cost the most of any industry by far, at $9.23 million per incident between May 2020 and March 2021 — a $2 million increase from the previous year, according to a report from IBM. The cost of data breaches overall is the highest it’s been in the 17-year history of the Cost…
Burnout from the pandemic has exacerbated the ongoing nursing shortage, as well as a shortage of support personnel critical to a hospital’s operations, such as IT. Both nursing and IT staff shortages can impact healthcare organizations on many levels, including patient care. IT staffing shortages can result in nurses having to troubleshoot technical issues or…
The University of Miami Health System Pediatric Mobile Clinic has provided uninsured children in Florida’s Miami-Dade County with access to needed medical care since 1992. After receiving funds through a grant, the clinic built a new unit, which includes large screens, networking upgrades and a telemedicine kit. It was important for the mobile clinic to…
Fueled by the rapid uptake of remote work and sustained by the move to hybrid frameworks, video calling platform Zoom remains one of the most popular connective solutions in the United States, as well as in 43 other countries. In healthcare, the platform helped underpin the adoption of effective telemedicine. According to a recent white paper…
There’s no shortage of examples of how the cloud is transforming healthcare, including hosting remote patient monitoring applications, running advanced analytics for medical research, and enabling collaboration. And these benefits aren’t limited to clinical care; improved security, lower data center costs, reduced downtime and increased scalability can result as well. Most of healthcare’s early cloud…
After two years of shifting care models to meet patients in their home, some of the top healthcare organizations are advocating to continue reimbursement for hospital-level home care. In February, more than 15 U.S. healthcare providers formed the Advanced Care at Home Coalition to push the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for a…

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