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Reinventing the Data Center Increases Healthcare Agility

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Healthcare mergers and acquisitions broke records last year in the US and already this year, activity remains strong. Recent deals have included the creation of the second largest home health provider, the sale of six hospitals by CHS, and acquisitions by Ascension, according to RevCycle Intelligence. Increasing consolidation has hospitals taking a closer look not Read more...

VMware Cloud on AWS Supports HIPAA Regulated Apps and Data for Healthcare Organizations

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Summary: Research shows that healthcare is ready for the cloud. Now the cloud is truly ready for healthcare. Healthcare organizations can now sign a Business Associate Agreement with VMware and run HIPAA regulated workloads on this new hybrid cloud service Cloud is becoming a critical element of healthcare modernization strategies. Recent CHIME and Becker’s Hospital Read more...

Sunday Reads and the Globalization of Healthcare?

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I loved my healthcareitnews.com Sunday HIT Reads this week. It really drove home how EVERYONE around the world is trying to solve the same healthcare problems. And for the most part, despite differences in how healthcare might be funded, there’s a great degree of similarity in the conclusions those countries are coming to in how Read more...

Healthcare’s Shift from Patient to Customer

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Healthcare’s Shift from Patient to Customer by James Millington Faster and more engaging care. That’s what we can expect from healthcare providers in the future. As healthcare transformation executives I met with this week outlined their visions, I noticed a subtle, but important shift in perspective. A patient is now a customer. This change acknowledges Read more...

Leveraging NSX SD-WAN to Connect Healthcare EMR Systems across Cloud, Data Center, Branch, and Edge

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  Author: Mike Lonze Healthcare organizations are increasingly extending their services to affiliate clinics and hospitals, through growth by mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, and organizations becoming service providers. This poses several issues in that the existing infrastructure and systems used are not homogenous. Making them work together seamlessly is often difficult and can mean a Read more...

Why would the number one target of healthcare hacks in the UK be electronic staff records?

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New research from VMware and Intel explores the cyber threat to the NHS showing the extent of the attacks and public sentiment towards cyber security. WannaCry served as a huge wake-up call for the healthcare industry and is unlikely to be the last such attack. Globally, healthcare organizations are becoming increasingly distributed as Walk-in Clinics, Read more...

New @ VMworld: Healthcare Industry Workshop & Showcase

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How will the cloud, together with the modernization of the data center and ubiquity of mobile devices impact providers and patients? What does the future of healthcare look like? Join us for two VMworld firsts: A half-day, pre-conference healthcare industry workshop on August 27 An industry showcase featuring interactive healthcare demos, August 27–31 Pre-Conference Healthcare Industry Workshop Read more...

John Muir Health Extends Digital Clinical Workspaces to Its Provider Community

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How does a large and diverse healthcare organization see VMware Workspace ONE, VMware Horizon virtual desktops, mobile devices and the cloud as transformative solutions to cut costs, deliver a digital workspace, simplify application access and management and generally delight their users? VMware’s James Millington recently sat down with Bill Hudson, former chief healthcare strategist at Read more...