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...

Monitor all the healthcare things.

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In healthcare IT, most of the monitoring tools overlap in functionality, providing the teams with multiple views, each with different interpretations. Driving efficiency across traditional infrastructure, public and private clouds, and especially the virtual and physical networks enables an improved provider and patient experience by preventing downtime.  Simplifying monitoring, while not always glamorous, not only Read more...

Boston Medical Center Secures Electronic Patient Records with VMware NSX

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VMware is proud to work with Boston Medical Center, now standardized on vSphere as a virtualization platform for its data centers. From appointment scheduling to vital health monitoring and imaging systems, VMware technology helps those operations run smoothly and securely so the BMC staff can focus on primary and critical care for patients in need. Read more...

CHRIS LOGAN AEHIS ANNOUNCEMENT

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Healthcare Security is the Foundation: Why I’m Joining the AEHIS Foundation Board   In 2014, one year before I joined VMware as a senior healthcare strategist, the leadership of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) recognized a need for greater education and resources geared towards healthcare security executives.   It was from this Read more...

VMware Achieves HIPAA & PCI Compliance with Cloud Hosted DaaS

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Today’s care and business demands require IT teams to present applications quickly and securely to clinical staff, physicians and business teams (often times regardless of location or device type). These requirements are driving the implementation of virtual desktops, such as VMware Horizon View. Hyperconverged infrastructure has dramatically simplified virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) by providing standardized Read more...

VMworld 2017- A Healthcare IT perspective

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With VMworld 2017 behind us, it is a great time to look at what VMware announced, VMware’s direction, and what all this means for Healthcare IT.  From partnering with Amazon Web Services, to adding additional cross cloud functionality, and enhancing security, this is an amazing time to be a part of the VMware Healthcare journey. 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...