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...

VMworld Industry Workshops Redux

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Back by popular demand, VMworld Industry Workshops featuring healthcare, financial services, government, and education digital transformation leaders will take place Sunday, August 26. Each pre-conference workshop offers a unique opportunity to hear peers describe their visionary perspectives and practical approaches to tough industry challenges. Organizations and agencies looking to improve engagement, empower employees, strengthen cybersecurity, Read more...

Making the Healthcare Hybrid Cloud a Reality

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What is VMware Cloud on AWS?   AWS is a market leader in the public cloud market.  Many new companies have launched businesses on the platform, and a number of traditional companies have adopted a new way of bringing products and services to market.   At the most basic level, VMware Cloud on AWS is 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...

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...