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...

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...

Helping Children Heal at Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH)

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Caring for sick children—especially those with serious medical issues—takes a special kind of sensitivity and engagement. Most children don’t want to be in the hospital, they’re often scared and bored, and they miss their friends and family. Anything a hospital can do to keep them entertained and positively engaged can have a real impact on Read more...