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...

Industry Workshops at VMworld Expand Popular AirWatch Connect Days

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If you’re attending VMworld in Las Vegas, be sure to register for a free, pre-conference Industry Workshop on Sunday, August 27. Building on the successful format of our VMware AirWatch Connect Industry Days, experts in Financial Services, Healthcare, Public Sector, and Retail will discuss digital transformation opportunities and challenges in a peer-to-peer format. Presenters will Read more...

Don’t Miss Our New Industry Solution Showcase at VMworld ’17

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Although every business has an industry categorization, for years the vertical solutions team here at VMWare has worked with industry pioneers to understand the unique business and IT challenges of six key vertical markets. Now it’s time to showcase these key industries and the real-world solutions helping them achieve quantifiable business outcomes.   Visit our new pavilion—the Read more...

VMworld 2017: A healthcare focus

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For healthcare IT, it is far too easy to become bogged down with the day-to-day tasks.  VMworld is a great opportunity to spend some time with others in the field, and explore the direction the industry is going.  With everything going on at the conference, it is important to prioritize, and what better way to Read more...

Managing the Healthcare Cloud

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A Cloud Standards Consumer Council paper titled, “Impact of Cloud Computing on Health Care” states, “There is substantial growth in demand for health care services because of aging populations, the increasing prevalence of chronic diseases and comorbidities. Concurrently, there are cost pressures stemming from the need to do more and higher quality work with fewer 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...

VMworld 2017 Session Voting Open

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This year VMworld session voting occurs earlier than usual.  For many of us, customers, partners, and employees alike, this is our chance to get our ideas out in front of others, and share our successes, struggles, and even a few laughs.  For those of you not familiar with the process of submitting a session, I Read more...

Himss 2017: Modernization Security Mobility Innovation, and Socks

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Himss 2017 was an engaging conference for the VMware team.  Conversations with curious customers and conference attendees, enthusiastic booth staff, and exceptional speakers provided significant opportunities for networking and learning for all.   VMware hosted “THE WORLDS’ MOST FAMOUS HACKER” – Kevin Mitnick – in our booth doing live hacking demonstrations and drawing attention to Read more...

VMware helps hospitals make the most of IoT

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By Mimi Spier; VP Internet of Things, Marketing, Business Development and Strategy at VMware ‘Connected Health’ is a rapidly growing aspect of healthcare. According to a 2016 survey by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), 52 percent of US hospitals use three or more connected health technologies and 47 percent plan to expand Read more...