Even as the move to electronic health records (EHR) progresses in earnest, there are a myriad of challenges involving legacy data systems. Chief among these challenges is the cost of maintaining obsolete systems solely for the patient information they contain. When up to 70% of a typical IT budget is spent on maintaining the current IT infrastructure and application portfolio, organizations have little left to invest in much-needed innovation. According to a recent HealthLeaders Media Survey, many organizations are still adjusting after their migration to a new EHR system. Hospitals need to get a better grasp on all forms and sources of data that they have—and the data they don’t yet have—so that the right information can be delivered to the right individual, and in the right context, at the point of care.
HealthLeaders' survey on workforce management queried leaders from a cross-section of U.S. healthcare organizations, including hospitals, health systems, physician organizations, and long-term care/skilled nursing facilities. The 150 respondents represent executives across all disciplines — administration, clinical, operations, finance, marketing, and information. In the next three to five years, hospitals, health systems, and other patient service providers expect to augment their time-and-attendance and payroll systems with integrated applications that enable more sophisticated data crunching around labor analytics, acuity management, and staffing assignments. The goal? To convert the workforce from overhead to asset — a flexible, agile asset that will help organizations succeed in an increasingly demanding regulatory and competitive environment.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Sep 04, 2012
A collaborative video can support community health education and disease prevention, as well as connect a patient with his or her practitioner through applications like telemedicine, even if separated geographically.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a nationally recognized fully integrated academic medical center and health system, is dedicated to improving patient care and advancing medical research. However, its aging legacy IT infrastructure had to be modernized in order to meet the requirements of the business.
Wake Forest Health turned to market-leading EMC Converged Infrastructure from VCE to simplify IT operations and drive business efficiency. In addition to multiple VCE Vblock® systems, the Vblock 540 with EMC XtremIO all-flash storage enabled significant improvements in application infrastructure performance and agility. After deploying the Vblock 540, Wake Forest experienced an overall 30 percent performance improvement to end
users and decreased the time needed for storage provisioning from 24 hours to less than an hour.
Read this white paper to find out more about how EMC Converged Infrastructure from VCE helped Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center modernize its business.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a nationally recognized fully integrated academic medical center and health system, is dedicated to improving patient care and advancing medical research. However, its aging, legacy infrastructure had to be modernized in order to meet the demands of its ecosystem.
Wake Forest chose market-leading EMC converged infrastructure from VCE in order to simplify IT operations and drive business efficiency. VCE Vblock® Systems built on EMC XtremIO all-flash storage enabled significant improvements in application infrastructure performance and agility, delivering an overall 30 percent performance improvement to end-users.
Read this white paper to find out more about how EMC converged solutions from VCE helped Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center modernize its business.
From professional services and hospitality to healthcare and retail, businesses thrive when they have fast, reliable Internet connections. You need reliable connections to send sales transactions, upload files, transmit payroll data, and take advantage of cloud-based applications for sales, finance, and shipping. Then remember all of the different devices in your office – like mobile phones, wearables, tablets, and even desktop phones – and the need becomes even greater.
Within six months of implementing ECM in just one department, Sharp HealthCare experienced so many benefits, it wanted to expand the solution across its entire organization, integrating it with its EMR and other core applications.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jun 23, 2016
Cisco is a leading provider of networking solutions that transform how people connect, communicate, and collaborate. A US $47 billion global company, Cisco develops intelligent networks and technology architectures for customers in industries ranging from government and military to healthcare and transportation. To help keep pace with rapidly changing customer demand, Cisco built its internal Lightweight Application Environment on OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat. With this solution, Cisco IT delivers application middleware quickly and easily to internal developers through a self-service portal. Cisco has decreased time to market for new applications, streamlined the infrastructure using containers, increased operational efficiencies, and improved the developer experience.
Healthcare IT is in the midst of a revolution. Far from its leaky-ceiling basement beginnings, healthcare information technology (HIT) is now a strategic business differentiator with a key to the executive washroom. Challenged to innovate new patient and provider application services while maintaining traditional client-server applications, HIT teams are seeking ways to ensure investments in the management and maintenance of traditional systems don’t prevent the delivery of new digital experiences now and into the future.
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TMG Health, the largest business process outsourcing (BPO) provider in the Medicare and Medicaid market, relied on a slow, batch-oriented legacy application environment that prevented it from providing continuous data visibility and access to its clients. With help from Red Hat Consulting, TMG deployed a new application platform using Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform and other Red Hat solutions. As a result, TMG reduced development time and costs and delivered real-time data access and visibility to its clients.
In this webinar, experts discuss how data and analytics can be applied to improve health program outcomes and how social determinants of health affect risk. It includes a case study on how the application of advanced analytic methods helped to decipher the impact of high-priced specialty drugs on the overall population. The experts also address how artificial intelligence can drive better decision-making, improve population health and cut costs.
Advanced image analysis and computer vision are key components of today’s AI revolution and is becoming critical for a wide range of industry applications, including healthcare, where this technology is being used to detect anomalies and improve patient care. Due to a lack of integrated tools and experience with these cutting-edge technologies, however, deploying complete systems is difficult.
Applications that utilize deep learning approaches often require large amounts of highly parallel compute power, storage, and networking capabilities, along with performance optimizations for faster data analysis. The Intel and QNAP/IEI solution combines all these elements in one complete system for scalable data management for hospitals and clinics of all sizes.
Read more on Intel’s and QNAP/IEI’s real-world use case on macular degeneration analysis through high-performance computing, vision capabilities, storage, and networking in a single solution.
Digital transformation and smart technologies are paving the way towards smarter healthcare. Medwel understands that the goal of smart hospital development stems from the needs of the patient. By tapping on ICT advancements in the healthcare environment, the common goal is to reduce medical errors and achieve a holistic approach centered on the patients’ needs.
Read more about the new MEDS-P1001—a 10.1” medical grade touchscreen PC that boosts
• Effective computing through low power consumption
• Interoperable through dual OS for different applications in hospitals
• Health insights based on smart interfaces of vital sign measuring devices
• Expandable functions through peripheral devices such as cameras, RFID reader, WIFI, etc.
• Refined and reliable design that is slim, lightweight, antibacterial, water and dust-proof
In this web seminar you'll learn how RES Software will help to find the perfect balance between your needs and those of your clinicians, administrators and regulators. Healthcare professionals will be able to access applications and data in any system, via multiple devices and from wherever they need: operations rooms, wards, clinics or even at home, without putting compliance requirements at risk.
Learn how IBM Watson Health clinical application advisors helped Floyd Health Care System take full advantage of the platform’s many benefits.
As part of its journey toward population health management, Floyd wanted to optimize the way it used the IBM® Phytel® solution from IBM Watson Health™ and take advantage of its analytical tools.
With help from an IBM Watson Health clinical application advisor, Floyd expanded its IBM solutions and used their unique capabilities to progress toward a more robust population healthcare model by adding care coordination activities and improving key process measures.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Aug 07, 2018
Healthcare leaders are facing increasing pressure to eliminate inefficiencies and add
value across the entire organization. And many are turning to the cloud. Read the Becker’s Hospital
Review brief “The Role Cloud Applications Play in Improving Hospitals’ Bottom Line” for important
considerations when choosing a cloud-based system.
Published By: Imprivata
Published Date: Jun 30, 2014
This IDC Health Insights white paper, sponsored by Imprivata, presents key findings of interviews with three healthcare IT executives at Atlantic Health System, Carolinas Pathology Group, and Beaufort Memorial Hospital regarding the deployment of Imprivata Cortext, a secure communications platform. Consistent findings across the three healthcare organizations are as follows: ease of use leads to quick clinician adoption, there is broad application of secure communication across various hospital workflows, and instant communication can save time for care team members and can improve collaboration. Read this report to learn more about how these organizations streamlined clinical workflows such as patient admission notifications, specialist referrals, pathology consultations and code team activations.
Avi Vantage is the only solution that delivers built-in application analytics in addition to enterprise-grade load balancing and application security. With millions of data points collected in real time, the platform delivers network-DVR like capabilities with the
ability to record and display application analytics over specific time intervals (last 15 minutes, hour, day, week etc.) or for individual
transactions. These application insights including total round trip time for each transaction, application health scores, errors, end user
statistics, and security insights (DDoS attacks, SSL vulnerabilities, ciphers etc.) simplify troubleshooting of applications.
Healthcare and Life Sciences organizations are adopting cloud-based workloads at a significant pace. A 2017 HIMSS study found that 65% of Healthcare organizations were using cloud-based services, and nearly 88% of those organizations were utilizing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions, which have become the preferred deployment method for many clinical application vendors.
This eBook highlights advantages of using AWS to create and maintain cloudbased Next-Gen BI Solutions for Healthcare and Life Sciences organizations. This includes use cases from diverse organizations that have utilized AWS and APN Partners to manage and analyze data, and to discover insights otherwise obscured by the sheer volume of available information. Solutions from APN Partners can help your organization take the next step in building robust processes for making data-driven decisions that improve patient care, organizational processes, and innovative product development efforts.
Published By: dinCloud
Published Date: Jun 19, 2018
DermaTran Health Solutions is a national group of compounding pharmacies. Central to its operations is the Compounder application, which DermaTran needed to deploy multiple instances of simultaneously. When issues with its former app virtualization solution – XenApp – persisted, DermaTran evaluated alternatives, ultimately migrating to a turn-key cloud-based application publishing service.
Published By: SAP Inc.
Published Date: Jul 28, 2009
Hospitals from across the world are facing increased pressure to improve operations from multiple directions. Legal requirements, an aging population in many developed countries, and an ever-increasing need to be service-oriented are forcing hospitals to do more with less. Those that learn to effectively harness the information generated by their IT systems will enjoy substantial productivity improvements.