Health Care Article Archive:
Declines in total contract value and deal volume made 2012 the worst year for IT services since 2002, according to Ovum.
The Health IT skills shortage is a bitter pill for hospitals and medical facilities, but it could be the perfect prescription for specialized solution providers who understand the needs of providers, insurers and drug and device makers and can step in to fill the talent void.
Schneider this week introduced a new division to provide support services for all types of data centers, from specialized facilities for health care, retail, and financial companies to the fundamental underpinnings for cloud and managed hosting services providers.
It wasn’t exactly Mardi Gras, but the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, the industry’s premier health care IT organization, did manage to attract close to 35,000 attendees to its 2013 event in New Orleans last week. Here’s some of what show-goers heard and saw about the state of technology in medicine.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd added a compliance to its list of capabilities, indicating renewed channel opportunities that could facilitate a revival for once stagnant GRC markets.
Information Technology Group (SMB 500 #39) discusses what it takes to serve the health care community and explains why virtualization is actually a complement — not a compliance issue — when it comes to outfitting medical practices.
Identity theft is commoditizing, paving the way for a rise in medical data breaches in 2013 that garner cybercriminals more lucrative returns. For the channel, this heralds opportunities crack into health care markets with advanced security solutions aimed solely at protecting this valuable medical data.
CellTrust has introduced a HIPAA compliant server that enables secure communication between health care providers and patients when exchanging sensitive medical information via smartphones, pagers and tablets. It also means that the gap between the health care industry and technology is closing.
Dell makes an effort to promote its health care alliances and capabilities as it seeks to capture a growing portion of solution provider portfolios and enterprise customers.
A new study from contract tech services facilitator OnForce indicates there may be more to the story than simply adapting to the economic downturn.