Healthcare IT

What You Should Know About Healthcare IT Security

 This article originally appeared as a blog post at: https://www.varian.com/proton-therapy/spot-blog/what-you-should-know-about-healthcare-it-security The unfortunate reality is that cybercrime pays. It pays really well for bad guys. That is because patient records are an order of magnitude more valuable than financial services records to criminals and they’re often more easily stolen. They’re more easily stolen because the investment

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Technology and Obesity

In the old days, our ancestors relied on the physical hard work to feed their family which kept them healthy and strong. In the modern world however, there is no doubt that technology has brought comfort in our lives but also increased the risk of health issues like obesity. Obesity is one of the major

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5 Health IT Trends in 2017

2016 was another exciting year in terms of health IT. There were new developments, transformations, and issues across every department. There isn’t a sector that is not making new developments all the time and advancing the way things work. Companies that rely on technology, especially in the digital sector require constant updates to make sure

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How Diagnosis Medi-Tech Could Take the Strain Off OverWhelmed Doctors and Potentially Save Millions of Lives

A 2015 Cancer Research UK study found that many people suffering the ‘10 red flag signs’ of cancer –such as a persistent cough, a mole changing size or color, or unexplained weight loss– didn’t visit a medical professional because they thought it was ‘trivial’. Whether it be due to long wait times, expensive private health-care

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Enactment of Healthcare Reforms Drives the Healthcare Information Technology Solutions Market

Healthcare information technology (HCIT) deals in creation, design, development, and maintenance of information systems for healthcare organizations. It is expected to improve medical care, curb costs, minimize manual errors, and enable the optimization of reimbursement for ambulatory and inpatient healthcare providers. Many government healthcare policies promote the use of both non-clinical and clinical solutions, especially

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Six End-User Hurdles That Can Trip Up Healthcare IT Implementations

New healthcare IT implementations can sometimes miss opportunities to be fully welcomed and appreciated by end-users – Healthcare IT their acceptance is essential to the overall success of the project. To deliver a useful and satisfying solution it’s important to be aware of the following six hurdles from project green-light through post-adoption. Clear each of

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