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Secure medical data using a comprehensive strategy

Medical data protection has become a big issue in the digital age when cyberattacks are becoming more prevalent, even as more and more patient data is being gathered. A national electronic health record (EHR) database is under development, while the government has provided additional funds and incentives to healthcare professionals who adopt electronic medical systems. […]

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Big data is revolutionizing healthcare service delivery

Big data is changing the way the world does business. It continues to streamline service provision in everything – from sales to financial services, law, accounting, medicine and healthcare – through faster and faster dissemination of information. The basis of medical research has always been to collect and analyze data – who gets sick, why, […]

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Boost healthcare productivity and outcomes with mobile tech

How can mobile tech boost productivity? It’s no secret that mobile technology has revolutionized the way we live and work. Whether it’s entertainment, personal finances or shopping, mobile tech is increasingly integrated into our daily life. This trend also includes healthcare, with more nurses, doctors and patients than ever before using mobile tech to boost […]

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How to pick the right health software

With aging populations, advances in medical technology and the growing importance of ‘e-health’, software vendors are focusing more attention than ever on the health market. But with so many newcomers, how can you know you’re choosing the right software provider? Healthcare is a buoyant industry, with many opportunities for growth – and technology is a […]

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Personal apps: a new healthcare frontier

In the decades since hospitals and doctors’ offices became the traditional way to receive medical treatment, little has changed regarding the way personal health data is managed. Processes remain heavily paper-based, and data about a person’s health and wellbeing is often spread throughout different locations depending on where the consultation occurred. More recently, the arrival […]

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SaaS or on-premises? The security challenge for healthcare applications

The healthcare industry faces a difficult paradox when it comes to IT services. Healthcare has some of the most tightly governed restrictions on how information is managed, but it runs the risk of not delivering services effectively enough if it can’t access modern IT service options. There are pros and cons of using cloud-based and […]

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Healthcare 2.0 in 2017

Technology will have a big role to play in serving the biggest, most expensive user group of healthcare: the over-65s. But that technology will have to take into account changes in the consumer and society generally. These are factors IT professionals need to have at the front of their minds in 2017. Older customers today […]

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