Technology

Cyber Security and Healthcare Organizations

In February of this year, Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles fell victim to a ransomware attack. Ransomware was used to lock Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center’s electronic health records and other software, demanding a “ransom” of $17,000 to provide the key that would unlock it.  An internal emergency was declared, as emergency room systems were impacted, along with …

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Hackensack and Connexient

One of the exhibitors at this year’s HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition is Connexient, which offers digital wayfinding, indoor navigation, and location-based services for hospitals and healthcare networks.  In addition to indoor maps and “blue dot” navigation for patients and visitors, the company’s MediNav Navigator Edition provides patient flow analytics, with all-screens access on mobile …

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HIMSS 16 Conference

HIMSS 16 -By Holly Valovick On February 29, 2016, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) will begin its five-day conference and exhibition in Las Vegas.  The first-ever HIMSS national convention was held in Baltimore, Maryland in 1962, and logged just 54 attendees; at that time, the organization was known as HMSS – Hospital …

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Research Triangle Park (RTP)

By Holly Valovick -QLK Established in 1959, Research Triangle Park (RTP) in North Carolina is the largest research park in the country, and one of the largest in the world. Called the “heart and hope of North Carolina” by the state’s then-governor, it was the inspiration of a group of leaders representing government, universities, and …

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Healthcare IT 2016

Clarke’s Three Laws, proposed in 1962 by Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, a British author and inventor, include the adage, “The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.” Here are some predictions by experts of where healthcare technology may venture in 2016. Digital …

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