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IT Management

Vendor-Driven Standards for Interoperability

2019 21 Aug

David Hancock, the healthcare executive advisor at InterSystems, was recently elected vendor co-chair of INTEROPen , a UK collaboration that promotes open standards for interoperability in the health and care sector. spoke to David about why he wants INTEROPen to be vendor-led and how this approach will help both suppliers and... Read more

IT Management

The Price of Healthcare Outsourcing: Redundancy

2016 28 Apr

Recently, Modern Healthcare reported that Emblem Health laid off 250 staff members, or 7.5 percent of the company’s workforce, after deciding to outsource all of its tech work to services company Cognizant. CEO Karen Ignagni said outsourcing the work was part of critical modernisation for the company’s future. Ignagni... Read more

IMAGING Management

Agfa HealthCare's Services in the Spotlight at RSNA 2015

2015 17 Nov

Tailored service offerings help hospitals manage people, processes and technologies Wide portfolio offers everything from equipment services, to cloud and managed services, to remote monitoring and financial services. Dedicated and expert Services teams support hospitals around the world to meet targets and goals. Hospitals can outsource,... Read more

IT Management

IT Security Complacency High

2015 20 Oct

Many healthcare professionals believe criminals are increasingly targeting health IT systems; however, only 10 percent or less of healthcare organisations' IT budget goes toward cybersecurity and protecting their patients' highly sensitive information, according to a new study from Trustwave. The survey was conducted to measure the challenges facing... Read more

IT Management

Agfa HealthCare selected as approved supplier for NHS SBS in Healthcare Clinical Information Systems

2015 29 Sep

Framework will simplify and speed up the tender process for complex IT healthcare systems Agfa HealthCare selected for five of the six system domains. Suppliers chosen are those that can support healthcare providers to drive improvements in delivery of patient care.   Agfa HealthCare's modular and customizable ORBIS suite*supports... Read more

IT Management

HIMSS: 87% of Providers Invest in Data Protection vs. New Threats

2015 04 Jul

Healthcare providers take the issue of cybersecurity seriously, and most of them (87 percent) have implemented new technology and personnel to guard against cyberattacks, results of the 2015 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey show. Two-thirds of those surveyed also indicated that their organisations had experienced a significant security incident recently.... Read more