Search Tag: Internet Of Things

IT Management

Common cybersecurity weak spots and how to tackle them

2017 01 Nov

Maintaining the safety and protection of IT systems that keep important health information requires discipline. This is especially true in this era of the Internet of Things (Iot), when more and more eHealth devices and other gadgets get connected to a provider organisation's IT system or network. Thus, ensuring that these connected devices are secure... Read more

IT Management

2017 23 Oct

Prof. Maged N. Kamel Boulos introduces his Keynote talk at the 4th EAI International Conference on IoT Technologies for HealthCare, Angers, France, October 24, 2017.    The Internet of Things (IoT) is made of sensors and other components that connect our version of the world made of atoms (i.e., us humans, our devices, vehicles, roads, buildings, plants, animals,... Read more

IT Management

Big Data: Adapt or Falter

2017 05 Sep

Most health systems, analysts say, can meet most of their analytics and reporting needs even without big data. They believe however that new use cases supporting genomics and Internet of Things (e.g., smart phones, wearable medical devices, sensors, etc.) will require big data-style solutions.Use of big data requires a high level of technical expertise.... Read more

IT Management

Growing Support for 'Internet of Things'

2017 09 May

Internet of Things continues to make inroads in healthcare, thanks to growing support from industry leaders. A new report from consultancy IDC indicates that 73 percent of healthcare executives are either prepared or very prepared to support IoT in 2017.See Also: Top Big Data and Security Trends for 2017In fact, 40 percent of provider organisations... Read more