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MICROSOFT AZURE EXPANDS API FOR FHIR TO FUEL INTEROPERABILITY

HITInfrastructure | March 17, 2020

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Microsoft Azure recently announced its expansion of its application program interface (API) for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR). The new open-source software (OSS) and connectors will advance interoperability and secure the exchange of protected health information (PHI). Leaders in healthcare are prioritizing and demanding cloud technology that works on open standards, such as FHIR, to transform how they manage data. Microsoft’s expansion will boost interoperability and he...

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DOCGO EXPANDS MOBILE HEALTH SERVICES TO AETNA CUSTOMERS

DocGo | January 18, 2022

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-DocGo, a leading provider of last-mile mobile health services and integrated medical mobility solutions, announced today it signed a multi-year contract to provide mobile at-home healthcare services to Aetna commercial and Medicare Advantage members across New York and New Jersey. With this new contract, DocGo is able to provide a range of at-home healthcare services to 2.5 million lives, including episodic and emergency care.Taking effect on February 15, 2022, Aetna members that reside in N...

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VENDOR MANAGEMENT NEEDED IN LIGHT OF NRC HEALTH RANSOMWARE ATTACK

HealthITSecurity.com | February 27, 2020

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Last week, NRC Health became the latest vendor to report it fell victim to a ransomware attack, which locked the company out of its computer systems as it worked to recover. Given its massive list of healthcare clients, the cyberattack could become a massive data breach. NRC Health sells software to about 9,000 healthcare organizations, or about 75 percent of the 200 largest hospital chains in the US. Its clients include Cedars Sinai, Adventist Health, Providence Health, and a host of others, ac...

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WHY NOW IS THE TIME FOR HEALTHCARE TO MOVE TO THE CLOUD

mHealthIntelligence | March 09, 2020

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The healthcare industry notoriously lags behind other industries when it comes to adopting new technologies. Moving to the cloud is no exception. Though there has been some uptick in cloud adoption among healthcare organizations in general, we’re still a pretty cautious bunch when it comes to the cloud. As we creep into 2020, though, momentum is building around the cloud. Healthcare IT leaders are starting to overcome two of the big arguments they’ve had against moving to the cloud &...

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MICROSOFT AZURE EXPANDS API FOR FHIR TO FUEL INTEROPERABILITY

HITInfrastructure | March 17, 2020

Microsoft Azure recently announced its expansion of its application program interface (API) for Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR). The new open-source software (OSS) and connectors will advance interoperability and secure the exchange of protected health information (PHI). Leaders in healthcare are prioritizing and demanding cloud technology that works on open standards, such as FHIR, to transform how they manage data. Microsoft’s expansion will boost interoperability and he...

Read More
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DIGITAL HEALTHCARE

DOCGO EXPANDS MOBILE HEALTH SERVICES TO AETNA CUSTOMERS

DocGo | January 18, 2022

-DocGo, a leading provider of last-mile mobile health services and integrated medical mobility solutions, announced today it signed a multi-year contract to provide mobile at-home healthcare services to Aetna commercial and Medicare Advantage members across New York and New Jersey. With this new contract, DocGo is able to provide a range of at-home healthcare services to 2.5 million lives, including episodic and emergency care.Taking effect on February 15, 2022, Aetna members that reside in N...

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VENDOR MANAGEMENT NEEDED IN LIGHT OF NRC HEALTH RANSOMWARE ATTACK

HealthITSecurity.com | February 27, 2020

Last week, NRC Health became the latest vendor to report it fell victim to a ransomware attack, which locked the company out of its computer systems as it worked to recover. Given its massive list of healthcare clients, the cyberattack could become a massive data breach. NRC Health sells software to about 9,000 healthcare organizations, or about 75 percent of the 200 largest hospital chains in the US. Its clients include Cedars Sinai, Adventist Health, Providence Health, and a host of others, ac...

Read More
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WHY NOW IS THE TIME FOR HEALTHCARE TO MOVE TO THE CLOUD

mHealthIntelligence | March 09, 2020

The healthcare industry notoriously lags behind other industries when it comes to adopting new technologies. Moving to the cloud is no exception. Though there has been some uptick in cloud adoption among healthcare organizations in general, we’re still a pretty cautious bunch when it comes to the cloud. As we creep into 2020, though, momentum is building around the cloud. Healthcare IT leaders are starting to overcome two of the big arguments they’ve had against moving to the cloud &...

Read More