Tag: Healthcare

Healthcare systems are the target of choice for ransomware

Healthcare systems are the target of choice for ransomware

Written by on April 18, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Another day and another healthcare ransomware attack. The latest healthcare ransomware target – Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) in Buffalo, N.Y.  ECMC and its long-term care at Terrace View facility got hit by a computer virus that prompted a computer system shutdown early Sunday.  As of April 13th, they are still working on bringing their […]

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How wireless has become the modern infrastructure – Infographic

How wireless has become the modern infrastructure – Infographic

Written by on February 22, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Wireless tech is an idea that started out on the drawing board and went to become one of the largest carriers of digital data in the world today. This pattern of growth has been nothing short on monumental. Today, wireless technology is responsible for the smooth and efficient functioning of several niches of industries. Every […]

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Technology-savvy patients driving ‘connected’ healthcare

Technology-savvy patients driving ‘connected’ healthcare

Written by on June 9, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Demand from technology-savvy patients seeking control over their medical data will overcome privacy concerns about the “connected” products and services Philips is now focused on, its chief executive said. The success of the Dutch company’s decade-long transition from a consumer goods giant specializing in lighting to a seller of networked medical products […]

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No healthcare IoT without Open APIs

No healthcare IoT without Open APIs

Written by on March 29, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Measure twice, cut once. That old idiom is usually attributed to carpenters, but there is wisdom in it for anyone working with data. Namely, make sure your data is sound before you can act on it. Where Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) collide, we suddenly have an incredible capacity to put the […]

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Taking healthcare anywhere – simply anywhere

Taking healthcare anywhere – simply anywhere

Written by on March 15, 2016 in Catalysts with 0 Comments

Perhaps the most exciting outcome from the revolution in mobility and the Internet of Things (IoT) is the effect both are having on healthcare. From the simplest apps and ‘wearables’ tracking exercise and diet to the remote monitoring of patients, the potential benefits are immense. The earliest use cases focused on delivering medical advice via […]

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In the realm of healthcare – come back when you’re perfect

In the realm of healthcare – come back when you’re perfect

Written by on January 29, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Consumers don’t demand perfection so much as they thirst for novelty. Apple’s whole business model, for example, seems to be built on satisfying that thirst with endless tweaks and iterations of non-essential goodies: smartphones abound, but iPhones are still part luxury, part status symbol, part obligatory purchase for fans loyal to the brand. Enterprise solutions, […]

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Healthcare venture to centre on customer service

Healthcare venture to centre on customer service

Written by on January 13, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Three large U.S. venture capital firms are betting that hospitals will buy into a new service designed to help healthcare providers treat their patients more like upscale hotels treat their customers. The new company, called Docent Health, is creating software and mobile applications that will help organize and monitor every aspect of an […]

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Startups target ‘stay at home’ seniors market

Startups target ‘stay at home’ seniors market

Written by on September 20, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shari Cayle, 75, called “Miracle Mama” by her family ever since she beat back advanced colon cancer seven years ago, is still undergoing treatment and living alone. “I don’t want my grandchildren to remember me as the sick one, I want to be the fun one,” said Cayle, who is testing […]

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The IoT, guaranteed success or hit and miss?

The IoT, guaranteed success or hit and miss?

Written by on September 7, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments

The IoT (now, we don’t even need to say what the letters mean the first time we use it in an article) is fuelling a boom. At the moment, the boom is mainly boosting conference organisers, trade show hosts and research houses. They feast on the figures. Connected healthcare is estimated to be worth zillions, connected […]

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Is the first wave of wearables wearing thin?

Is the first wave of wearables wearing thin?

Written by on September 4, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments

According to both consumer research and investment analysis, the appetite for wearables is slowing down. Investment, according to Forbes, at least in ‘activity trackers’ has basically stalled. The consumer research was extensive, carried out, as it was, among 328,000 people. DisruptiveViews did its own extensive research – sample size one – and the wearable in […]

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