Tags: Healthcare

Why fast growing SoftServe is a good fit for the digital economy

Is being a smart digital operator all just about building software effectively? SoftServe, a fast growing digital consulting company with a global operation and footprint, knows that there is more to it. The creation of software is part of a means to an end. But what is that end? In Creative Intellect Consulting’s (CIC) 2016/2017…

Non-financial disintermediation and blockchain

Non-financial disintermediation using blockchain or distributed ledger technologies may be imminent. Take the car industry as an example, along with one would-be player, PowerBand. Little by little new technologies are coming to the US$2 trillion automotive industry in a big way – and that may include car selling and blockchain. In 2017, 94.5 million cars…

DJO Global turns cost to revenue with analytics “Ferrari”

Infor Birst has announced that DJO Global, a medical device provider has implemented Birst Cloud analytics platform. Many companies implementing analytics solutions pay the fees, implement the tools, analyze the data and identify where costs can be trimmed, revenues uplifted and therefore profits raised. DJO Global has taken it a step further by choosing to…

Find out the TrueCost of healthcare

Infor has announced the impending availability of Infor TrueCost. Aimed at the healthcare market it seeks to track, manage and reduce labour and supply costs. TrueCost looks across accounting and operational elements of the healthcare organisation. It is an entirely new module built as a component part of Infor CloudSuite Financials and Infor CloudSuite Healthcare.…

How Easterseals Bay Area is trailblazing using Salesforce Health Cloud

The industry is moving towards an inclusive coordination of all involved in a patient’s health from doctors, nurses, payers, but, also increasingly so, family members. The transition to customer management is needed as it also marks patients coming of age in a digital era. We have seen this transition happening in other industry sectors. Easterseals…

NHS Digital £20 million cybersecurity project

NHS Digital has announced £20 million to create its own Security Operations Centre (SOC). The SOC is charged with keeping the NHS safe from cyber-attack. In addition to monitoring national health services across the UK it will also offer cybersecurity advice and guidance to local NHS organisations. This is the second announcement from NHS Digital…

Medigate gets funding to secure medical devices

Medigate, another of the seemingly endless stream of Israeli cybersecurity companies, has announced $5.35 million in seed funding. The funding has come from YL Ventures and Blumberg Capital. The company is focused on securing medical devices on healthcare provider networks. The money will enable it to further develop its own technology platform. According to Jonathan…

NHS sets out data security and protection requirements

The NHS has published the 2017/18 Data Security and Protection Requirements. They are a direct response to recent incidents especially the WannaCry ransomware attack. They also address the ten data security standards recommended by Dame Fiona Caldicott, the National Data Guardian for Health and Care. All health and care organisations must take these steps before…

Making a difference in the NHS with analytics

Mridula Sori, Principal Analyst, development lead at NHS Improvement talks about how Alteryx has helped the NHS deliver an award winning solution in the NHS. Many of the challenges faced by the NHS are similar to those in complex businesses. There are disparate data sets and an array of external factors that can determine how…