This small article was written on 2020-04-13 when the total confirmed cases were at 1,883,000 and the death toll on New York City alone was above the number of deths… Read more Health-Care Data Exchange in the times of Coronavirus (COVID-19) – and the elephant in the room →
Docs use pen and paper after computers scrambled amid global outbreak Source: UK hospital meltdown after ransomware worm uses NSA vuln to raid IT <<UK hospitals have effectively shut down… Read more UK hospital meltdown after ransomware worm uses NSA vuln to raid IT →
In the first part of this blog series, I covered how the healthcare industry can benefit from IoT and Big Data. In this week’s post I’ll take a more in-depth look into the potential security issues associated with Big Data and what the future holds for healthcare IoT. From cars and hotels, to consumer goods like lightbulbs and watches there is a growing network of everyday objects connected to the Internet. These sensors and devices generate nonstop streams of data that can improve personal and professional lives in many ways. However, with… Read more Big Data, IoT and Healthcare: Part II →
The 3G4G Blog: LTE vs TETRA for Critical Communications. Great opinion-piece to read by knowledgeable people. When dealing with mission critical communications, regardless whether in the public or private… Read more LTE for Critical Communications – not yet there. →
CVS has recently rebranded itself as CVS Health. It plans to open 600 new MinuteClinics over the next three years. Previously they just treated minor conditions. Now services are expanding to include preventative health (vaccinations, screenings and so on) as well as the management of chronic conditions. Can Healthcare indeed learn from retail? Most probably not in the way, Jacob West suggests, as the healthcare regulations and NHS requirements in the UK are certainly a different kettle of fish from what MinuteClinics and CVS are able to offer. Yet, there… Read more Could lessons from retail transform the way healthcare works? →
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