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VMware Joins Intel to Offer Healthcare Security Readiness Program

vmware-euc-horizon-horizon-appsVMware, Inc. has announced a collaboration with Intel Health and Life Sciences to help global healthcare organizations better understand the current state of their security readiness.

Joining Intel’s Healthcare Security Readiness Program, VMware now offers a new complimentary service that enables healthcare IT teams to gain “valuable insight into their security posture compared to the industry when it comes to breach risk mitigation.”

The new initiative also enables organizations to identify safeguard solutions that can be implemented to further reduce risk and improve their security posture.
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HIMSS 2017: Jaco Rolls Out Seven Point-of-Care Innovations

himss17-logoJaco Inc., manufacturer of a complete line of point-of-care computer medical carts and other products for electronic medical records (EMR), rolled into HIMSS 2017 this week and rolled out seven new products and product technologies.

A long-time HIMSS member and exhibitor, Jaco is showcasing what it calls :brand new products and product capabilities, and previewing product concepts at the conference.”

So what’s been unveiled in Orlando? Innovations on display include:

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SirenMD, ByteGrid Announce Partnership

promoByteGrid Holdings LLC, which is dedicated to providing what it calls the most secure and HIPAA compliant hosting solutions available, is teaming with Miami-based care coordination and telehealth communication platform SirenMD. The company selected ByteGrid for its highly secure and compliant hosting and data center solutions.

SirenMD is a care coordination and medical practice collaboration platform designed to increase the quality, efficiency, and timeliness of medical decisions.

The platform enables caregivers to access remote experts, colleagues and clinical information systems to effectively collaborate and prioritize their time, and its workflows are organized by case leveraging integration and data sharing with EHRs to optimize their decision making and clinical actions. Through its interoperable, multimedia, telemedicine application, SirenMD facilitates coordinated communication between caregivers and patient advocates using mobile and web systems.

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Medical Technology Innovator Partners with eVisit

eVisit Confirms 1 Million Seed RoundMedical technology company Hart is teaming with eVisit to build and integrate eVisit’s technology with hospital providers using Hart’s keystone product, HartOS.

“HartOS works bidirectionally with any source system to support most healthcare interface standards, making it possible to easily and securely connect and pull available data,” the company says. “The result is a powerful, HIPAA-compliant API platform through which information can be rapidly merged and accessed among hospitals, augmenting medical record generation efficiency while maintaining workflow integrity.”

Meanwhile, eVisit’s telehealth technology makes it possible for patients to see a doctor using secure, two-way video conferencing virtually any time of day, anywhere.
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Bernoulli, PatientSafe Announce Joint Demo at HIMSS17

himss17-logomHealthWatch learned Tuesday that Bernoulli and PatientSafe Solutions are teaming up at the 2017 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition (HIMSS17) in Orlando.

The partners in question will demonstrate how access to real-time patient alarms, data and waveforms delivered on a workflow-driven secure communication platform seamlessly extends hospital communication and patient infrastructure.

We’re told that the demonstration will be held Monday, Feb. 20 through Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the PatientSafe booth (#815) and features the award-winning Bernoulli One, which enables real-time collection, aggregation, and distribution of patient-generated data (including alarms and waveforms), integrated with PatientTouch, a care collaboration platform that unifies secure messaging, voice, alerts, nurse calls, EMR data and clinical workflows all in one mobile app, on one device.

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Host.net Rolls Out HIPAA-Compliant Healthcare IT Package

80 Percent of mHealth Apps Vulnerable to HIPAA Violations and MoreHost.net, a multinational provider of cloud, managed infrastructure and network services, announced Thursday the launch of its HIPAA-compliant Healthcare IT solution.

The new Host.net HIPAA Compliance Package is designed to “arm hospitals, doctors offices and healthcare service providers with secure ways to meet complex compliance regulations, protect patient privacy, establish and improve telehealth and telemedicine services and adeptly address critical healthcare IT requirements.”

Through Host.net’s HIPAA-compliant services — including colocation, physical security, cooling and power redundancies, multi-layer network redundancy and hybrid IT solutions — healthcare providers can ensure their complex data and voice infrastructure is compliant and secure.

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Visunex Medical Systems Brings Mobile Tech to Fight Against Zika

zikaAhead of the weekend, MHW learned that Visunex Medical Systems of Fremont California has announced its support in the fight against the devastating effects of the Zika virus.

“Providing the PanoCam LT wireless, wide-field infant fundus imaging system at cost to the Lucille Ellis Simon Foundation, Visunex Medical will also provide on-site personnel for training and support in Brazil for the program’s initial charter,” a provided statement reads.

The Foundation purchased the unit as part of a donation to Yale University Research, whose team recently determined how the virus infects the placenta1, and how it causes fetal brain damage2. In late August, the Yale team comprised of five disciplines announced significant headway in efforts to solve the Zika virus puzzle3.

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