The health record is an essential communication tool that supports clinical decision-making. Concern about patient privacy and confidentiality is as old as medicine itself. When it comes to our medical records, nothing is more important than our privacy.
Digital technology has radically transformed our world. Tablets, smartphones, and web-enabled devices have radically changed our daily lives and the way we communicate. The healthcare industry is sensibly trying to balance between innovation and patients’ privacy.
When considering cloud-based solution especially in the healthcare industry, it is crucial to separate fact from fiction. Here are few myths that continue to misdirect and misguide the cloud discussion in keeping health records on cloud-based storage systems.
"You're basically saying, 'We had power failure in a location but unfortunately we were unable to continue operations from a secondary data center despite the fact that we spent hundreds of millions of dollars on it."
Arkansas State Archives leads the way in digital preservation to protect state records and historic materials
Arkansas has just become the latest US State Archives to select Preservica to ensure the long-term protection and accessibility of important state records. Arkansas State Archives has chosen Preservica Cloud Edition for long term preservation and safe-keeping of its state’s significant electronic records of lasting value.
Arkansas joins 15 other states using Preservica’s digital preservation solution, including Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, North Dakota, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Tennessee, Texas, South Carolina, Vermont, and Wisconsin.
123ContactForm, leading web form builder, announced today that it has achieved compliance with data security standards outlined in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
The decision was based on 123ContactForm’s customers feedback and on the increased interest in medical forms such as Appointment Request, Medical History Form, Prescription Refill, Online Bill Pay, Patient Satisfaction Survey and Dental History Form. The progressive complexity of the forms was soon followed by a need to ask for the patient’s private health information.
Empowers customers to fight back by detecting malicious activity as it appears on the Internet
San Francisco – July 28, 2016 – RiskIQ, the leader in external threat management, today announced general availability for its Security Intelligence Services, a ground-breaking new product that uses the Internet itself as a detection system to automatically defend a network from cyber attacks. Attackers use automation and can launch sophisticated attacks at very low cost by rotating and reusing undetected infrastructure. RiskIQ has provided defenders with access to Internet datasets, advanced analytics and machine learning to stay one step ahead. With Security Intelligence Services, RiskIQ now detects unknown threats at the source and tracks how attacks change and spread—in real-time.
Partnership enhances services for digital transformation in the public sector
Eduserv, the not-for-profit provider of IT services for the public sector, has enhanced its services for digital transformation by partnering with Microsoft as a Cloud Solutions Provider.
The new partnership sees Microsoft Azure and Office 365 added to Eduserv’s services, giving customers more options to move to the cloud and build the foundations for digital transformation.
Microsoft Azure adds to the existing managed cloud services covered by Eduserv’s Assured Hybrid Cloud. By connecting to Eduserv’s accredited cloud platform or to public clouds including Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, customers can take a secure and progressive approach to cloud migration and digital transformation.
Today the teaching pedagogy has changed dramatically. With innovations in technology and increasing student mobility, educational delivery is changing constantly. Many schools have adopted the idea of personalized learning and they examine each student on their cultural background, needs and interests to create a customized educational program to generate interest and maximize outcomes. Similarly, schools, colleges and universities across the country has infinite data on students, teachers and staff which has to be effectively managed and analyzed to uncover insights that can improve operational effectiveness and boost student engagement.
Global online dating service provider removes language barriers by translating user-generated content in real-time
WAKEFIELD, Mass. – July 20, 2016 – SDL (LSE: SDL) today announced that Cupid Media is using SDL Machine Translation technology to enable single people across the globe to communicate seamlessly in real-time, regardless of their native language or location.
Cupid Media is a rapidly growing online dating network that sees 20,000 new customers each day. The company has helped over 30 million people worldwide look for love across its 36 different dating sites in 100 countries worldwide. With a need to address its growing demand for additional languages, the company turned to SDL to implement its Machine Translation technology.
Open Source Distribution Accelerates Drupal 8 Projects, Offers Intuitive Authoring and Streamlined Workflows for Enterprise Organizations
BOSTON – July 19, 2016 – Acquia, the digital experience company, today announced the launch of Acquia Lightning, a freely available open source distribution of Drupal that accelerates Drupal 8 development, streamlines authoring for business users, and make it easy for non-technical users to manage content and experiences. It serves as the perfect starter kit for Drupal 8, bringing together critical functionality for enterprise-scale delivery of digital experiences. The Acquia Lightning distribution is available on Acquia Cloud Free, where developers can start building with Drupal 8 today.
The proliferation of new devices and channels along with the rapidly growing expectations for mobile experiences raises the stakes for developers and builders of digital experiences. Drupal 8 provides digital experience management capabilities built for the future of the web. It offers a simplified user experience and tools that empower builders to create highly personalized and mobile experiences. Today’s launch of Acquia Lightning makes it easy for organizations to get started fast with Drupal 8, shaving weeks or months off development projects.
61% of IBM i user organizations have implemented digital initiatives, but half of them say the shortage of IBM i skills is a barrier
PETERBOROUGH, NH – July 07, 2016 – 61% of IBM i users revealed in a new poll that their organization had rolled out some type of digital transformation initiative on the platform, typically adding web interfaces to IBM i applications or switching from paper to digital presentment of documents. However, the growing shortage of IBM i skills came out as one of the biggest barriers to transformation projects on the IBM i.
The survey of 52 European IBM i users includes interviews conducted by SoftLanding® Systems, a division of UNICOM® Global, at two recent IBM i conferences, International i-Power 2016 and Common Europe Congress. It highlights the top five digital transformation initiatives that organizations have implemented on the IBM i operating system:
Top digital transformation initiatives implemented on IBM i