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  • Future points to Healthcare IT as a Service

    IT leaders today frequently mention the importance of bringing social, mobile, analytics and Cloud technology - the so-called "SMAC stack" - into a single, integrated architecture.

  • Telstra enters e-health space

    Telstra (ASX: TLS) has launched an e-health business division called Telstra Health as it looks to connect patients with doctors via video conferencing, said group executive of retail, Gordon Ballantyne.

  • 5 Ways Digital Health Startups Can Break From the Pack

    Now's a good time to be a healthcare startup. Investors have poured between $3 billion and $5 billion into the digital health market so far in 2014, according to Rock Health and StartUp Health. (The two groups track funding differently, which is why there's such a discrepancy.) Meanwhile, Accenture expects the digital health market to reach $6.5 billion by 2017.

  • Mercy Health saves $1.2 million by moving to the cloud

    Victorian-based health care provider Mercy Health has saved an estimated $1.2 million following the migration of production workloads into a hybrid cloud environment.

  • Digitising healthcare: The state of e-health in Australia

    We look at several examples of how digitisation is transforming the healthcare industry.

  • Private Health Insurance Exchanges Poised for 'Hypergrowth'

    As the second year of open enrollment under healthcare reform nears, there are both celebrations and complications.

  • Building a healthy storage array

    A storage area network (SAN) crash two years ago was the catalyst for a long rebuild process at Sir Moses Montefiore Jewish Home.

  • HIMSS Leadership Survey: Everything Old Is New Again

    At the beginning of National Health IT Week, the Health Information and Management Systems Society released a report examining 25 years of the HIMSS Leadership Survey. (The survey itself came out in February at the annual HIMSS conference.)

  • In Evolving Healthcare Business Model, Tech Plays Vital Role

    The healthcare industry's shift from its dominant fee-for-service structure forces organizations to rethink the way they do business. Embracing a value-based, bundled payment model means doing more to connect patients to providers, providers to each other, providers to payers and patients to payers.

  • Health IT Backers Press Congress for Clearer Roadmaps

    Dozens of health IT advocates from around the country made the rounds on Capitol Hill this week, meeting with lawmakers and staffers to press for an array of policies to advance e-health initiatives.