Category Archives: Medical Grade Computers

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What The FDA’s Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices Means for Manufacturers of Medical Devices

The FDA‘s guidance on “Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices”[PDF] is a complementary document for the 2014’s “Content of Premarket Submissions for Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices” [PDF]. The 30 pages of the guidance contain detailed recommendations, and the manufacturers of medical devices need to study them thoroughly. The guidance is consistent with … Continue reading What The FDA’s Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices Means for Manufacturers of Medical Devices

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Bedside Computer Charting – Past, Present and Future

Moore’s Law states that the number of transistors on a microchip doubles every two years. This law, when realized in practice, translates into a) ever-more powerful and sophisticated chips, and b) proportionally cheaper technologies relying on them. Further amplifying this concept, Kurzweil’s Law of Accelerating Returns states that technological advances grow exponentially, rather than linearly. … Continue reading Bedside Computer Charting – Past, Present and Future

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A Brief Introduction to Medical Grade Monitors

Radiologists, surgeons, medical physicians, and information technology specialists routinely rely on medical monitors for diagnostic, surgery, and treatment purposes. In medical imaging diagnostics, the human is the “brain,” but the medical imaging monitor is the “eyes.” Medical professionals require medical grade monitors for an accurate and consistent performance of the medical image display system. Too … Continue reading A Brief Introduction to Medical Grade Monitors

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Can Your Medical Computers Run Military Genesis EHR?

MHS Genesis EHR is now a reality. After four years of planning, months of tests and delays, and a $4.3-billion contract, Department of Defense’s first electronic health records implementation is live at Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington. Military Healthcare System (MHS) Genesis is based on commercial Cerner EHR and is a part of the … Continue reading Can Your Medical Computers Run Military Genesis EHR?

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5 Ways To Make Your Data Unhackable

In A Digital World, No Company Is Immune The recent WannaCry ransomware attack wrecked havoc around the globe and highlighted the problems of cyber security in many industries. No country or industry was “left behind.” State institutions, telecoms companies, health care organizations, educational institutions, oil and gas companies, manufacturing across the world seized operations. Downtime, … Continue reading 5 Ways To Make Your Data Unhackable

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6 Types Of Medical Equipment That Can Be Replaced With One Medical Computer or Tablet

Health care is under constant transition to digitization, as regulations impose budget cuts in the pursuit of a better efficiency. Healthcare facilities are on the lookout for the practical, economic and ergonomic solutions that would allow them to do more with less. The advent of mobile technologies and antimicrobial coating technology has enabled manufacturers to … Continue reading 6 Types Of Medical Equipment That Can Be Replaced With One Medical Computer or Tablet

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How Inefficient Communication Hampers Healthcare Quality… and What To Do About It

In the health care setting, success requires coordination and efficient communication across multiple disciplines and specialties. Issues can occur at any stage of communication  – in the management of urgent issues, or in situations when multiple members of the care team contribute to treating a patient. The value of efficient communication in healthcare can not … Continue reading How Inefficient Communication Hampers Healthcare Quality… and What To Do About It

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Top 10 Benefits of Medical PCs with Hot Swap Batteries [Infographic]

More and more medical and IT professionals are turning to medical computers with hot swap batteries to reduce costs and improve hampered workflow, particularly while using unpowered medical carts. With a medical computer powered by hot swap batteries, medical staff can enjoy entire shifts without worrying about finding an outlet or running out of power. … Continue reading Top 10 Benefits of Medical PCs with Hot Swap Batteries [Infographic]

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How to Succeed with Value-Based Care Using Health IT

Value-Based Reimbursements and The Times of Uncertainty GOP leaders have recently unveiled their Affordable Care Act repeal-and-replace proposal that plans to give states more Medicaid control, cut federal Medicaid expansion and restructure how patients pay for their health insurance. The healthcare executives, on the other hand, are keen on keeping some ACA provisions intact, particularly … Continue reading How to Succeed with Value-Based Care Using Health IT

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Houston Fire Dept.’s Mobile Innovations and Telehealth In Emergency Care

From Feb. 19 to 23, 2017, Orlando’s County Convention Center (OCCC) hosted this year’s largest health IT conference and exhibition, HIMSS17. Cybernet traditionally attended, and we have a lot of news and impressions to share. With 7 million square feet, OCCC is one of the country’s largest convention centers, so there was a lot of … Continue reading Houston Fire Dept.’s Mobile Innovations and Telehealth In Emergency Care