Why Industrial and Medical Computers Need a Long Life Cycle

In the tech industry, a device’s life cycle refers to how long it will remain in production and supported by its manufacturer. Due to the pace of innovation in the industry, tech products like computers often have very short life cycles compared to products in the automotive or industrial sectors,…


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The Ultimate Guide to NVMe Storage: Everything You Need to Know

In the world of computers, consumers are always looking for the next evolution, the next leap in power that delivers faster and more reliable performance. Recently, that evolution has taken the form of Nonvolatile Memory Express, or NVMe.  NVMe is a new protocol for storing and transporting data to…


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Understanding the Importance of Medical Computer End-of-Life Planning

It’s a simple but undeniable truth that no technology will last forever. Even something as well-manufactured as a medical-grade PC will inevitably degrade and fail. A significant part of being a responsible computer owner is knowing when to replace your old device. Just as important is knowing how…


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HIPAA-Compliant Technology: The Ultimate Guide

Few regulations are as critical in the world of healthcare as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Passed in 1996 and enforced by the Office of Civil Rights, HIPAA compliance remains critical for healthcare providers and insurance companies alike.  In today’s article, we…


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How Medical Computer Accessories Innovate and Enhance Patient Care

The day has come: the medical-grade computers you ordered for your hospital have finally arrived! Eager to get started, you start unpacking and installing your new computers and installing them… only to realize you don’t have any mice or keyboards.  While your choice of computer is critical to your…


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A Comprehensive Guide to Operating Systems for Healthcare Professionals

If you use computers, you’ve probably heard the term “operating system” at least a few times. You may even understand how critical an operating system, or OS, is for a computer to function in the first place. But what about the world of healthcare? As we’ve frequently explored, the healthcare…


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2024’s Top Healthcare Technology Trends

With 2023 firmly in the rear-view mirror, the healthcare sector now turns its gaze to 2024. 2023 saw its fair share of economic and political turmoil worldwide and the explosive growth of generative AI.  ChatGPT and similar programs are poised to disrupt almost every industry imaginable, and…


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The Impact of Humidity on Medical Computers: How to Protect Your Device

We’ve all experienced that muggy, unpleasant summer day where it feels like the air itself is clinging to your skin. The culprit in that situation is high humidity, where high amounts of water vapor in the air make the weather feel hotter than it actually is. Humidity isn’t just an unpleasant…


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Safe and Secure: Eight Recommendations for Legacy Device Cybersecurity

Given the increasing threat of cyberattacks on the healthcare industry, both government agencies and private businesses have a vested interest in better protection from malicious actors. The threat has become so severe that in 2022, Congress tasked the FDA with assessing the cybersecurity strengths…


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Computer Lifespans And Design Features That Extend Them For Years

Whether you’re buying a single office PC or an entire shipment of medical-grade computers for a new hospital, you want to know you’re getting your money’s worth. In particular, you want to be sure that your new computers will last long enough for you to get a good return on your investment.…


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