Hospital Hackers

If there’s one thing for sure, it’s this: Hackers have no boundaries. When many of us think of hacking, we think of spying on webpages, stealing personal data, and spending incredible amounts of money on our bank accounts. As we know, though, hackers are targeting companies with huge databases to get the information they desire. […]

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Putting Your Health Tracker to Good Use

Every Fitbit, Jawbone, and iWatch user is checking their steps, looking at their sleep patterns, and browsing other features custom to your health tracker. Besides looking at your tracker’s data, what are you doing with it? Probably nothing. Have you ever considered that this collected data could be helpful to your healthcare provider? Seeing your […]

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Cloud Types: The Hybrid Cloud

The term “hybrid cloud” elicits a very distinct mood. To me, it sounds like some kind of crazy Transformer-like system that is the result of odd cross-breeding. To others, it reminds them of hybrid cars, giving off the feeling of green living. A hybrid cloud, though, is a connecting cloud system that serves as a […]

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Cybersecurity in Healthcare

It’s no secret that as technology innovates, it is adopted by different sectors of industry and adapted to best meet its needs. Updated technology comes its own set of risks, though, so hearing of the several cybersecurity breaches that have occurred in the medical field recently is less than surprising. No one wants to have […]

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Wearables in Healthcare

Wearables are definitely gaining popularity. iWatches, Fitbits, Google Glass, GoPros, and so many other wearables are used by 21% of Americans currently, and that number is bound to increase. We have primarily seen wearables as a tool for fitness tracking, but the healthcare industry is adapting wearables to improve patients’ experience in and out of […]

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Is Digital Doctoring the Right Answer?

It’s no secret that everything that can move online is, so it’s not surprising that healthcare would try to take its abilities digital as well. In comes digital doctoring, a method of diagnosing and/or treating patients online instead of through an office visit. This allows for so many new doors to open, but also leaves […]

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