Health care Industry

What healthcare orgs should be doing in response to the SolarWinds breach

The recent SolarWinds breach presents a range of critical security issues for government agencies, healthcare organizations, government agencies and major companies in other industry verticals. SolarWinds produces a variety of popular IT infrastructure monitoring solutions and the breach it suffered resulted in compromised files being introduced into updates of these monitoring solutions. These monitoring solutions…

Health care Industry

With telehealth, one size won’t fit all

The pandemic has given us, among other things, a new buzzword: the “next normal.”  As health systems adjusted to dramatic increases in virtual visits, they experienced a steep learning curve in a very short time. Some of this shift to virtual care will be permanent. A significant percentage of ambulatory care will never return to…

Health care Industry

COVID-19’s racial health inequities call for a novel collaborative approach

COVID-19 has become the deadliest pandemic for many, if not all, nations. This has caused healthcare professionals, scientists, health systems, policymakers and others around the world to search for solutions to this global crisis. Research and innovation must rapidly evolve, and a global collective intelligence needs to emerge to solve COVID-19 and its illumination and…

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How Wake Forest Baptist Health uses RTLS to protect against communicable disease

Hospitals often admit patients without knowing the status of the patients’ communicable disease(s). This status is only known after a medical evaluation and testing. In this situation, many patients and staff may have been exposed to the now known communicable disease during their encounters with the patient in areas such as waiting rooms, exam rooms or…