The BT ISDN switch off: How it will affect your business

BT has announced it will be switching off its PSTN and ISDN networks in 2025 in favour of IP voice services, with a gradual phase-out of the older systems starting in 2020. At this point, BT will cease taking ISDN orders, and all businesses will be forced to find other IP-based options for their business […]

A healthy outlook on Blockchain

In this article on The Blockchain in Healthcare, Andy Gaudette, SVP, HMS provides a clear overview of how Blockchain is vital to providing access and visibility into healthcare data to the patient — the most important entity of all. “If all my data were stored in a blockchain, that is securely distributed among many computers, and I was the […]

Is the power of health technology outpacing laws and regulations?

On behalf of Philips I recently wrote a letter to Andrus Ansip, European Commissioner for Digital Single Market and Vice President of the European Commission. In this letter I share some of the shifts we believe are necessary to help moving towards a connected care needed to ensure a sustainable, patient-centered healthcare system. I thought it […]

3D Bioprinting: Eradicating Transplantation Waiting Lists And Testing Drugs On Living Tissues

3D bioprinting might be the response for worldwide organ shortages, as well as to the increasing reluctance to test new cosmetic, chemical, and pharmaceutical products on animals. Do you believe that organs grown in laboratories only exist in sci-fi screenwriters’ heads? Do you think that 3D printing is only used for manufacturing phone cases and […]

The Disturbing Cyber Threat Targeting Medical Devices

Hackers have found another way to extort the medical community and their patients. There’s a disturbing trend of cyber-thieves targeting medical devices in doctors’ offices and hospitals. The very medical devices that provide life saving treatment are now being targeted by hackers – for profit. Just recently, researchers discovered a new version of MEDJACK, which is […]

In healthcare, big data alone isn’t enough

Healthcare organizations have mastered the art of data collection. But in order to be forward-looking, they need to focus on how to turn their data into valuable information. For what it’s worth, most hospitals and health systems have realized the value in investing in big data. They’re eagerly raking in a plethora of data, focusing […]

Real World Examples of How Artificial Intelligence Is Being Used In Financial Services

In last few years, Artificial Intelligence has made the transition from a research topic to the early stages of enterprise adoption. From voice-powered personal assistants like Siri and Alexa, a robot that defeats a world-renowned player, to a car that can parallel park itself, there are several examples of artificial intelligence in use today. But in several industries, much of […]