Labeling blood and other samples at the time they are collected improves patient safety
and helps prevent a host of problems related to misidentification — including many of
the estimated 160,900 adverse events that occur in U.S. hospitals annually because
of sample identification errors.1 There is a strong and growing body of evidence within
medical literature that creating specimen identification labels on demand at the patient
bedside with a mobile printer can significantly reduce errors. The Joint Commission’s
National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) for 2010 advocate the use of two patient-specific
identifiers, such as name and birthdate, whenever taking blood or other samples from
a patient, and to label the sample collection container in the presence of the patient.
Producing specimen labels at the patient bedside and encoding patient identification in
a barcode satisfies both The Joint Commission’s NPSG and Health Insurance Portability
and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements. T
Fast-moving employees demand access to people, programs and data from anywhere. Power up their productivity with greater portability and connectivity. Begin by downloading “On the go Professional,” a brief by Dell that uncovers the key needs around convenience, connectivity and access required by mobile professionals. The brief also covers technology recommendations for you to consider, such as the robust line of Dell Latitude and Venue devices powered by Intel®, to meet the preferences of your users. Take advantage of the solutions that maximize enterprise productivity and employee satisfaction today. Download the brief now!
An IDC executive report examines the future of cloud computing, focusing on design goals that support portability of applications and data, which will certainly avoid expensive and time-consuming fixes.
Do you have an effective cloud governance plan? This whitepaper guides you through best practices for ensuring your applications and data can safely move between clouds - whether they are private, public or hybrid.
Organizations around the world are benefiting from public clouds. But, when production applications or critical data is involved, it's important to extend on-premise governance to your public or hybrid cloud resources. Effective cloud governance is possible.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jan 08, 2014
Cloud adoption is an evolutionary process that has been leading to hybrid clouds—specifically, open hybrid clouds that provide for portability of applications and data. This new model means avoiding new points of proprietary lock-in and new silos, and breaking from proprietary software and hardware.
Data—dynamic, in demand and distributed—is challenging to secure. But you need to protect sensitive data, whether it’s stored on premises, off-site, or in big-data, private- or hybrid-cloud environments. Protecting sensitive data can take many forms, but nearly any organization needs to keep its data accessible, protect data from loss or compromise, and comply with a raft of regulations and mandates. These can include the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Even in the cloud, where you may have less immediate control, you must still control your sensitive data—and compliance mandates still apply.
For any business that serves customers each day, a comfortable waiting room is essential. Service-oriented companies strive to provide all of the best amenities to guests, including coffee, bottled water, and free Wi-Fi. These amenities not only show a customer service-oriented attitude. They also serve to make the wait time more enjoyable by giving visitors something to do.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Aug 20, 2018
The new generation of mobile devices, applications, and cloud services significantly improve agency efficiencies. Tasks that were once relegated to timeconsuming deskwork, are now performed in the field, and with improved accuracy. Because of this, more and more public safety agencies are adopting these new technologies.
One purpose of the FBI’s CJIS Security Policy is to enable agencies to fully leverage mobile devices, but without sacrificing security. Mobile devices introduce a variety of new threat vectors and risks. Careful consideration of these risks is important to maintaining information security. Threats to mobile devices stem mainly from their size, portability, and available wireless interfaces. Examples of mobile device threats include:
• Loss or theft of device
• Unauthorized access to device
• Mobile operating system vulnerabilities
• Communication over untrusted networks
• Malware or malicious Apps
• Jailbreak or rooting activity
• Data loss through user behaviors
Published By: BMC ESM
Published Date: Sep 15, 2009
Many CIOs are looking to implement the power of Cloud computing, but they don't know where to begin. How do you take full advantage of this technology and implement the correct strategy for your environment? What services should you offer via the Cloud? Read the paper, "Cloud Computing In Perspective," by BMC Software Chief Technology Officer Kia Behnia.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Apr 18, 2011
In this whitepaper, we examine: Some of the key governance issues affecting both private and public clouds; Frequently cited risks and ways to mitigate them; Approaches that Red Hat is taking to help customers implement effective cloud governance; And Best practices that are part of a savvy cloud strategy.
"This live workshop will explore the technology and value behind the Smart Load Balancer. During this workshop, you'll:
- Learn differences between Smart Load Balancers and Legacy Load Balancers.
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Leading enterprises across financial services, media, technology, oil & gas, and eCommerce have already made the switch to Avi Networks.
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Ultimately, it is up to you and your organization to determine how your version of the cloud works. Whether you are migrating to the cloud, managing the cloud, or fine-tuning and optimizing, your success still depends on raising and answering a lot of questions.
This ebook shows you some real-world stories from Puppet customers using the cloud for development and testing environments, internal private clouds, native cloud applications, and hybrid cloud deployments. We'll explain the benefits to look forward to — like portability, flexibility, saved time and cut costs — and the potential pitfalls to avoid.
Download this ebook to learn the pitfalls to avoid, and some real-world successes in the cloud from companies like Wells Fargo, 1-800 Flowers, and HP.
Increasing power demands and space limitations in the data center have begun to transition server virtualization technologies from luxuries to necessities. Server virtualization provides a path toward server consolidation that results in significant power and space savings, while also offering high availability and system portability. Today, vendors are building hardware and software platforms that can deliver virtualization solutions at near-native performance.
Published By: PC Mall
Published Date: Mar 03, 2012
For EasCorp, a credit union that exclusively serves other credit unions, the benefits of Remote Deposit Capture were immediately apparent and they set upon a path to provide their members with a powerful set of tools to improve their business.
Published By: PC Mall
Published Date: Mar 03, 2012
For Patterns Inc., a knitwear designer that distributes products to boutiques across the nation and whose supply chain reaches around the globe, being mobile means the ability to scan documents - no matter where - with speed and precision.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: May 17, 2012
By working with users, IT can make an organization's use of public and hybrid clouds a useful complement to in-house IT rather than a renegade operation that increases an organization's risks and costs.
What is an application delivery controller (ADC) and what role does it play in supporting complex enterprise application environments? In this paper, it will discuss how modern ADCs can help provide improved reliability, security and performance for Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint and Lync. And with Citrix NetScaler, it will serve as an excellent front-end to a Microsoft environment, enhancing the user experience and providing for optimal supportability – allowing you to get the most value out of your Microsoft applications .
Published By: DataMotion
Published Date: Oct 01, 2008
With HIPAA audits now randomized, you must be prepared for them every day. And with state regulations requiring compliance-breach reporting, you must become your own auditor. HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the 1996 federal regulation that mandated health-data privacy.This regulation requires compliance by all insurers and health care providers, including physician’s offices, hospitals, health plans, employers, public health authorities, life insurers, clearinghouses, billing agencies, information systems vendors, service organizations, and universities.But that’s not all.
All enterprises dealing with private data in test environments should mask or generate test data to comply with regulations such as Payment Card Industry (PCI), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), and European Union (EU) as well as to protect against internal and external attacks.
Published By: VMTurbo
Published Date: Mar 25, 2015
Intelligent N+X Redundancy, Placement Affinities, & Future Proofing in the Virtualized Data Center
Virtualization brought about the ability to simplify business continuity management in IT. Workload portability and data replication capabilities mean that physical infrastructure failures no longer need impact application services, and they can rapidly be recovered even in the event of complete site failure.
However, Enterprises and Service Providers face new challenges ensuring they have enough compute capacity in their virtualized data centers to support their business continuity requirements, while at the same time not over provisioning infrastructure capacity resulting in unnecessary capital expenditure.
This collection of insights, market trends and best practice recommendations, suggest ideas that are relevant for any organization evaluating or managing a hybrid cloud environment. NetApp enables unrestricted yet secure movement of data across any public and private clouds, allowing you to move to hybrid cloud architectures.