8 Major Problems Healthcare CIOs are Facing

The role of CIOs is increasingly changing as the business technology undergoes a major shift, making them face a difficult task of incorporating new technology while still retaining ethical standards of the healthcare industry. Below are some of the major challenges faced by CIOs in their efforts of implementing new technology. Security and Privacy While […]

Big Data in Healthcare Will be the Norm by 2021

As the benefits of big data become more pronounced, this technology is finding a place in an increasing number of industries, not the least of which is the healthcare sector. In fact, some researchers anticipate that big data could become a staple in the way healthcare is administered by as soon as 2121. Let’s take […]

What You Need To Know About Mary Meeker’s 2017 State of the Internet Report

We should all collectively thank Mary Meeker for her continued efforts in helping capture key trends in our interconnected technology. Her yearly report on the state of the Internet (available at Internet Trends Report and embedded below) provides context relevant to just about every enterprise decision-maker. Here are key takeaways: Global smartphone growth is slowing. Growth was […]

HIPPA and Ransomware in the Healthcare Sector: “Your PHI or your life”

The threat of ransomware is hitting every sector of the economy. But the biggest, most dangerous and disastrous attacks have been occurring in the more lightly defended parts of industry and government. Healthcare has been especially hard hit. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking to change this situation by issuing […]

Is Virtual Reality the Next Revolution in Healthcare?

When we think of virtual reality, it usually relates to video games and general entertainment, but technology is doing more than just giving the masses a chance to live roleplay as a superhero — it’s helping us with our health. VR has been in action for longer than you’d imagine, with its hands in healthcare […]

Accelerating Cancer Research Using a Big Data Approach

New to the CTOvision research library, Cray’s Solution Brief “Accelerating Cancer Research Using a Big Data Approach.” In this brief, Cray address the challenge for cancer researchers and offers a solution. Their solution is their Urika-GD™ graph analytics appliance. A hypothesis from cancer researchers is that big data could be used to identify new drug treatments […]