The 411 on Temperature Monitoring

The COVID-19 crisis has impacted everyday life of people in our world. As we try to find the new normal and return to the rhythm of life, organizations and businesses are looking for new ways to keep employees, customers and the overall public safe. Technologies will play a key role in this return, though exactly [...]

$Millions Available Through COVID-19 Telehealth Program

The adoption of telehealth programs and services has seen explosive growth during the current pandemic, becoming a critical component for the safe delivery of healthcare services. If you haven’t heard already, the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) $200-million COVID-19 Telehealth Program is helping healthcare organizations establish or expand their telehealth capabilities and services, ensuring that patients [...]

Sirius Case Study: Mobilizing Pop-up Drive-through Testing For COVID-19

A healthcare system needed to respond rapidly to the COVID-19 pandemic with pop-up drive-through testing sites. But first they needed a way to secure network connections between testing sites and their data center. To help, Sirius developed a technology-agnostic solution with secure network connections between drive-through clinics and their data centers. The solution made it [...]

Pop-up COVID-19 Clinics Stress IT Resources, Infrastructure

Many healthcare organizations are planning for—or have already begun—the process of rolling out pop-up or mobile COVID-19 clinics to support expanded coronavirus testing. As witnessed with the Ebola outbreak in 2014 and other events that have impacted patient health on a large scale, we anticipate these mobile clinics will result in healthcare organizations’ reconsideration of [...]

Blockchain in Healthcare: Greater Security, Fewer Mistakes, Less Paper

If the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “blockchain” is Bitcoin, you’re not alone. Cryptocurrencies were built on blockchain’s system of using distributed, permissioned computing to create a virtual ledger that could be used to confirm and ensure the accuracy and security of transactions. In the healthcare industry, where the security of [...]

Patient Care in the Cloud

Healthcare is going digital, and it’s not all happening inside the hospital or clinic. With the increasing popularity of telehealth services and smart remote-monitoring devices, doctor-patient relationships have new tools for communication, diagnosis and monitoring, and the implications for patient care are significant. For example, McKinsey has identified that one of the principal reasons patients [...]

[New Sirius Report] Healthcare Cybersecurity Survey 2018

In 2017, nearly half of the ransomware attacks targeted healthcare organizations. Last year, the biggest healthcare data breaches came as the result of weaponized ransomware, misconfigured cloud storage buckets and, most notably, phishing emails. What does this mean for your healthcare organization? You’ll need to examine your current IT strategy in order to incorporate a [...]

Infographic: 8 Healthcare Analytics Tips

Many healthcare organizations are drowning in the medical and consumer data flood. According to research by IDC Health Insights, hospitals rank analytics as the top driver for new IT spending. The data and analytics pressures prevalent in healthcare make the industry unique. However, there are several best practices in other industries that can improve outcomes. [...]

3 Ways to Optimize EHRs in Your Healthcare Environment

Electronic Health Records (EHRs) have changed the face (and the pace) of healthcare. Not only do EHRs empower clinicians and physicians to provide better care, they also enhance the experience of patients―all because they offer better access to data. As with any technology though, optimization is ongoing. EHRs are continually evolving to support the changing [...]