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 [...]

By |2019-10-18T11:15:16-05:00October 18th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Blockchain in Healthcare: Greater Security, Fewer Mistakes, Less Paper

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 [...]

By |2019-05-13T09:44:39-05:00May 13th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Patient Care in the Cloud

Case Study & White Paper: Health System Sets the Stage for Transformation with Blockchain Technology

Blockchain is one of the most talked-about technologies among healthcare IT professionals today because of its potential impact on continuity of care, quality of care, improvements in health revenue cycle management and much more. Applying Blockchain to Patient Consent Management In August 2018, Sirius embarked on an evaluation of blockchain’s application to the use case [...]

By |2019-04-05T15:30:04-05:00April 8th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Case Study & White Paper: Health System Sets the Stage for Transformation with Blockchain Technology

[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 [...]

By |2019-02-22T14:56:39-05:00February 18th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on [New Sirius Report] Healthcare Cybersecurity Survey 2018

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. [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:41:29-05:00October 18th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Infographic: 8 Healthcare Analytics Tips

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 [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:41:42-05:00August 7th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 3 Ways to Optimize EHRs in Your Healthcare Environment

Do You Need Help with Your Healthcare Technology Life Cycle?

There’s plenty of technology out there, and plenty of projects competing for your organization’s time and money. Click here to learn more about how Sirius can help you manage them efficiently and cost-effectively throughout the entire application and/or technology life cycle. At Sirius, we define the IT life cycle as an ongoing process of identifying [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:41:44-05:00July 30th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Do You Need Help with Your Healthcare Technology Life Cycle?

Healthcare Blog Series: A Modern View of Healthcare IT Begins with Deceptively Simple Questions with Broad Implications

What drives us in healthcare? As practitioners, patients, payers, governing bodies, hospital system and healthcare leaders, employers, and societies, what are our goals? What’s the end game? There are many answers to these deep questions, but most of the paths lead back to some variant of the following: we want better outcomes, better engagement, and [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:41:58-05:00April 23rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Video: Talk to Our Healthcare Experts About Booking the MemorialCare Technology and Training Center

Sirius and MemorialCare recently launched the MemorialCare Technology and Training Center Powered by Sirius (MTC). Located in Orange County, California, near MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center, the MTC is a state-of-the-art technology facility for healthcare IT innovation, experimentation, meeting and training that was built with the ultimate goal of improving patient care and medical organizations’ efficiencies. [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:42:04-05:00March 7th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Video: Talk to Our Healthcare Experts About Booking the MemorialCare Technology and Training Center

Unleash the Promise of Health Information and Technology with Sirius

If you are like a lot of healthcare IT leaders today “speeds and feeds” are of no interest to you. Instead, you’re looking for ways to leverage innovation and digital transformation of authentic results for patients, clinical staff and the business. Transforming complex, aging technology, patient engagement and experience, cybersecurity threats, data insights and intelligence [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:42:07-05:00February 1st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Unleash the Promise of Health Information and Technology with Sirius