Enterprise Imaging – White Paper

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Steve Holloway
Published: March 5, 2020 In The News

04th March 2020 – White Paper written for Agfa Healthcare by Steve Holloway – Healthcare provider IT systems today are growing, both in terms of complexity and scale. Most include a patchwork of hundreds of applications, connected with custom point-to-point application programming interfaces (APIs). This creates substantial redundancy of IT resources and personnel. Managing these complex networks is also highly challenging, especially in terms of network security and maintenance, opening the health provider to potential cyber threats. Healthcare provision today also demands greater information exchange between care providers, payers, public bodies and patients. Yet the flow of data and information is hindered by proprietary software applications or poorly structured data siloes.