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Zipit Recognized in 2016 Market Guide for Clinical Communication & Collaboration

The Zipit® Enterprise Critical Messaging Solution™ has been recognized in the 2016 Gartner Market Guide for Clinical Communication and Collaboration (CC&C) platforms.   Barry Runyon, analyst at Gartner Inc. and author of the report, described the recent rise of clinical communication & collaboration platforms, saying: "Healthcare provider CIOs and clinical leadership have begun to deploy CC&C platforms more widely in an effort to better coordinate care, improve outcomes and avoid readmission penalties...In the [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Secure the Facts: Communication’s Role in Improving Sepsis Alerting & Intervention Time

Sepsis was named the most expensive disease to treat in U.S. hospitals in 2011, posing an estimated total cost of $20 billion annually. It became a Core Measure in October 2015, meaning it could be one of the twelve conditions chosen by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to be measured regarding value-based purchasing (VBP). Below, we share some facts about sepsis and explain the opportunities for secure text messaging to improve sepsis alerting and [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|Categories: Secure Messaging, Zipit|

An OEM’s Guide to IoT, Part 3: Security Isn’t a Choice

IoT Security has to be planned and designed into products from the beginning and not tacked-on as an afterthought. Period. The reports of cars that have been taken over by hackers, medical devices that are allegedly not as secure as they need to be, and other security oversights, put people and their data at risk and frighten away potential buyers (and even suppliers) of those products, slowing down the realization of [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Categories: Internet of Things, Thoughts, Zipit|