Nanobots, Wearables, and Other IoT Innovations that Explode with Healthcare Data

Data has changed our world… From our cars, homes, pets, and even our own bodies, data has opened our eyes to behavior patterns and allowed us to catch on to small issues before they become bigger problems. This phenomenon has made huge waves in the healthcare industry, including reducing operational costs, improving independent living, and […]

End-to-End Monitoring of Critical Applications: A Health Care Example

Thanks to an early season skiing accident, I found myself sitting in the Emergency Department of a small hospital in a Colorado ski town. The hospital had recently gone through a major renovation and was proud of its investment on HIT (Health care IT). Most patient workflows are now automated. Check-in and registration were a breeze. […]

AppDynamics Offers to Monitor Healthcare.gov for Free

The Affordable Care Act and its many affiliated health exchanges have been online now for 11 days. To say this first week and a half has been challenging from an IT perspective is an understatement. Persistent “glitches” in these applications continue to prevent consumers from enrolling in health care programs in many states, especially those […]

Why is my state’s ACA healthcare exchange site slow?

Today marked the launch of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), which included the rollout of online health insurance exchanges in every US state and Washington, DC. Ahead of the launch, several states reported difficulties getting these new websites to function properly, and many experts and pundits anticipated slow performance as the whole system went live today. So why are these sites proving […]