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Shayn Spingler

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NSM names CIO 

January 9, 2024HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - National Seating & Mobility has named Shayn Spingler as CIO. She joins the company from Hill International, a global construction services company operating in 40 countries, where she was senior vice president of global information technology. “We are pleased to welcome Shayn to the NSM team,” said Crispin Teufel, CEO. “Her proven experience in a wide range of technology roles teamed with a passion for serving others makes her uniquely equipped to develop our...

Information Technology (IT), National Seating & Mobility (NSM), Shayn Spingler


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Owens & Minor adds tech expert to board 

July 12, 2022HME News Staff

RICHMOND, Va. – Owens & Minor has announced that Carissa Rollins, chief information officer at Illumina, has been elected to its board of directors. “Carissa’s experience driving strategy for global information systems and information technology for industry leading health care companies brings a unique new perspective to the board,” said Mark Beck, chair of the board. “Her track record of successfully leading and improving enterprise-level technology systems in complex...

Carissa Rollins, Information Technology (IT), Owens & Minor


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ResMed names new CTO

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ResMed names new CTO

February 1, 2022HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO – ResMed has appointed Urvashi Tyagi as CTO to lead the company’s Digital Health Technology team. She is charged with driving the innovation and adoption of ResMed’s cloud-based digital health platforms, as well as making investments in emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning. “Urvashi brings world-class technology and engineering know-how, combined with senior leadership experience from other top fintech and consumer tech...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Digital Health, Information Technology (IT), Machine learning, ResMed, Technology


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AdaptHealth bolsters IT capabilities

April 15, 2020HME News Staff

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. - AdaptHealth has appointed Andy Palan as its first chief technology officer. He brings more than 15 years of senior-level health care technology experience, including CVS Health, where he was head of technology strategy, architecture and innovation, and CTO. Throughout his career, Palan has helped create and deploy scalable IT solutions that address critical business needs in the front and back office, sales and marketing, finance and acquisitions. Those solutions include mobile...

AdaptHealth, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Information Technology (IT)


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Apria turns to Absolute

January 24, 2020HME News Staff

LAKE FOREST, Calif. - Apria Healthcare now leverages Absolute to ensure endpoint security across more than 8,000 devices and to help achieve HIPAA compliance, according to a press release from the tech company. Apria has turned to Absolute's Persistence technology for zero-touch IT asset management. The technology, the foundation of the company's Resilience solution, enables a “self-healing, unbreakable two-way connection to endpoints, applications and data.” It provides an adaptive...

Apria, HIPAA, Information Technology (IT), Security


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Invacare overhauls IT system

October 15, 2019HME News Staff

ELYRIA, Ohio - Invacare has signed a $240 million, multi-year contract with Birlasoft to transform its IT system, the two companies have announced. Birlasoft will modernize the company's system, taking responsibility for service desk, applications, server, network and telephone support. The digital and IT consulting company will also implement a new Product Lifecycle Management system, including a new e-commerce portal for customers to access products, spares and supplies. "A business transformation...

Information Technology (IT), Invacare, transformation


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ResMed names Ghoshal CTO

April 3, 2018HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - ResMed didn't have to look far to find its first chief technology officer. The company announced April 2 that it had named Bobby Ghoshal as CTO. Ghoshal had been the COO of Brightree, which ResMed bought in 2016. In his new role, Ghoshal will lead ResMed's global healthcare informatics and data analytics team to drive its cloud-based digital health platforms, as well as investments in emerging health technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning. Prior to his...

Analytics, Bobby Ghoshal, Brightree, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Data, Healthcare Informatics, Information Technology (IT), Machine learning, ResMed


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Cybersecurity: Is your business at risk?

October 20, 2017Guest Commentary

While data breaches at large businesses such as Equifax, Target, Anthem, Yahoo and major health systems often make the headlines, the majority of data breaches affect small businesses. Typically, small businesses do not have the resources to organize and fund a sophisticated IT security program. Hackers know this, which gives them an advantage when targeting a business to attack. Most unsuspecting victims find out about an attack when it's too late. In fact, insurance experts estimate that...

Cybersecurity, Data Breach, Information Technology (IT), Jeremy Kauten, The VGM Group, VGM


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Cyber Security: Secure the human

June 21, 2016Rob Duryea

A. Your employees are your greatest asset, but when it comes to cyber security, they are also your biggest threat. According to a recent study by McAfee, 43% of all company data loss or breaches are caused by employees and only half are accidental. How do we prevent such a catastrophe?  We secure the human! Last month, we focused on how to prepare your cyber security defense, and next month we will focus on your patients/customers. This month, we'll discuss four ways you can prevent a...

Cyberattack, Cybersecurity, Employee, Information Technology (IT), Rob Duryea, Training, VGM Forbin


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Cyber Security: Build a good defense

May 23, 2016Rob Duryea

A. The best defense is a good offense is a common saying in the Marine Corps and should be in cyber security. Most small businesses think they are too small to be attacked but, in the enemy's eyes, you are a soft target. In 2014, 60% of all online attacks targeted small and mid-sized businesses. With most small businesses lacking resources and one in four small business owners having little to no understanding of security threats, you are the prime target.  Throughout this four-part series,...

Cyberattack, Cybersecurity, Data Breach, Information Technology (IT), Rob Duryea, VGM Forbin


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