Former UCONN Medical Center CTO Michael Catrini Joins VertitechIT

With a twenty-year commitment to adopting technology solutions to improve patient care, Michael Catrini has joined Holyoke, Massachusetts-based healthcare consultancy VertitechIT as an Executive Project Officer (EPO).  The former Chief Technology Officer for the University of Connecticut Medical Center and Rutland Vermont Regional Health Services, Catrini will lead engagements with large healthcare systems as the company continues…

IoMT: Keep Up or Clean Up

When your smart thermostat fails, your home may get a little overheated. The breach of a security camera might result in a break in or a stolen package off the front porch. But failure of an Internet-connected heart monitor or the hacking of a device configured to remind an elderly patient to take their hypertension…

The History of Healthcare Technology and the Evolution of EHR

You love it, you hate it, and you can’t live without it! Electronic Health Records. They are of course, a digital version of a patient’s paper chart. EHRs are real-time, patient-centered records that make information available instantly and securely to authorized users. That is, until you want to share that information outside your network. The ability (or inability!)…