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Healthcare, retail to push mobility spending to $1.85T in 2019

I came across some interesting stats from IDC about mobility spending. It seems that the healthcare and retail sectors will lead the charge in terms of spending on mobility, which is expected to jump to $1.85 trillion by 2019 for both enterprise and consumer markets, up from $1.6 trillion last year.

US mega-breaches led to 80% jump in health care data hacks last year

There was an 80 percent increase in health care data hacks last year that affected one in three Americans, according to data from the Department of Health and Human Services analyzed by cloud access security broker Bitglass.

American Society for Clinical Pathology turns to ECM for improved collaboration and organization

The American Society for Clinical Pathology, the go to membership organization for laboratory and clinical professionals across the U.S., aims to digitize the process by creating an online slide library for its 100,000 members. The goal is to develop a central repository for easier collaboration, data collection and analysis.

Infographic: Healthcare pros use mobile devices in a big way

Healthcare professionals are increasingly using mobile devices at work, according to survey data contained an infographic prepared by Samsung Business and published on Forbes.com.

Infographic: Timeline of data breaches, security regs in healthcare

DataMotion Health, a provider of secure communications for healthcare providers, has put together an informative infographic that looks at the history of data breaches and security regulations in the healthcare industry.

Hospital CEOs need to develop mobile strategies to address new use cases, advises IDC

Hospital CEOs and other healthcare executives will need to develop mobile computing strategies to address new use cases and organization settings for mobile devices, advised market research firm IDC.

Spotlight: Healthcare by the big data numbers

You'll find an interesting NPR post on how medical students are training on and already using big data to spot health trends and help treat patients. Data skills are so important in medicine...

Malware on a multi-year tear, says G DATA report

Security researchers at German antivirus firm G DATA have found a 64.8 percent spike in new malware strains for the first half of 2015 compared to the first half of 2014.

Vocera, Zebra team for enterprise-level mobile healthcare communications

Mobile healthcare communications company Vocera announced Tuesday a partnership to provide access to its Vocera Collaboration Suite on Zebra's MC40-HC Android mobile computer. The application will provide doctors, nurses and assorted medical professionals who use the MC40-HC more secure lines of communication across groups, practices and different steps of the healthcare process.

News Scan: Healthcare data leads in exposure risk; Association reaches two million IT certifications mile stone; More

The top news stories for June 9, 2015.