Healthcare

Search this section, STAT! Here’s where you’ll find news and analysis of the healthcare industry as it relates to VARs, dealers, integrators and resellers who sell communications, physical security, AIDC and networking products.

STAT 2.0… It’s alive!!!

by Nathan Lord February 20, 2015 3D

At ScanSource, we like to think we do a lot of things pretty well. One of those things… really great collateral! Well the latest and greatest is here, designed specifically for the healthcare vertical. We launched our first STAT guide in late 2013 and the feedback was great. VARs found it to be a great […]

What’s Happening in the Contact Center?

by Jim Machi February 9, 2015 Cloud Computing
Dialogic

When I started writing my blog about why the fax is still relevant a few weeks ago, it got me thinking about the contact center in general. I spend a lot of time talking about mobile networks and service provider-related things like signaling, but in my early years at Dialogic, I learned a lot about […]

WebRTC and the Enterprise

by Jeremy Burton January 29, 2015 Cloud Computing

I was reading an article titled, “How WebRTC can serve the Enterprise” but when I originally saw the headline I thought it read “How WebRTC can SAVE the Enterprise.” So I was like “wow, that’s an interesting thought” because I didn’t know the Enterprise needed to be saved. The enterprise though has always been about […]

Does My Application Require a Session Border Controller (SBC) or a Gateway?

by Philip Weeks January 7, 2015 Enterprise

When working in a modern Voice over IP environment, we often come across questions regarding the type of appliance needed for a particular application.  In particular, we are asked when an SBC is required vs. a gateway. Both products perform similar functions.  That is, they take an input from one source and output it to […]

Session Border Controllers – Why are they necessary?

by Philip Weeks January 6, 2015 Business

Session Border Controllers (SBCs) are increasingly necessary in modern Voice Over IP environments due to provider requirements and customer needs. These are typically grouped into three primary areas: Security Routing Media conversion (transcoding) Protocol normalization Let’s look at each of these in turn. The term “security” encompasses many concepts, but it primarily boils down to […]

ScanSource Offers Value with Polycom Demos

by Alex Britt August 20, 2014 Government
Polycom

Why buy a product before you see it if you have the choice to test it out first? With the Polycom Reseller Demo Program, we offer a testing period of five business days that allows you to use Polycom products before you buy them. Choose from more than 35 Polycom demo products. Once your five […]

HIMSS Executive to Headline Chicago Smart VAR Healthcare Summit

by Nathan Lord July 11, 2014 AIDC

If you haven’t heard yet, you’re missing out! ScanSource and Business Solutions Magazine are partnering to offer resellers some business-changing information in the healthcare vertical through a joint effort called, the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit. Kicked off in New Jersey in May, more than 100 attendees were on hand to hear industry experts and end-user […]

Healthcare Connect on the Road

by Ken Campbell June 30, 2014 Healthcare
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Smart VAR Healthcare Summit Healthcare is the fastest-growing vertical in the channel, but also a notoriously difficult vertical to break into.  While opportunities abound, healthcare has its own set of challenges.  ScanSource Healthcare Connect was created to provide the tools and resources our reseller partners need to overcome these challenges and take advantage of all […]

STAT: Solutions, Tools, Applications and Trends in Healthcare

by Nathan Lord November 8, 2013 AIDC
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Looking for a resource that puts your hands on some of the latest healthcare products in the industry? Look no further! Here at ScanSource we just released our new solutions guide from Healthcare Connect. It’s a new name, new logo, new format, and all of the newest products from our vendor partners.

The “Nightmare” That is BYOD

by Nathan Lord October 25, 2013 AIDC

Apparently, either I’ve subscribed to too many healthcare pubs, or it was “bombard Nathan with healthcare e-mails” this week. As I’m catching up from a few days on business travel, I got eight e-mails from various healthcare organizations in ONE DAY (and these were just healthcare… there were more from various other vertical pubs to […]