2017 News

Ellumen’s Science Team to Present Research in Upcoming IEEE AP-S Symposium

Posted by Mary Carroll on Jun 21, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Ellumen’s science team is excited to be contributing two papers to the 2017 IEEE AP-S Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting to be held July 9-15, 2017, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego, CA. The symposium and meeting are cosponsored by the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) and the U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Union of Radio Science (URSI). The meeting is expected to be a premier international forum on state-of-the-art research in antennas, propagation, electromagnetic engineering, and radio science. Ellumen senior scientists Dr. Arezou Edalati, Ph.D and Dr. Wenyi Shao, Ph.D will present the team’s recent work.

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Topics: Government Health IT, STEM, Innovation, Healthcare, Antenna

Ellumen Inc. is Named One of The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces of 2017

Posted by Mary Carroll on Jun 16, 2017 12:47:45 PM

Ellumen Inc. is being honored as one of 2017’s Top Workplaces as named by The Washington Post. Every year The Washington Post surveys thousands of employees from over 3,000 companies and determines awardees based solely on those employees’ feedback.

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Topics: Innovation, Ellumen Awards

Ellumen’s Novel Antenna Design Recognized and Published by PIER C

Posted by Mary Carroll on Jun 14, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Ellumen’s New UWB Unidirectional Antenna Revolutionizes Medical Imaging and Ground-Penetrating Radar Capabilities

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Topics: Government Health IT, STEM, Innovation, Healthcare, Antenna

Working in Healthcare? Here’s What You Should Know About Ransomware…

Posted by Josh Dixon on May 22, 2017 4:00:00 PM

By now you probably know about the massive ransomware attack known as WannaCry. But what you may not know is WannaCry is just the latest in a series of increasingly harmful and costly attacks. In 2016 organizations lost an estimated $1 billion from ransomware attacks, and experts expect those attacks will continue to increase throughout 2017. Many healthcare organizations are particularly vulnerable to ransomware. So, what can you do to protect your organization from this concerning trend?

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Topics: Cyber Security, Cyber Attacks, Healthcare, Ransomware

FHIR® Lights the Way to Transforming Interoperability at Veterans Affairs

Posted by Mike G. Luby on May 9, 2017 2:17:41 PM

As President Trump moves to fulfill his campaign promises, including Department of Veterans Affairs reforms, Secretary Shulkin and VA’s senior leadership are continuing VA’s business transformation efforts aimed at maximizing efficiency, embracing innovation and, most importantly,  providing our nation’s heroes with the superior quality healthcare and services they have earned. Secretary Shulkin has clarified a recent series of executive orders by reiterating there are no plans to privatize VA, but the department will move forward with a hybrid approach combining the best of VA’s capabilities with the best of the private sector. According to the Secretary, the VA will achieve this transformation by implementing “an integrated system of care” in which expertise and systems developed over years by the VA will be amalgamated with industry-leading services from the private sector. 

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Topics: FHIR, Interoperability, Veterans Affairs, Agile