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Salesforce Health Cloud Improves Mount Sinai Medicaid Program

March 15, 2017 - Mount Sinai Health System chose Salesforce Health Cloud to coordinate and manage the care of Medicaid recipients in its Performing Provider System (PPS). Mount Sinai PPS was formed back in 2015 under New York State’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program (DSRIP) to rework the organization’s Medicaid program. The program focuses on reducing avoidable hospital use by reaching...


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Salesforce Health Cloud Improves Mount Sinai Medicaid Program

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Mount Sinai Health System chose Salesforce Health Cloud to coordinate and manage the care of Medicaid recipients in its Performing Provider System (PPS). Mount Sinai PPS was formed back in 2015 under New York State’s Delivery System Reform...

Healthcare IaaS Deployments Call for Managed Cloud Services

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations relying on public cloud, infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) are faced with the task of managing all aspects of the cloud, which can become increasingly complicated as more health IT infrastructure solutions are added....

HIT Infrastructure Mobility Solutions Rise with IoT, Telehealth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare mobility solutions market is expected to grow significantly as organizations continue to digitize their HIT infrastructures. The rising demand for mobile healthcare solutions is one of the biggest IT infrastructure issues facing...

Cloud Information Management Systems Aid HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Information management systems have become a staple for HIT infrastructure as organizations have shifted from paper records to electronic health records (EHRs). The increase in government initiatives encouraging entities to embrace EHRs and other...

PokitDok, Merck, Orion Make AWS Announcements at HIMSS17

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

HIMSS17 was not short on Amazon Web Services (AWS) announcements as vendors touched on plans to utilize the service to bring more flexibility and continence to their health IT infrastructure solutions. As HITInfrastructure.com will review here,...

How to Secure an Evolving HIT, BYOD Mobile Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations have been exploring bring-your-own-device (BYOD) deployments in health IT infrastructure over the past several years, but many organizations have been hung up on challenges presented by security concerns of employees...

Healthcare Information Systems Growing in HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are moving to electronic health records (EHRs), causing the healthcare information systems market to grow exponentially over the next several years as entities continue to add EHRs to their health IT infrastructure. Cloud-based...

Red Hat Improves Container Management with OpenShift 3.4

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Red Hat announced the latest update to its OpenShift Container Platform to better help organizations in delivering advanced business applications compatible with existing IT environments. The OpenShift Container Platform 3.4 opens up the business-critical...

Oracle Expands Cloud Platform for High-Performance Apps

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Oracle announced new enhancements to the Oracle Cloud Platform to encourage users to move business critical applications to the cloud by delivering differentiated database performance for organizations of all sizes, and deeply integrated infrastructure-as-a-service...

Dropbox Healthcare IT Infrastructure Adoption on the Rise

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Dropbox is finding its way into healthcare IT infrastructure as adoption grows among provider organizations. Dropbox announced the growth of its use among healthcare organizations for clinicians to share files with other users in the network,...

New Quantum Release Eases Healthcare Cloud Integration

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Quantum announced an extension of its StorNext scale-out file system to benefit users with public cloud storage accounts and third-party object storage, which allows for the improved management of unstructured data. The company stated that they...

VMI to Transform Mobile Health Infrastructure Technology

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Endpoint protection and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) raise the stakes for mobility as a health data security challenges healthcare organizations. Storing protected health information (PHI) on a mobile device for any length of time puts that data...

Increased Cloud Demands Call for Health IT WAN Evolution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Wide area networks (WAN) connect clinicians and other medical professionals to their organization’s data center to retrieve documents and records needed to perform their jobs. As technology continues to advance in the healthcare industry,...

Healthcare App Development to Grow Despite Limited Budgets

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations face health data security challenges stemming from HIPAA regulations when developing client and patient applications, a reality which influences how they choose mobile app development tools to build and deploy apps. Red...

Offline Apps Provide Healthcare Orgs Continued Connectivity

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Connection outages and downtime represent major drawbacks for healthcare organizations considering implementing a cloud service solution or mobile applications. Service interruptions — scheduled or spontaneous — can cripple a healthcare...

Survey Shows Growth in Cloud-Based Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Eighty-nine percent of healthcare organizations are currently using cloud-based health IT infrastructure, including cloud-based apps, according to a new survey from SADA Systems, and the vast majority of providers are likely to increase their...

Containers to Become a Key Part of Health IT Infrastructure?

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Containers are proving useful in enterprise IT infrastructure and have potential to grow in healthcare IT infrastructure as well. Containers are not limited to one part of an organization’s IT infrastructure. According to a recent survey...

Comparing Methods for Developing Enterprise Healthcare Apps

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Custom enterprise applications for employees in healthcare organizations can provide efficiency, mobility, and even security benefit. Apps act through the cloud as a way to send and receive data within a network, making it accessible with a desktop...

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