Cloud Applications

Pros and Cons of On-Premises, Cloud Hosted Healthcare Apps

June 14, 2017 - Healthcare cloud computing becomes more popular each day but no entity currently has a fully cloud-based health IT infrastructure. Organizations must migrate applications to the cloud, choose which apps will perform better on-premise, and decide which are better suited for cloud hosted environments. Organizations are opting to move certain applications to the cloud because they are easier...

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Virtustream Announces HIPAA Compliant Healthcare Cloud Service

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Virtustream announced the release of the Virtustream Healthcare Cloud at Dell EMC World Las Vegas. The Dell Technologies business’ new service provides healthcare organizations with mission critical platforms and applications on Virtustream...

IBM Bluemix Introduces Low-Code App Development Platform

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

IBM announced new capabilities for its Bluemix cloud platform, providing users with new tools to build enterprise mobile apps more quickly. Bluemix Developer Console provides users with a low-code app development platform. Developers can access...

Healthcare Cloud Computing Seeing Constant Overall Growth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare cloud computing is growing consistently, with IT infrastructure products for public and private cloud deployments growing by 9 percent, according to a recent report by IDC. Cloud is proving vital to enterprises across all verticals...

Top Features for Healthcare Low-Code App Development Platforms

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare mobile applications are becoming more popular while organizations are faced with a shortage of developers that can build custom mobile applications that aid clinician workflow and are HIPAA compliant. App development platforms are...

Cloud Foundry Aims to Solve Healthcare Developer Shortage

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cloud Foundry Foundation announced its plan to solve the impending shortage of developers by launching its cloud-naïve developer certification initiative, called the Cloud Foundry Certified Developer program. The program will be delivered...

Low-Code App Development Frees Up Health IT Developers

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Low-code application development platforms are gaining popularity in the healthcare industry as clinicians are becoming more mobile and demand applications. Organizations are presented with the option to develop custom healthcare apps, tailor-made...

Cloud Migration, Business Intelligence Top HIMSS17 Topics

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

HIMSS17 is just a few days away and healthcare IT professionals are preparing for the annual conference in Orlando, Florida. Healthcare professionals will make their way down to Orlando from February 19 to February 23 to discuss some of the most...

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...

ClearDATA Debuts Healthcare Cloud Container Management Option

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

ClearDATA announced the release of its first fully managed containers-as-a-service (CaaS) solution to assist organizations and their DevOps teams quickly and securely deploy individual applications in a HIPAA-compliant healthcare cloud environment....

Actifio Announces Support of Microsoft Azure Migration

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Data virtualization company Actifio has announced its support of Microsoft Azure via Actifio Sky to enable instant recovery across data centers and cloud-based infrastructure. Microsoft Azure is currently one of the most popular healthcare cloud...

TSI Genomics API Powers MedTek21 Population Health Platform

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Transitional Software Inc. (TSI) has announced that MedTek21 has selected their Genomics API to provide pharmacogenomics (PGx)-based monitoring for MedTek21’s population health and medication risk management platform. MedTek21 hopes the...

What’s the Difference Between Cloud, Virtualization in Healthcare?

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

While the terms are often used interchangeably, cloud and virtualization are not the same technology. It’s important for healthcare organizations who are looking to virtualize or move parts of their health IT infrastructure to the cloud...

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...

AWS Eases Health IT Cloud Server Migration with New Tool

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Amazon Web Services (AWS) released their Server Migration Service (SMS) for enterprise cloud migration last week to assist organizations needing to move their existing IT infrastructure to the cloud. AWS Server Migration Service assists organizations...

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...

Challenges of Building In-House Health IT Applications

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Research points to an increase in custom enterprise applications over the next few years, but is the healthcare industry ready to build in-house health IT applications? Healthcare professionals are known for being on the move and needing information...


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