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Choosing Between Healthcare Public Cloud, Private Cloud

November 15, 2017 - Organizations are presented with many choices when seeking out cloud computing technology for their health IT infrastructure. Healthcare public cloud and private cloud are two options entities need to consider. Organizations can deploy a combination of public and private cloud for their data storage, but it’s important for them to understand the fundamentals of each, along with the benefits...


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How to Support a Full Healthcare Application Lifecycle

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

How to Support a Full Healthcare Application Lifecycle Organizations are building more applications as clinicians require more technologically advanced tools to increase their work environment flexibility. Applications development is an ongoing...

Healthcare Edge Computing Supports Increased Data Processing Needs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The more data organizations collect from connected medical, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, and medical monitoring devices, the more difficult it is for them to justify a centralized data repository for all healthcare data. Healthcare edge...

Healthcare PaaS Applications Allow Custom Development, Control

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The current explosion of medical applications pushes organizations to plan for how they will develop and deploy digital tools. Healthcare PaaS applications give entities a reliable and secure platform on which to develop compliant applications....

Why Organizations Require WiFi Upgrades for Healthcare IoT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Lorien Health Services needed an advanced WiFi network to increase connection reliability and support its healthcare IoT initiative. Lorien adopted Aruba Mobile First Network to increase WiFi speed and connect critical healthcare Internet of...

Healthcare Virtual Reality Potential Grows for Therapy, Surgery

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Interest in healthcare virtual reality (VR) continues to spread as new VR services continue to be introduced to health IT infrastructure, according to a recent ABI Research report. The report predicted that healthcare VR will generate $8.9 million...

Open Source Health IT App Development Cuts Back Costs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations across all major verticals, including healthcare, are using an open source platform to develop and deploy cloud-native applications and cut back on health IT app development costs, according to a recent survey. Cloud Foundry assessed...

How Kubernetes 1.8 Can Improve HIT Security and Workload Support

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Kubernetes 1.8 highlights the open source platform’s security and workload support. Kubernetes 1.8 is the third release this year and enhances and refines upon 1.7. The new option is currently available on GitHub. CoreOS Technical Program...

HIT Outsourcing Remains Significant Despite Recent Dissatisfaction

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

A new Black Book survey highlights the benefits of HIT outsourcing for infrastructure solutions rather than hosting, monitoring, and maintaining them on-premises. Healthcare organizations are looking to cloud-based, as-a-service infrastructure...

Healthcare AI, IoT Require Legacy Data Integration, Edge Computing

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

MapR Technologies and C3 IoT announced their partnership to bring an end-to-end solution for healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The partnership will address the demand of enterprise architecture...

HIT Container Growth Slow But Hopeful as Management Solutions Mature

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are enthusiastic and optimistic about HIT containers for managing applications. However, adoption is hindered by the complexity of deploying, managing, and orchestrating containers at scale. The Cloud Foundry report, Hope Versus...

Kubernetes Supports Container Management for HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Open source clouds, virtualization, and application management efforts are growing in healthcare as vendors are using tools that are meant to enhance deployment and management of applications. Kubernetes is one such tool that is becoming more...

How No-Code App Development Platforms Aid Healthcare Industry

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Quick Base announced its successful completion of a Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 examination and achieved HIPAA compliance via an independent audit. The organization’s no-code app development platform can now be used by healthcare...

Red Hat Updates OpenShift Container Management Platform

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Red Hat announced the latest upgrades to its OpenShift Container Management Platform, releasing version 3.6. The platform helps organizations secure applications and ensure that the applications are compliant with the rest of the health IT infrastructure....

Healthcare Data Migration Benefits from Cloud Tools

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Every organization will undergo major and minor healthcare data migrations as clinical data needs to be moved to more advanced and scalable storage solutions. Understanding the data so the migration is done correctly the first time is the biggest...

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

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

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...

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