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UPMC’s Cloud-Based OS Boosts Healthcare Interoperability

March 14, 2019 - The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is investing in a cloud-based healthcare operating system (hcOS) to improve healthcare interoperability and break down data silos.   The downloadable operating system is designed to make it easy for app developers to build software solutions that access clinical data and clinical systems. “The IT problem we are trying to...


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Shadow IT Plagues Organizations, Undermining Cloud Security

by Fred Donovan

Shadow IT continues to affect organizations, which is undermining their cloud security and exposing sensitive data to breaches, according to a survey of 450 IT and cybersecurity professionals from a range of industries including...

Hackensack Meridian Health Unveils 2 Healthcare Cloud Deals

by Fred Donovan

Hackensack Meridian Health, the largest healthcare network in New Jersey, announced two healthcare cloud deals this week, one with Google and other with Microsoft. Using the Google Cloud, Hackensack Meridian Health said it will be...

More Healthcare Organizations To Adopt Hybrid Cloud Computing

by Fred Donovan

The healthcare industry is increasingly adopting hybrid cloud models, according to a survey of more than 2,300 IT decision makers by VansonBourne on behalf of cloud provider Nutanix. Hybrid cloud deployment by healthcare providers is...

Precision Medicine Requires Data Storage, Infrastructure Upgrades

by Fred Donovan

Precision medicine will require significant investments in data storage, infrastructure, and security systems in the coming years to achieve its full potential, a recent report by the California Precision Medicine Advisory Committee...

3M’s M*Modal Acquisition Set to Capitalize on Healthcare Cloud Growth

by Fred Donovan

Healthcare cloud computing is expected to continue its strong growth in 2019, as organization move more sensitive data to the cloud. To capitalize on this growth, 3M recently announced plans to acquire M*Modal’s cloud-based...

Healthcare Claims Management Market To Post CAGR of 5.3% to 2023

by Fred Donovan

The global healthcare claims management market is forecast by Markets and Markets to increase at a CAGR of 5.3 percent, reaching $14 billion by 2023.   Factors fueling this market growth include patient volumes, expanding health...

Healthcare Cloud Computing Market to See 22% CAGR Through 2022

by Fred Donovan

The global healthcare cloud computing market is forecast by Technavio to increase at a CAGR of 22 percent, growing by $16.4 billion from 2017 to 2022. Technavio said that growth in cloud-assisted medical collaborations is one of the key...

Managed Cloud Services Support Public HIT Cloud Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are relying more on public cloud services are challenged with managing aspects of their cloud-based infrastructure as more tools are added to the network. Gartner predicts in its latest managed cloud...

Data Migration Supports Future-Proof Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Migrating data from one health IT systems to another is a taxing but necessary part of health IT infrastructure. Whether organizations are moving on from legacy systems or changing how they store and retrieve data, migration is a delicate...

Healthcare Multicloud Supports Unique Cloud Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Most healthcare organizations have at least one cloud environment supporting one or more of their IT infrastructure tools or storing data. Entities are not restricted to one cloud service model or vendor, which is why healthcare multicloud...

Top 5 Health IT Infrastructure Trends to Watch in 2018

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

2018 is poised to be an exciting and innovative year for health IT infrastructure as organizations seek to digitally expand their environments to increase workflows and improve patient care. The major digital themes of 2017 will continue...

Healthcare Public Cloud Answers Data Storage Demands

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are facing healthcare data storage shortages as the amount of electronic medical data increases and is used in patient care. The healthcare public cloud can be a viable option to cut back on costs and provide much needed...

Google Now Supports Medical Imaging in the Healthcare Cloud

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Medical imaging is one of the fastest growing data sources in healthcare. Organizations are looking to the healthcare cloud to give medical image storage environments flexibility as more images need to be stored and analyzed. Google...

What are Benefits of Healthcare Application Backend as a Service?

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare applications are in high demand as organizations seek to provide clinicians with tools to give them more mobility and flexibility when treating patients. Backend as a Service (Baas) is one of the ways entities can build...

Edge, Fog Computing Contribute to IoT, Data Analytics

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The integration of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and analytics solutions put a lot of strain on siloed health IT infrastructure as more computing power is needed. As a result, edge computing and fog computing are becoming ways for...

Smaller Scale Object Storage Solutions Cut Back Costs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

IBM announced new capabilities for its on-premise customers to manage compliance data with object storage. The new features make the cloud object storage system more accessible. The IBM Cloud Object Storage System is targeted at regulated...

HashiCorp Upgrades Improve Cloud Infrastructure Adoption

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

HashiCorp announced several updates and new products across its suite of cloud infrastructure automation solutions to help enterprise organizations adopt and leverage cloud. The updates add and improve the features of HashiCorp products...

Healthcare Wireless Networks Support Health IT Initiatives

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations rely heavily on healthcare wireless networks to support the workflow and patient care resulting from advanced health IT infrastructure. The healthcare sector is suffering because of the constant support required from the...

Healthcare Cloud Addresses Specific HIT Infrastructure Needs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are digitizing their HIT infrastructures and most are looking to the healthcare cloud to improve their flexibility and scalability in the face of more advanced technology. Forrester Research recently released its latest Wave...

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