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Healthcare Cloud Budgets Grow as HIT Infrastructure Need Rises

June 21, 2017 - Organizations plan to increase healthcare cloud spending over the next several years as highly scalable health IT infrastructure continues to be in demand. A recent survey conducted by Clutch polled nearly 300 IT professionals across all major industries that are currently using cloud computing. The survey found that 67 percent of businesses plan to increase their cloud spending this year....


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