HITInfrastructure

Cloud Computing in Healthcare

Outdated Healthcare IT Infrastructure Can Weigh Down Organizations

November 21, 2018 - The healthcare industry has missed two technology change cycles, so many organizations are burdened with a lot of legacy healthcare IT infrastructure. That is the judgment of Bob Renner, CEO of cloud-based data management firm Liaison Technologies. He told HITInfrastructure.com that information technology needs to be “ripped and replaced” every 10 years, but healthcare has...


More Articles

Major Tech Firms Partner to Boost Healthcare IT Interoperability

by Fred Donovan

Major tech companies, like Google, Amazon, and Microsoft, are increasingly partnering with health IT vendors to remove barriers to healthcare IT interoperability. In a letter released recently by ITI, these companies, along with IBM,...

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...

What Does Potential VMware, Dell Merger Mean for Healthcare Cloud?

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

VMware is poised to buy Dell in a reverse merger in response to the growing demand of cloud-based enterprise IT infrastructure. Dell and VMware both have their hands in healthcare IT, so what could this potential merger mean for health IT...

Smart Device Growth Strains Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The more devices organizations add to their health IT infrastructure, the more entities need the devices to have smart capabilities. Internet of Things (IoT) and other smart devices need some form of automation or cognitive computing, so...

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...

Orgs Control the Cloud with Healthcare Infrastructure-as-a-Service

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) is becoming more popular as organizations see the value in hosting and managing their own IT infrastructure tools and systems. IaaS includes hardware and software components, giving...

Preparation Key to Future Health IT Infrastructure Success

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are in the midst of health IT infrastructure digital transformation. Advanced technologies have a large role to play in the future of healthcare, but organizations must evaluate how risky emerging technology is against what...

Choosing Between Healthcare Public Cloud, Private Cloud

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

Navigating the Benefits, Challenges of Healthcare Hybrid Cloud

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are adopting more digital tools into their health IT infrastructures, which calls for a more flexible IT environment. Entities are looking to have the security and access of on-premises data centers while benefiting from the...

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...

UPMC Embraces Advanced Health IT Infrastructure with New Hospitals

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) announced its plans to over-haul it’s health IT infrastructure by investing $2 billion to digitally transform its environment across UPMC’s many locations. UPMC intends to become...

Healthcare IaaS Solutions Cut Back on IT Infrastructure Costs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

More healthcare organizations want increased flexibility from their IT infrastructure and are looking to adopt healthcare IaaS solutions to move parts of their environment to the cloud. Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)...

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...

Healthcare SaaS Applications Reduce Cost, Improve Flexibility

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare SaaS applications are becoming more common as organizations migrate parts of their infrastructure to digitize their IT environment. However, not all cloud-based infrastructure is the right fit for all applications. Organizations...

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...

Cray Supercomputers, Microsoft Azure Aid Healthcare Analytics

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Microsoft and Cray announced that Cray supercomputing systems will now be supported in Microsoft Azure datacenters. Users can now run heavy workloads such as advanced healthcare analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) in their Microsoft...

Open Source Tools Provide Control Over HIT Multi-Cloud Environments

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Mirantis announced the release of its latest cloud platform for HIT multi-cloud management across Amazon Web Services (AWS), OpenStack, and bare-metal. Mirantis Cloud Platform (MCP) enables multi-cloud self-service Kubernetes clusters...

Healthcare Cloud-Based VDI Adoption Reduces Infrastructure Costs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) adoption grows in healthcare as organizations begin to realize the benefits of increased visibility and control when moving desktops to the cloud. The increased demand for VDI deployments...

Barracuda, AWS Release Public Cloud Data Replication Tool

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Barracuda announced the expansion of its data protection solutions by adding public cloud data replication to Amazon Web Services (AWS) for backup and disaster recovery. Organizations currently using Barracuda Backup now have the ability...

X

Sign up for our free newsletter covering the latest IT technology for Hospitals:

Our privacy policy


no, thanks

Continue to site...