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Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Others Boosting Healthcare IT Role

August 17, 2018 - The announcement made earlier this week by Amazon, Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, and Salesforce is the latest in a string of announcements and initiatives bringing tech giants into a more prominent role in health IT. A letter released by the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) and signed by the six companies, pledged that they are “jointly committed to removing...


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Value-Based Care Drives Demand for Health IT Consulting

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The need for efficient technology that cuts costs has significantly boosted the health IT consulting market. Efficient health IT infrastructure tools are need as organizations continue to rely on technology for value-based...

Health IT Outsourcing Grows for Hardware, Software, and Staff

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations going through digital transformations are often challenged when deciding how to handle IT staff. More organizations are considering health IT outsourcing for staff, hardware, and software during this rapid growth...

Considerations for Choosing Public or Private Cloud-based EHRs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are moving different IT infrastructure applications to the cloud. Cloud-based EHRs in particular are examples of applications that are migrating the cloud. There are several reasons why organizations choose to...

Collaborative Edge Computing Supports Health IT Advancement

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations have a greater opportunity to digitally share collected data with other organizations for analytics and population health purposes. Using collaborative edge computing to share data can help organizations...

Iron Mountain, ClearDATA Partner with Google Healthcare Cloud

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare industry is going through a digital transformation as organizations continue to leverage advanced digital tools to increase clinician workflow and improve patient treatment. As a result, large tech companies such as Google,...

Choosing Healthcare Private Cloud Over Public Cloud

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Moving data and applications to the cloud is becoming standard practice in healthcare as organizations seek more flexibility for the data produced by connected medical and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Many organizations are interested...

Understanding Healthcare Cloud Migration for Cost Benefits

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Using the healthcare cloud to organize data and cut back on overall costs can help organization adapt and prepare for the future. Healthcare organizations are constantly collecting structured and unstructured data from many different...

How to Plan for a Healthcare Muilticloud Environment

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Planning a healthcare cloud environment can be challenging, especially when so many options exist and there is no clear answer on which cloud technique will best serve each unique health IT infrastructure demand. More organizations are...

Benefits of Healthcare Public Cloud Managed Service Providers

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The demand for health IT infrastructure solutions that can scale to meet increasing data demands drives the need for flexible IT environments. The healthcare public cloud can help organizations scale up their infrastructure without...

Considering 802.11ax for Healthcare Wireless Networking

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare wireless networking technology continues to advance, and organizations need to keep an eye on upcoming standards and how they will affect future connectivity. The upcoming wireless standard, 802.11ax, will help improve wireless...

Unstructured Healthcare Data Needs Advanced Machine Learning Tools

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations collect massive amounts of unstructured healthcare data and many struggle to find tools that will allow that data to be used. Making unstructured data actionable with machine learning and artificial intelligence...

Healthcare Cloud Computing Evolves with Interoperable Platforms

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are using more flexible technologies together as healthcare cloud computing continues to evolve. Interoperability and flexibility in IT tools are crucial as organizations continue to use technology solutions to support the...

VMware, AWS Announce HIPAA-Eligible Hybrid Cloud

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

VMware Cloud on AWS completed its third-party examination and now offers a HIPAA-compliant hybrid cloud environment for healthcare organizations. Healthcare organizations are continuing to move parts of their IT infrastructure to the...

Cloud-Based Healthcare Blockchain Improves Efficacy, Control

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As healthcare blockchain becomes an impending reality, organizations are looking to major vendors to see how blockchain adoption and implementation will be approached in health IT infrastructure. Major vendors like Microsoft are prepared...

Blockchain, Edge Decentralized Options for HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations that are building out their HIT infrastructure are facing challenges when it comes to communicating data using a centralized repository, or a centralized hub that all data needs to pass through. The volume of data and the...

Data Demands Call for Increased Healthcare Storage Flexibility

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The constant increase of data pushes healthcare organizations to reassess their data storage needs. While cloud computing is the fastest way to get more scalability for the consistently increasing amount of data, on-premises healthcare...

How to Deploy, Manage Healthcare Multicloud Environments

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are experiencing a digital transformation and introducing new digital tools into their health IT infrastructure at a rapid pace. In order to manage the tools that are driving digital transformation, organizations...

Overcoming the Top 3 Healthcare Edge Computing Challenges

by Bill Kleyman

I really hope you’re not sick of this word yet, because it’s not going anywhere. Edge computing is certainly here to stay as we see greater distribution of IT systems and more connected devices. At a very high level, edge...

Healthcare Data Centers Call For Cloud, Virtualization

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As IT infrastructure technology evolves, organizations are looking to use more advanced tools for their healthcare data centers. A recent Research and Markets report predicted that the data center services market will grow at a CAGR of...

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