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Healthcare Cloud Computing Evolves with Interoperable Platforms

June 28, 2018 - 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 demands of a hospital environment. Enterprise organizations are currently using or evaluating platform-as-a-service (PaaS), containers, or serverless computing,...


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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 storage...

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 need...

Hospital Information Systems Help Organize Tools and Data

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are constantly adding solutions to their IT infrastructure to keep up with the latest technology developments. Adding more solutions to HIT infrastructure makes it hard to keep track of each tool and the information it...

Enterprise Resource Planning Aids HIT Infrastructure Tools

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a necessary tool for healthcare organizations to better manage business processes by collecting data from business tools and applications. Organizations need to consider how ERP fits into their health IT...

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 is...

Patient Facing Application Considerations for HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Patients are growing accustomed to using their personal devices to interact with service providers and retailers in their everyday lives. As consumers, patients can easily use their smartphones to make purchases and consult online catalogues....

Healthcare Mobile Application Management Offers Security, Mobility

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare mobile applications are becoming more popular as organizations adopt mobile devices to increase workflow. Entities need to consider healthcare mobile application management (MAM) to help secure and monitor their applications on all...

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 infrastructure...

Strategies for Improving On-Premises Healthcare Storage Solutions

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Making the most out of on-premises servers is one of the biggest challenges facing healthcare storage today. Organizations need to develop strategies and find tools and solutions to make sure server space is not being wasted. Servers are expensive...

Edge Computing Essential for 2018 HIT Infrastructure

by Bill Kleyman

As the year winds down, one common theme has kept me busy in the healthcare world. Specifically, we’ve been working with a number of healthcare organizations to help them become more distributed with their IT capabilities. The goal isn’t...

Healthcare Software-Defined Networking Allows Cloud Utilization

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are implementing cloud-based, healthcare software-defined networking solutions to gain improved network flexibility and visibility. These solutions can also help entities better leverage the cloud for medical tools and applications....

Improving Cloud Health IT Infrastructure for Smart Hospitals

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Many organizations are enhancing their health IT infrastructure with the intention of becoming smart hospitals by embracing digital transformation. Smart hospitals rely on interconnected advanced technology and automation to improve patient care,...

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 administrators...

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 recently...

AWS, Cerner Collaborate on Healthcare Cloud Tool

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Amazon is expanding its healthcare cloud by partnering with Cerner to help organizations make better use of the data collected by patients and clinicians using AWS. Amazon is looking to expand its cloud service into the healthcare sector which...

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 healthcare...

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...

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 the...

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