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Healthcare Software-Defined Networking Allows Cloud Utilization

December 12, 2017 - 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. Software-defined networking (SDN) removes the complexities of wireless hardware by consolidating management functions into a management server that...


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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...

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) is different from...

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 applications....

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 need...

How Healthcare Low Code App Development Increases Flexibility

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare entities are looking to become more agile and developing applications is part of that process. Healthcare low code app development platforms are used by developers to build applications without coding. Low code is a specific space...

Healthcare Virtual Reality Potential Grows for Therapy, Surgery

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Interest in healthcare virtual reality (VR) continues to spread as new VR services continue to be introduced to health IT infrastructure, according to a recent ABI Research report. The report predicted that healthcare VR will generate $8.9 million...

Open Source Health IT App Development Cuts Back Costs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations across all major verticals, including healthcare, are using an open source platform to develop and deploy cloud-native applications and cut back on health IT app development costs, according to a recent survey. Cloud Foundry assessed...

Gartner Names Top Health IT Infrastructure Technology Trends

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Garner released its latest commentary on the top strategic technology trends, many of which are emerging in health IT infrastructure. “Gartner defines a strategic technology trend as one with substantial disruptive potential that is beginning...

Virtual Reality In Healthcare Assists Surgery, Medical Education

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Virtual reality in healthcare is developing as new applications are developed to cater to the healthcare industry, according to a recent report from Kalorama Information. “In its earlier manifestation, virtual reality was hardly equipped...

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 through...

UC San Diego Begins Cloud Infrastructure Migration with Epic EHR

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations continue to move to the cloud as they seek more flexibility for their IT infrastructure environment. UC San Diego Health recently moved their EHR to an Epic-hosted cloud environment to shift away from their traditional...

Healthcare AI, IoT Require Legacy Data Integration, Edge Computing

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

MapR Technologies and C3 IoT announced their partnership to bring an end-to-end solution for healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The partnership will address the demand of enterprise architecture...

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