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Pros and Cons of On-Premises, Cloud Hosted Healthcare Apps

June 14, 2017 - Healthcare cloud computing becomes more popular each day but no entity currently has a fully cloud-based health IT infrastructure. Organizations must migrate applications to the cloud, choose which apps will perform better on-premise, and decide which are better suited for cloud hosted environments. Organizations are opting to move certain applications to the cloud because they are easier...


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Healthcare IoT Requires Specific Architecture for Success

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) is emerging and organizations are faced with building and deploying IoT-ready infrastructure environments. Entities need to decide on the components that make up their IoT solutions and understand the different...

MedPhoto Manager Launches HIPAA Compliant Image Sharing App

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

MedPhoto Manager announced the release of its HIPAA compliant iOS application that allows clinicians to take, store, and share patient photos using reliable and secure tools. The app lets clinicians provide patients with more personalized care...

OpenEye Adopts SD-WAN Solution for Improved SaaS Connection

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Riverbed Technology announced that OpenEye Scientific is using Riverbed’s software-defined networking in the WAN (SD-WAN) solution, SteelConnect, to offer users a better connection to OpenEye’s cloud-based drug discovery platform,...

Healthcare Application Management Growth Seeks Containers

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare application management solutions become more necessary as organizations build and adopt more custom applications as part of their health IT infrastructure. Organizations across all major industries are developing individual apps to...

Red Hat Releases Healthcare Mobile App Assessment Tool

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Red Hat announced the release of its Mobile App Assessment Tool to help organizations break down their mobile apps, giving IT decision-makers and mobile development managers full view of the healthcare mobile app development process and necessary...

Cloud Foundry Aims to Solve Healthcare Developer Shortage

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cloud Foundry Foundation announced its plan to solve the impending shortage of developers by launching its cloud-naïve developer certification initiative, called the Cloud Foundry Certified Developer program. The program will be delivered...

Oracle Reveals HIPAA Certification for SaaS Applications

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Oracle announced that it recently received HIPAA certification for its Oracle Fusion Suite of software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, including enterprise resource planning (ERP), human capital management, (HCM), and customer relationship...

HIT Applications Management Eased by Containers as a Service

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As healthcare organizations move toward virtualized health IT infrastructure solutions, containers-as-a-service (CaaS) are becoming a popular option deploying and managing containers, HIT applications, and clusters. A recent Research and Markets...

Salesforce Health Cloud Improves Mount Sinai Medicaid Program

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Mount Sinai Health System chose Salesforce Health Cloud to coordinate and manage the care of Medicaid recipients in its Performing Provider System (PPS). Mount Sinai PPS was formed back in 2015 under New York State’s Delivery System Reform...

Healthcare IaaS Deployments Call for Managed Cloud Services

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations relying on public cloud, infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) are faced with the task of managing all aspects of the cloud, which can become increasingly complicated as more health IT infrastructure solutions are added....

HIT Infrastructure Mobility Solutions Rise with IoT, Telehealth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare mobility solutions market is expected to grow significantly as organizations continue to digitize their HIT infrastructures. The rising demand for mobile healthcare solutions is one of the biggest IT infrastructure issues facing...

Cloud Information Management Systems Aid HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Information management systems have become a staple for HIT infrastructure as organizations have shifted from paper records to electronic health records (EHRs). The increase in government initiatives encouraging entities to embrace EHRs and other...

PokitDok, Merck, Orion Make AWS Announcements at HIMSS17

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

HIMSS17 was not short on Amazon Web Services (AWS) announcements as vendors touched on plans to utilize the service to bring more flexibility and continence to their health IT infrastructure solutions. As HITInfrastructure.com will review here,...

How to Secure an Evolving HIT, BYOD Mobile Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations have been exploring bring-your-own-device (BYOD) deployments in health IT infrastructure over the past several years, but many organizations have been hung up on challenges presented by security concerns of employees...

Healthcare Information Systems Growing in HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are moving to electronic health records (EHRs), causing the healthcare information systems market to grow exponentially over the next several years as entities continue to add EHRs to their health IT infrastructure. Cloud-based...

Red Hat Improves Container Management with OpenShift 3.4

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Red Hat announced the latest update to its OpenShift Container Platform to better help organizations in delivering advanced business applications compatible with existing IT environments. The OpenShift Container Platform 3.4 opens up the business-critical...

Oracle Expands Cloud Platform for High-Performance Apps

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Oracle announced new enhancements to the Oracle Cloud Platform to encourage users to move business critical applications to the cloud by delivering differentiated database performance for organizations of all sizes, and deeply integrated infrastructure-as-a-service...

Dropbox Healthcare IT Infrastructure Adoption on the Rise

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Dropbox is finding its way into healthcare IT infrastructure as adoption grows among provider organizations. Dropbox announced the growth of its use among healthcare organizations for clinicians to share files with other users in the network,...

New Quantum Release Eases Healthcare Cloud Integration

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Quantum announced an extension of its StorNext scale-out file system to benefit users with public cloud storage accounts and third-party object storage, which allows for the improved management of unstructured data. The company stated that they...

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