HITInfrastructure

Healthcare Cloud Applications

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...

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...

HIT Container Growth Slow But Hopeful as Management Solutions Mature

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are enthusiastic and optimistic about HIT containers for managing applications. However, adoption is hindered by the complexity of deploying, managing, and orchestrating containers at scale. The Cloud Foundry report, Hope...

HashiCorp Upgrades Improve Cloud Infrastructure Adoption

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

HashiCorp announced several updates and new products across its suite of cloud infrastructure automation solutions to help enterprise organizations adopt and leverage cloud. The updates add and improve the features of HashiCorp products...

Container Growth Slow, Still Significant to HIT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are looking to containers to manage and deploy their applications for HIT infrastructure improvement, but entities are challenged by implementing containers at scale, according to the latest Cloud Foundry Survey. Cloud...

Pivotal, Google Cloud at Center of Recent VMware Collaboration

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

LAS VEGAS—VMworld 2017 day two started with VMware announcing its collaboration with Pivotal and Google Cloud on the Pivotal Container Service (PKS). PKS allows enterprises and service providers to deliver Kubernetes on VMware...

VMWorld 2017 Highlights Collaboration for Innovation

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

LAS VEGAS — VMworld 2017 kicked off with a keynote address from VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger that touched on several major themes working through the health IT infrastructure industry. Major points included the expectation end users...

VMware, Amazon Launch Collaboration of VMware Cloud on AWS

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

LAS VEGAS — VMware kicked off VMworld 2017 by announcing its strategic alliance with Amazon Web Services (AWS), bringing VMware Cloud to AWS. The initial partnership announced last October is currently available in the AWS US West...

Microsoft, Red Hat Improve Container Adoption for Healthcare

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Red Hat and Microsoft announced an expansion of their partnership intending to ease and improve container adoption for healthcare. The expansion includes native support for Windows Server containers on Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat OpenShift...

Vibrent Health SaaS Precision Medicine Platform Granted ATO

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Vibrent Health announced its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) precision medicine platform, Learning Health System (LHS), was given Authority to Operate (ATO) by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Vibrant LHS’ security and...

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...

C-Level Executives Fear Missing Healthcare Cloud Innovations

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

A recent report released by Commvault revealed that 81 percent of C-level executives are concerned that their organization is not adopting new cloud technologies quickly enough, and even fear missing out on cloud advancements. The...

Successful Healthcare Cloud Depends on Network Connectivity

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Zayo announced its collaboration with Peak 10 by providing its CloudLink service in Peak 10 data centers. This allows Peak 10 users to access Zayo’s fiber network while leveraging the healthcare cloud. Zayo’s fiber network...

Healthcare Cloud Addresses Specific HIT Infrastructure Needs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are digitizing their HIT infrastructures and most are looking to the healthcare cloud to improve their flexibility and scalability in the face of more advanced technology. Forrester Research recently released its latest Wave...

Avoiding the Top 3 Clinical Data Migration Mistakes

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are faced with the challenge of clinical data migration, which is a rigorous and often underestimated undertaking, especially when it comes to the cloud. The consequences of migrating clinical data incorrectly are...

Healthcare Cloud IT Infrastructure Grows as Data Demands Rise

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare cloud IT infrastructure is growing as organizations digitize their infrastructure and migrate tools and data to the cloud. A recent IDC research report found that cloud IT infrastructure grew significantly in the first part of...

How Developers Can Improve Healthcare Application Security

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare security breaches can be devastating to the industry. Healthcare application security is a particularly growing concern as entities continue to add apps to their health IT infrastructures. Medical identity theft is also...

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

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

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...

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...

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...

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