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Cloud Migration, Business Intelligence Top HIMSS17 Topics

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

HIMSS17 is just a few days away and healthcare IT professionals are preparing for the annual conference in Orlando, Florida. Healthcare professionals will make their way down to Orlando from February 19 to February 23 to discuss some of the most...

Oracle, Ivanti Announce New Data Integration Cloud Services

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Oracle announced the expansion of its cloud platform’s integration offering with Oracle Data Integrator Cloud. The new service aims to simplify and accelerate cross-enterprise data integration to support real-time analytics. Oracle released...

Important Health IT Infrastructure Building Considerations

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations typically run on a health IT infrastructure that, at its most basic level, contains a wireless network, a storage server, and an operating system. These features are used to run the programs and apps needed to collect...

Utilizing HIPAA Compliance for Healthcare Cloud IaaS Deployment

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) is becoming a more appealing healthcare cloud option as organizations migrate parts of their health IT infrastructure to the cloud. As entities select cloud vendors for their infrastructure, HIPAA compliance...

Utilizing Cloud Backup for Minimal HIT Infrastructure Downtime

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Backing up and recovering clinical data securely and easily during an outage is a top challenge for healthcare organizations.  Cloud backup and recovery solutions can bring security to health IT infrastructure by ensuring the latest data...

CenturyLink, Cloudera Release Big Data-as-a-Service Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

CenturyLink and Cloudera announced their collaborative release of a new managed service combining CenturyLink’s data and advanced analytics, network, and cloud application services with Cloudera’s Apache Hadoop-based data management...

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...

IDBS Releases Latest Cloud-Based Research Platform for Health IT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Last week, IDBS launched its enterprise, cloud-based platform, the E-Workbook Cloud to assist organizations meeting the strenuous future challenges of research and development (R&D) data management. The E-Workbook cloud allows organizations...

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,...

PokitDok Receives EHNAC HIE, Healthcare Cloud Accreditations

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

PokitDok has received accreditation from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), the software development company announced earlier this week. The company met the requirements for both the Outsourced Services Accreditation...

Avanade, Citrix Integrate Microsoft Azure and VDI Environments

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Avanade announced the latest initiative in its strategic partnership with Citrix focused on assisting clients taking a cloud-first approach to building digital workspaces for end-users. The latest initiative will use Avanade’s assets and...

Actifio Announces Support of Microsoft Azure Migration

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Data virtualization company Actifio has announced its support of Microsoft Azure via Actifio Sky to enable instant recovery across data centers and cloud-based infrastructure. Microsoft Azure is currently one of the most popular healthcare cloud...

3 Ways to Reduce Health IT Infrastructure Hardware Costs

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As provider organizations continue to adopt more advanced health IT infrastructure hardware and other technologies, the need to cut costs wherever possible is a high priority for IT decision-makers. Hardware can be costly and the with advancements...

Top 5 Health IT Infrastructure Trends Heading into 2017

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cloud migration, staffing challenges, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) are among the top healthcare technology trends outlined in Black Book’s Q4 healthcare C-suite poll.  According to the survey, recent and possible policy changes...

TSI Genomics API Powers MedTek21 Population Health Platform

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Transitional Software Inc. (TSI) has announced that MedTek21 has selected their Genomics API to provide pharmacogenomics (PGx)-based monitoring for MedTek21’s population health and medication risk management platform. MedTek21 hopes the...

IoT, Cloud Migration Among Top 2016 Health IT Trends

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Health IT infrastructure technology underwent an evolution in 2016 as organizations moved toward digital environments and more is expected in the year to come. Value-based care had a significant impact on IT decision-makers over the past year...

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...

Connectria Certifies Microsoft Azure Hosted HIPAA Compliance

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

HIPAA compliant managed hosting solution provider Connectria Hosting announced the ability for customers to run HIPAA compliant environments in Microsoft Azure on Monday. Connectria Hosting has a history of hosting HIPAA compliant environments...

Healthcare Cloud Becoming Critical IT Infrastructure Tool

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare organizations are increasing their dependence on cloud technology as It decision-makers are putting more trust in the cloud. The HIMSS Analytics 2016 Cloud Survey cites the strategic benefits of the cloud eclipse the previous security...

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