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Dropbox Supports Healthcare Data Exchange and Collaboration

July 28, 2017 - The adoption of Dropbox as a healthcare data exchange tool for content sharing and collaboration is on the rise in healthcare. Dropbox is a cloud-based, file-hosting service that makes a user’s files available on all devices by adding them to the user’s personal user space. Dropbox also allows users to share files with others by inviting them to view any folder, or by sharing links...


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Healthcare Mobile Strategy Requires Diligent Planning

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations still struggle to deploy an advanced healthcare mobile strategy to meet development and usage needs while remaining HIPAA compliant. Entities need to give clinicians and users what they want out of a mobile environment while ensuring...

Virtustream Announces HIPAA Compliant Healthcare Cloud Service

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Virtustream announced the release of the Virtustream Healthcare Cloud at Dell EMC World Las Vegas. The Dell Technologies business’ new service provides healthcare organizations with mission critical platforms and applications on Virtustream...

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...

Vincari Adds HIPAA Compliant Mobile Image Capture to App

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Vincari announced the latest update to its Electronic Physician Assistant application, allowing users to capture images using their personal devices in a HIPAA compliant fashion. The images taken with the app are attached to physician documentation...

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...

Top 10 Cloud Data Storage Companies

by Kate Monica

As health IT infrastructure becomes more advanced, organizations are adopting big data analytics incentives, mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) devices collecting information that needs to be stored. As Charged with the task of managing more...

Sovereign Health Announces Expanded Telehealth Service

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Sovereign Health announced the release of its new telehealth service, Telehealth, to offer outpatients the same level of care they would receive if they were being treated on-premise. The behavioral health system aims to improve the how its services...

VMware Joins Intel Health IT Security Readiness at HIMSS17

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

At HIMSS17, VMware announced a new collaboration with Intel Health and Life Sciences to benefit healthcare organizations by understanding their current health IT security readiness. VMware now offers new services as part of Intel’s Healthcare...

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Grants Clinicians Instant Logins

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Hyper-converged infrastructure is proving its worth in health IT infrastructure as organizations seek to improve operations, security, and patient care using virtualization. Southern New Hampshire Health (SNHH) uses Pivot3’s hyper-converged...

Evolve IP, Nimble Partner in HIPAA Compliant Cloud Services

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Evolve IP and Nimble Storage announced their partnership to provide healthcare organizations with on-premise flash arrays supported by HIPAA-compliant and HITRUST-audited hybrid cloud services. Nimble Storage and Evolve IP built a storage solution...

Clinical Communication, Collaboration Key for HIT Systems

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Clinical communication and collaboration platforms are important to health IT infrastructure because they improve operations and quality of care by coordinating HIT systems. A Gartner report released late last year explains that clinical communication...

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...

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...

Peak 10, Concerto Achieve HIPAA Compliant Healthcare Cloud

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cloud vendors are becoming more healthcare oriented with th Peak 10 and Concerto as the latest examples of IT companies announcing renewed HIPAA-compliant solutions.  Peak 10 announced its newly acquired Privacy Shield certification, which...

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 Becomes IT Infrastructure Necessity

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Cloud computing has played a part in IT infrastructure for nearly a decade, and according to most recent research, the healthcare cloud market will undergo steady evolution in the coming years.  The authors of Gartner’s Market Guide...

Cost, Flexibility Increase Virtualization’s Health IT Appeal

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Virtualization continues to appeal to healthcare IT decision makers looking to cut back on infrastructure costs for hardware, software, and even staff. Virtualization is the abstraction of IT resources that masks the physical nature and boundaries...

Challenges of HIPAA Compliance in the Healthcare Cloud

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Implementing cloud solutions as part of health IT infrastructure raises questions about HIPAA compliance when making use of cloud computing.  Healthcare cloud based technology functions differently than legacy storage or information sharing...

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