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Open Source Health IT App Development Cuts Back Costs

October 5, 2017 - 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 how customers use its open source tool, Cloud Foundry Application Runtime. The survey polled 735 developers, architects, CIOs, and operators...


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Gartner Names Top Health IT Infrastructure Technology Trends

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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...

How Kubernetes 1.8 Can Improve HIT Security and Workload Support

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Kubernetes 1.8 highlights the open source platform’s security and workload support. Kubernetes 1.8 is the third release this year and enhances and refines upon 1.7. The new option is currently available on GitHub. CoreOS Technical Program...

Open Source Tools Provide Control Over HIT Multi-Cloud Environments

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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

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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...

HIT Outsourcing Remains Significant Despite Recent Dissatisfaction

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A new Black Book survey highlights the benefits of HIT outsourcing for infrastructure solutions rather than hosting, monitoring, and maintaining them on-premises. Healthcare organizations are looking to cloud-based, as-a-service infrastructure...

HashiCorp Upgrades Improve Cloud Infrastructure Adoption

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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 Terraform,...

Increasing Application Demands Require Rapid App Development

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InterSystems announced its new platform, the InterSystems IRIS Data Platform, to assist organizations in app development and quickly producing data intensive applications. The platform is built around a high-performance database, which allows...

How No-Code App Development Platforms Aid Healthcare Industry

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Quick Base announced its successful completion of a Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 examination and achieved HIPAA compliance via an independent audit. The organization’s no-code app development platform can now be used by healthcare...

Barracuda, AWS Release Public Cloud Data Replication Tool

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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 to replicate...

C-Level Executives Fear Missing Healthcare Cloud Innovations

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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 report’s...

Backup and Disaster Recovery Evolves with HIT Infrastructure

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Backup and disaster recovery solutions are one of the more important aspects of HIT infrastructure, as they help prevent organizations from losing valuable patient data in the event of a cyberattack. Gartner released its latest Magic Quadrant...

Understanding Healthcare Private Cloud vs Hosted Private Cloud

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Organizations are rapidly adopting the cloud as its flexibility continues to prove its worth against the influx of clinical data and as cloud security measures improve. Many entities are more interested in a healthcare private cloud deployment...

Successful Healthcare Cloud Depends on Network Connectivity

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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 connects...

Healthcare Cloud Addresses Specific HIT Infrastructure Needs

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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 report...

Healthcare Mobile Strategy Requires Diligent Planning

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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...

Organizations Seek Automation for Health IT Infrastructure

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Healthcare organizations are digitizing their health IT infrastructure and many are looking to automate data processes to free up clinicians’ time. IBM and Automation Anywhere announced their collaboration to provide organizations with...

Hyperledger Releases First Blockchain Framework Standard

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Hyperledger announced the availability of Hyperledger Fabric 1.0 blockchain framework. The open source framework is hosted by The Linux Foundation to be used in developing blockchain solutions and applications across all major industries, including...

Utilizing App Refactoring for Healthcare Mobile Apps

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Organizations are making the move to mobile and introducing more healthcare mobile apps to their health IT infrastructure. The number of apps used is increasing as more mobile devices are relied upon for critical tasks. Many organizations already...

Healthcare Cloud IT Infrastructure Grows as Data Demands Rise

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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 2017...

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