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UPMC’s Cloud-Based OS Boosts Healthcare Interoperability

March 14, 2019 - The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is investing in a cloud-based healthcare operating system (hcOS) to improve healthcare interoperability and break down data silos.   The downloadable operating system is designed to make it easy for app developers to build software solutions that access clinical data and clinical systems. “The IT problem we are trying to...


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Shadow IT Plagues Organizations, Undermining Cloud Security

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Shadow IT continues to affect organizations, which is undermining their cloud security and exposing sensitive data to breaches, according to a survey of 450 IT and cybersecurity professionals from a range of industries including...

Hackensack Meridian Health Unveils 2 Healthcare Cloud Deals

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Hackensack Meridian Health, the largest healthcare network in New Jersey, announced two healthcare cloud deals this week, one with Google and other with Microsoft. Using the Google Cloud, Hackensack Meridian Health said it will be...

More Healthcare Organizations To Adopt Hybrid Cloud Computing

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The healthcare industry is increasingly adopting hybrid cloud models, according to a survey of more than 2,300 IT decision makers by VansonBourne on behalf of cloud provider Nutanix. Hybrid cloud deployment by healthcare providers is...

Microsoft Azure Launches Healthcare API for FHIR Standard

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Microsoft Azure has launched a healthcare API for the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standard, which will enable health system interoperability and sharing data in the cloud. The FHIR API and data store allows...

3M’s M*Modal Acquisition Set to Capitalize on Healthcare Cloud Growth

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Healthcare cloud computing is expected to continue its strong growth in 2019, as organization move more sensitive data to the cloud. To capitalize on this growth, 3M recently announced plans to acquire M*Modal’s cloud-based...

Healthcare Cloud Computing Market to See 22% CAGR Through 2022

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The global healthcare cloud computing market is forecast by Technavio to increase at a CAGR of 22 percent, growing by $16.4 billion from 2017 to 2022. Technavio said that growth in cloud-assisted medical collaborations is one of the key...

Citus Data Announces HIPAA-Compliant Healthcare Cloud

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Citus Data announced that Citus Cloud can now be used to manage PHI and build HIPAA-compliant applications for the healthcare cloud. The scale-out Postgres database company now allows software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based healthcare companies...

ClearDATA Achieves AWS Premier Consulting Partner Status

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ClearDATA announced its new Premier Consulting Partner status in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN).  This status is granted because of the expertise ClearDATA has demonstrated working with AWS. “We have made...

Managed Cloud Services Support Public HIT Cloud Infrastructure

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Healthcare organizations are relying more on public cloud services are challenged with managing aspects of their cloud-based infrastructure as more tools are added to the network. Gartner predicts in its latest managed cloud...

Building a Healthcare Cloud Strategy Prevents Overspending

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Many organizations are moving to the healthcare cloud to reduce the cost of on-premises IT infrastructure deployment. While initially deploying a new cloud infrastructure may be expensive, over time cloud service models are less expensive...

ClearDATA Achieves Amazon Web Services DevOps Competency Status

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ClearDATA announced its achievement of Amazon Web Services (AWS) DevOps Competency status. This designation indicates that payers and providers can use ClearDATA to integrate into onto the cloud with automated safeguards and configuration...

Cloud Management Platforms Support Multiple Cloud Environments

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Organizations are introducing more healthcare cloud tools to their IT infrastructure, making the prospect of managing them a growing challenge. Selecting a cloud management platform (CMP) can give IT staff visibility and control over...

Healthcare Fog Computing Supports Future AI, 5G Adoption

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Health IT is advancing, but there’s a missing link between what IT innovators imagine for the future and what their infrastructure is capable of supporting, according to the latest OpenFog Consortium report. Healthcare fog computing...

Using IPaaS for Healthcare Data Integration, Cloud Migration

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Organizations struggle with healthcare data integration as they go through digital transformations. Integrating applications with legacy infrastructure tools can be difficult to manage, but an integration platform-as-a-service (IPaaS) can...

Adopting a Cloud-First Approach to Healthcare Data Integration

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As healthcare organizations look toward a future of seamless healthcare data integration, they are facing the difficult task of managing legacy systems and connecting disparate data siloes created by aging infrastructure. Poor integration...

MEDITECH Launches Healthcare App Development Environment

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MEDITECH announced Sept. 18 the release of its healthcare app development environment MEDITECH Greenfield. The platform will enable organizations to develop applications that will be interoperable with the MEDITECH EHR. Greenfield is...

Selecting Healthcare App Development Tools for Integration

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Integrating applications with EHRs is one of the most challenging parts of the healthcare app development process. Applications that can’t access all the information they need from different programs and tools can potentially hinder...

Planning, Testing Lead to Successful HIT Backup and Disaster Recovery

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In a recent blog post, ONC officials emphasized the importance of planning when it comes to HIT backup and disaster recovery. “Unfortunately, the reality that an organization’s health IT systems will become unavailable or...

Clinical Applications, IoT Drive Growth of Healthcare Cloud

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The healthcare cloud computing market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 18 percent through 2023, according the a new Markets and Markets report. The predicted growth includes applications such as EHRs, picture archive communication systems...

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