Cloud Computing

ClearDATA cloud services gets $12 million
By Bernie Monegain 12:34 pm April 18, 2017
The company will use the money to advance its security, regulatory and compliance functionality for healthcare customers.
EHR player NextGen eyes mobile tech with $34 million takeover of Entrada
By Bill Siwicki 11:49 am April 14, 2017
Company says it sees mobile health systems as some of the most valuable real estate in healthcare.  
ONC health data provenance challenge

Steven Posnack, director of ONC's Office of Standards and Technology, has launched the challenge because the integrity of health data requires having a way to trace and verify the source of information and how it's been altered throughout its lifecycle.

By Mike Miliard 12:45 pm April 07, 2017
The contest seeks better ways to determine where data has come from, and whether it's reliable and trustworthy.

IBM Watson Health at the HIMSS17 conference.

By Bernie Monegain 07:01 am March 30, 2017
IBM Watson Health will adopt SNOMED CT for use in Watson Health work, SNOMED International and IBM Watson announced today.
By Jessica Davis 03:29 pm March 29, 2017
The agency currently uses a dozen approved cloud service providers.

Andrew Pecora, MD

By Mike Miliard 11:09 am March 27, 2017
The multi-year research agreement will see the pharmaceutical company putting Cota's analytics platform to work for improved breast cancer treatment outcomes.
Maury Regional Cerner EHR

Maury Regional CEO Alan Watson

By Bernie Monegain 12:03 pm March 24, 2017
The Tennessee-based health system said it is replacing Meditech and NextGen with Cerner’s hosted Millennium electronic health record, revenue cycle management and transaction services.
Oracle cloud healthcare

Oracle's Healthcare Industry Connect event. Credit: Oracle via Twitter.

By Jack McCarthy 09:43 am March 24, 2017
The Oracle Health Sciences Data Management Workbench Cloud Service can be use to integrate, reconcile and analyze healthcare data for clinical trials. 
GE digital transformation

GE Healthcare CEO John Flannery

By Bernie Monegain 12:34 pm March 23, 2017
CEO John Flannery said the company is embarking on a digital transformation of its healthcare entity, which is  focused on cloud, data analytics, population health, imaging and more.
IDC digital transformation
By Tom Sullivan 08:54 am March 22, 2017
The IT consultancy also said IoT will skyrocket to $1.3 trillion and predicted that wearables are poised to pick up steam again.

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