Cloud Computing

By Jeff Rowe 03:07 am August 18, 2010
Cloud-based EHRs are being touted as a cost-effective alternative for physicians who are worried about the price tag of client-served, software-based EHRs. A recent article, however, questions whether they are such a good choice for a number of valid reasons.
By Tom Sullivan 09:07 am May 12, 2010
Distant thunder rumbles across the HIPAA 5010 and ICD-10 horizon. That's the sound of cloud computing services gliding toward healthcare organizations.
By John Moore 09:28 am December 10, 2009
While conducting research for the long overdue and nearly completed report on Personal Health Clouds (Dossia, Google Health and HealthVault) came across a recently published report by the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) addressing cloud computing security.
By Robert Rowley, MD 01:41 pm September 25, 2009
The concepts of “security” and “privacy” of medical information (Protected Health Information, or PHI) are closely intertwined.
By Robert Rowley, MD 11:56 am August 13, 2009
The announcement of Salesforce.com investing and coordinating development efforts with Practice Fusion has brought talk of “cloud computing” to the fore.
By Jeff Rowe 12:12 pm August 06, 2009
With the recent announcement of Salesforce.com's multi-million dollar investment in Practice Fusion, which offers a free, ad-supported physician EHR, "cloud computing" has again taken center stage. More and more health care providers are choosing cloud-based EHR models, opting to let hardware installation, data storage, and application...

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