Cloud Computing

voice AI Amazon Alexa

Commonwealth Care Alliance chief of clinical innovation John Loughnane, MD, said the industry is on the verge of voice technologies that can be used to tailor individualized care regimens. 

By Tom Sullivan 07:40 am February 13, 2017
Commonwealth Care Alliance and Penn Medicine are already putting Amazon Alexa to work in early-stage projects that promise to reshape the patient experience. 
cloud secure

University of California Irvine Health CIO Chuck Podesta said that even public clouds are becoming safe environments but healthcare executives should take security issues into account and be careful to create durable contracts. 

By Bernie Monegain 07:19 am February 13, 2017
The veteran healthcare technology leader urged executives to move faster with cloud migration and said that the big vendors spend a lot of time and money on information security.
NetApp storage trends HIMSS17

NetApp senior director for healthcare Dave Nesvisky

By Bill Siwicki 07:26 am February 10, 2017
The vendor’s senior director for healthcare on agility, infrastructure and careful vendor scrutiny.

SAS principal industry consultant Mark Lambrecht said the underlying code base uses REST APIs to make the platform adaptive to data sources. 

By Ephraim Schwartz 07:04 am February 09, 2017
The business intelligence stalwart has a suite specific to healthcare of which an executive said the goal is ambient analytics and answers from data. 
IBM new collar jobs Africa

Photo courtesy of IBM

By Bernie Monegain 04:03 pm February 08, 2017
Big Blue aims to reach up to 25 million millennials across the continent to develop STEM skills.
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By Gus Venditto 07:28 am February 08, 2017
Essential details to help you get the most from your annual conference experience.
Amazon Web services

AWS director Steve Halliwell said the changing regulatory environment make the cloud model's agility and functionality attractive to healthcare organizations. 

By Ephraim Schwartz 07:01 am February 08, 2017
Hosted infrastructure-as-a-service offerings such as Amazon enable health entities to pilot new ideas and either scale those that work or turn off projects that do not without having to spend on hardware and other IT. 
cloud computing precision medicine

Washington University School of Medicine informaticist Nephi Walton said cloud computing will become the platform for aggregating and harmonizing data but healthcare organizations should understand why they want to choose the model. 

By Bill Siwicki 07:17 am February 07, 2017
Informaticist Nephi Walton says that the cloud can be used to aggregate and harmonize data and argues that in certain ways it is more secure than what hospitals can handle on their own.
UCSF cloud Salesforce

Kristin Chu, IS director at the Univeristy of California San Francisco School of Medicine, said when they started working with Salesforce cloud services six years ago, UCSF started small and moved up from there. 

By Bill Siwicki 07:12 am February 07, 2017
The University of California San Francisco School of Medicine takes an app by app approach to its use of cloud computing, employing technology from Salesforce to build custom applications for clinical care and research.  
By Bill Siwicki 07:10 am February 07, 2017
Beaufort Memorial Hospital has already launched into the cloud with a variety of back-end systems and says it will move its enterprise and clinical systems to the cloud in the next 18 to 24 months.

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