Cloud Computing

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.
Children's National cloud computing
By Bill Siwicki 07:08 am February 07, 2017
An executive cautions that the biggest challenge with cloud computing in healthcare is the contract organizations sign with vendors of cloud services.
HISS17 Hyland OnBase

The sports bar in the OnBase booth is a perennial favorite at HIMSS conferences.

By Mike Miliard 11:11 am January 31, 2017
Its enterprise content management technology spans the enterprise helping address multiple workflows, from clinical care to revenue cycle management.
Allscripts CEO Paul Black EHR

Allscripts CEO Paul Black

By Tom Sullivan 09:07 am January 31, 2017
The electronic health record maker has built out its suite to enable integration with third-party apps and competing EHR systems, its chief executive said. 
Jonathan Bush athenahealth
By Jonathan Bush 12:35 pm January 30, 2017
athenahealth’s CEO said that hospital executives should stop tolerating software that users hate and, instead, demand a new set of core competencies from their technology vendors. And he pointed to Waze, Google and Kayak as examples to emulate. 
Flatiron Roche

Flatiron Health co-founders Nat Turner and Zach Weinberg. 

By Bernie Monegain 11:37 am January 27, 2017
The startup said it will use the funding to strengthen its OncologyCloud. 
hc1 CRM for caregivers
By Ephraim Schwartz 09:08 am January 27, 2017
The new extension to its HRM platform enables hospital executives to better serve patient populations, and identify market opportunities, CEO Brad Bostic said. 
Children's Mercy cloud at-risk

Children's Mercy director of informatics Richard Stroup said that the hosptial now offers a multi-tennant cloud service that outside healthcare organizations, regardless of location, can use. 

By Bill Siwicki 02:47 pm January 25, 2017
After a successful year-long telemedicine program, Children’s Mercy informatics director Richard Stroup seized the opportunity to open the cloud-based app up to other hospitals. Seattle Children’s is already using it and Cincinnati is next.

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