Cloud Computing

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.

Christiana CISO Anahi Santiago said the system is a now practicing a cloud-first strategy that enables innovation but also requires new and different work of her team. 

By Mike Miliard 08:45 am January 25, 2017
Christiana Care CISO Anahi Santiago demands cloud vendors show her ISO or HITRUST certification, a review of SOC II as well as policies and procedures, summaries of penetration and vulnerability assessment and more.
Yale secure cloud platform

Harlan Krumholz said the technology makes patients true partners in care and research.

By Diana Manos 09:12 am January 24, 2017
The technology, known as Hugo, empowers patients to compile data from multiple EHRs and synchronize them with a research database. 
HIMSS17 HX360 Innovation Zone
By Chris Nerney 10:15 am January 20, 2017
The exhibit area will feature more than 60 companies demonstrating early tools with the potential to disrupt or change the healthcare industry. 
GE machine learning cloud

Rendering of GE's booth at the HIMSS conference. Courtesy of GE. 

By Bernie Monegain 10:06 am January 20, 2017
Building on its GE Health Cloud, the company is enabling care teams to store, view, analyze and share images in ways they could not before storage and compute power were available in the cloud.
security CIO cloud concern security
By John Andrews 07:40 am January 20, 2017
Dignity Health chief information officer Deanna Wise was once hesitant of putting health data in the cloud. Now she’s an outspoken proponent. 
artificial intelligence healthcare

Advisory Board managing director of research Kenneth Kleinberg the need for machine learning in clinical are will grow as data sources continue to evolve. 

By Tom Sullivan 10:23 am January 19, 2017
AI can be applied right now to ever-expanding health data sets. When will be the best time for healthcare entities to implement?
IT vendors HIPAA compliant

Business associate agreements are a great start but putting a vendor monitoring program in place is what made Inspira’s risk of a data breach lower, Francois Bodhuin said. 

By Tom Sullivan 09:43 am January 19, 2017
Inspira Health Network established a vendor-monitoring program that not only protects data but also improved the system’s ability to share it. Information security officer Francois Bodhuin’s advice: Keep it simple but thorough. 

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