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Survey finds “risk aversion” slowing healthcare’s move to the cloud

BY Jeff Rowe | November 01, 2017

Ultimately, say experts, healthcare companies must recognize that fear of “culture change” could prove the biggest barrier to successfully transitioning to the cloud.

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Why Software-as-a-Service is taking off in healthcare

BY Jeff Rowe | November 01, 2017

With SaaS, vendors are charged with monitoring and maintaining the application, which helps healthcare organizations stay more secure because they don’t need to depend on end users to upgrade their tools.

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Effectively managing legacy healthcare apps can make or break a cloud transition

BY Jeff Rowe | October 31, 2017

IT leaders hear the constant promise of cloud-induced IT transformation, but decisions surrounding the impact on legacy apps are critical to developing a cloud strategy that meets business goals while minimizing organizational risk.

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From outsourcing to transforming: the importance of enterprise-wide cloud strategies

BY Jeff Rowe | October 30, 2017

eholders often point to the transformational effect of the cloud, but to get to that point requires far-reaching vision and planning.

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Sound cloud economics still key to successful health org transition

BY Jeff Rowe | October 30, 2017

The decision to move to the cloud provides flexibility to choose from a range of service options and management tools, says one longtime consultant, but it’s important for health IT execs to remember they all come at a cost.

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Health IT execs, beware 5 myths about the cloud

BY Jeff Rowe | October 25, 2017

According to one tech expert, healthcare organizations can benefit from multiple cloud options – from private, public to hybrid deployments – giving every health IT executive the freedom to select what will be the best for their organization.

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Despite data security concerns, healthcare is moving to the cloud

BY Jeff Rowe | October 25, 2017

Healthcare organizations are right to be concerned about the safety and security of their data, but when it comes to new technologies, staying away can sometimes be more damaging that staying put.

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How to make sure you understand your cloud provider contract

BY Jeff Rowe | October 24, 2017

The cloud is not simply another technology platform and must be managed well to avoid having a negative impact on both people and process.

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Significant growth of cloud-based analytics expected in years ahead

BY Jeff Rowe | October 23, 2017

Experts say leading analytics companies are likely to intensify the competition in the market due to the technological advancements resulting from intensive investment in research and development.

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Healthcare organizations add open source to cloud options for IT flexibility

BY Jeff Rowe | October 23, 2017

As healthcare organizations add more tools and devices organizations to their IT infrastructure, they are turning to open source software that fits more complex and unique IT ecosystems.