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Cloud investments loom large for 2018

BY Jeff Rowe | December 15, 2017

Health IT business pros will invest in AI technologies, business processes and the Internet of Things to help close skills and labor gaps, and much of that investment will end up in the cloud.

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Tech advances pushing health IT systems to the cloud

BY Jeff Rowe | December 13, 2017

Despite significant on-premise investments, IT managers are increasingly attracted to the flexibility and range of services offered in the cloud.

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IT managers increasingly cautious as they migrate to the cloud

BY Jeff Rowe | December 12, 2017

When it comes to cloud computing transitions, says one expert, it’s in an IT manager’s best interest, among other things, to break the “mega cloud plan” down to bitesize projects that can be proven effective along the way.

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For many healthcare orgs, the forecast calls for multiple clouds in the near future

BY Jeff Rowe | December 11, 2017

Public, private, hybrid, and now multi-: competing needs are making healthcare organizations consider managing several clouds simultaneously.

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What healthcare orgs should consider when considering IaaS

BY Jeff Rowe | December 11, 2017

When vetting prospective IaaS providers, healthcare organizations need to assess, among other things, their range of instance types, database options and their support for emerging technologies.

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How the cloud could help healthcare “decentralize”

BY Jeff Rowe | December 08, 2017

As in other sectors of the economy, where new organizations are inventing services and placing them in closer proximity to customers, decentralization could mean healthcare providers will more readily use the cloud to bring care closer to their patients.

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Health IT managers are giving finance a crash course on cloud economics

BY Jeff Rowe | December 06, 2017

You know the cloud can help your hospital save money by subscribing to cloud-based applications rather than buying them outright. But does your finance department?

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Where will the cloud take medical research next?

BY Jeff Rowe | December 05, 2017

The research laboratory is being transformed in no small part because cloud computing, AI and machine learning have now made it far easier to access, share and analyze data.

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How SaaS is leading healthcare providers to the cloud

BY Jeff Rowe | December 04, 2017

As increasingly tight budgets force hospitals to reduce their hardware investment, Software-as-a-Service is becoming a major part of the successful digitization of healthcare.

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As security improves, healthcare orgs head to the cloud

BY Jeff Rowe | December 01, 2017

While the healthcare industry has been slow to consider the cloud, industry-wide demand to use health data to improve system efficiency, deliver value-based care and enable productive collaborations is speeding up investment in cloud solutions.