Cloud Computing

 
Software giant aims to help clinicians adjust to changing landscape with analytics, cloud and mobile software tools.
March 27, 2015
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In five short years, the cloud has evolved from a curious, unproven concept to almost a way of life in healthcare. Advancements in technology and more widespread acceptance from providers have made it an integral part of the IT landscape.
March 26, 2015
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Cloud CRM vendor set to unveil collaboration platform it claims offers "a 360-degree view of patient and provider details."
March 25, 2015
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The time is ripe for "3rd Platform" EHRs, according to IDC -- which sees some movement toward these newer, more flexible and mostly cloud-based systems in the unique deal athenahealth struck with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center this past month.
March 24, 2015
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A cloud-based EHR company in Florida is getting a venture capital boost after IBM announced it was making an investment. One plan is to build off its platforms, including a real-time clinical decision support app powered by Watson.
March 20, 2015
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(SPONSORED) As healthcare continues toward the goal of being able to access information anytime, anywhere, it is increasingly clear that cloud computing delivers the most efficient technology integration.
March 19, 2015
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Premier aims to take the inaccuracies and inefficiencies out of health organizations' procurement process, with a new software-as-a service tool introduced by the healthcare alliance.
March 18, 2015
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With an eye toward improving the agility of its workforce management programs -- and enabling its IT department to spend time on other projects -- Saint Mary's Hospital is migrating to a cloud-based platform.
March 11, 2015
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Don't count fax out of the healthcare picture quite yet. With a few 21st century updates and a little adaptation, what many thought would soon be an outmoded technology is proving its staying power.
March 3, 2015
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Healthcare organizations considering a cloud or hybrid cloud for data storage are getting new options -- including one with a household name stamped all over it.
March 2, 2015
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There's a right way to manage third-party risks and vendor contracting, and there's the wrong way. And, too often, it's the latter. But it doesn't have to be. Here are some things your organization should keep in mind.
February 25, 2015
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Optimizing EHRs for tablets is the first step toward transforming care delivery. Next up: Covering more steps of the care continuum.
February 24, 2015
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Healthcare organizations are burdened with a deluge of data and it’s only getting worse over time. Whether it’s provider-generated observational data coming through EHRs, medical imaging and telemetry data, or patient-generated consumer device and genetic data, the traditional methods for managing health information do not scale. Given the enormous and ever-increasing value of healthcare data, new approaches to enterprise ILM are essential. And, with scarce resources limiting your ability to “do it yourself” you’ll need the right partners that understand and implement these new approaches.
October 21, 2013
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Moving medical data and applications to the cloud requires constant throughput, guaranteed security and unwavering performance. That’s precisely where network connection is key. Join healthcare cloud experts for a webinar discussing an end-to-end solution for your healthcare cloud solutions.
March 4, 2015
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Craft an optimized cloud security plan using the proven framework in this guide. These seven sequential steps enable healthcare organizations to structure security and compliance programs that take advantage of the financial benefits of managed cloud applications and services while meeting security and compliance goals.
February 26, 2015
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The modern BCDR discipline presents exceptional opportunities to increase efficiency, lower costs, and reduce risk. For IT organizations contemplating a makeover of their BCDR operations, this whitepaper reviews key principles and practices that should be factored into go-forward plans. A BCDR plan must be a living, breathing strategy that is revised and reviewed as the business environment – internal and external – changes.
February 25, 2015
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Healthcare providers are responsible for securing data on endpoint devices, and for ensuring compliance with HIPAA regulations. This becomes even more challenging when 90% of practitioners use their personal smartphones for work.
February 20, 2015
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Organizations that hire contractors or independent clinicians typically have no choice but to support BYOD programs. Unfortunately, Mobile Device Management (MDM), doesn't work for these types of environments -- only one MDM profile can be installed on a device, while many clinicians at multiple healthcare locations.
February 19, 2015
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When hackers steal patient data, it's a big story. When a laptop is stolen from the local hospital ... not so much. Hacking accounts for only 23% of healthcare data breaches, whereas loss or theft of mobile devices, accounts for 68% of breaches.
February 18, 2015
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has now enabled a secure access platform for referring practices and clinicians to bring their patients to the best healthcare solution provider from any device. Find out how by registering for this complimentary webinar.
January 29, 2015
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Delivering IT in healthcare can be challenging. Supporting clinicians that are ever more mobile, administering systems that become more complex each day, and dealing with tighter budgets are all in your days work. You know that every minute of inefficiency is costing your hospital money, and maybe worse, creating satisfaction, security or even safety issues for your patients.
November 7, 2014
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Recently, a powerful trend toward "patient engagement" has emerged driving transformation in how healthcare providers deliver services to those most impacted by healthcare decisions: patients. While this potential revolution in provider/patient relationships is taking place, healthcare IT organizations are facing serious challenges of their own. How can they best service those in the front-line engaging with the patients to drive enhanced patient care?
November 7, 2014
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IT departments today are finding themselves squarely at the epicenter of healthcare compliance scrutiny. One of the many regulations to which they must adhere is “meaningful use,” which ties financial incentives to usage of electronic health records as part of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program. Now, with meaningful use deadlines fast approaching and concerns about compliance reaching the highest levels of healthcare organizations, IT professionals are finally being invited to step out of the basement and into the boardroom.
November 7, 2014
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This webinar will introduce Centricity 360 collaboration applications, the first of which is Case Exchange. Case Exchange is a HIPAA compliant, secure cloud-based application that allows distributed care teams to collaborate on patient cases in a "professional social network" like environment.
October 27, 2014
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It seem an increasing number of healthcare providers are spending more and more time gazing at, and venturing into, the clouds.
August 1, 2011
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Even with the most experienced security professional on staff, many organizations lack the tools, defensive systems, monitors, dashboards and manpower to really know what's going on in their networks at any given moment.
March 13, 2015
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IT leaders should focus on a variation on SaaS, which John Halamka, MD, calls "Outcomes as a Service." Software and hardware are one component, but the combination of business processes, people, and technology work in concert to achieve a desired result.
March 11, 2015
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The collaboration between the two organizations provides athenahealth the chance to take BIDMC's experience to a much larger audience, hopefully making a difference to providers, patients and payers across the country.
February 3, 2015
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What will remain constant in 2015 is change. Healthcare is in the middle of a major evolution toward digital, personalized medicine and the empowered patient. Karin Ratchinsky offers her top five trends for 2015 in health IT.
January 15, 2015
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2015 is all about cloud platforms for healthcare IT, which means the New Year will bring dramatic changes to the cloud landscape. Three factors that are reshaping the cloud moving into 2015 are cost, customization, and collaboration.
January 7, 2015
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John Halamka, MD, shares his thoughts about Apple's latest release, the iPhone 6.
September 22, 2014
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When it comes to leveraging the cloud for healthcare IT, I see two prevailing dynamics over and over. The first is that most organizations understand the benefits of the cloud very well. But when it comes to enjoying those benefits by partnering with the right provider, these same organizations are frequently lost.
June 24, 2014
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With limited budgets and ever-increasing demands for efficiency and service, how can healthcare payers and providers ensure that their analytics delivers against investments?
May 15, 2014
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Cloud solutions can offer the power to perform clinical data analysis at a fast and more cost-effective rate than ever before.
April 30, 2014
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With each form of transport there are benefits and costs, and just as you weigh options when making travel plans, healthcare organizations need to do the same to determine what connectivity type is the right fit.
March 25, 2014
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During HIMSS14 I met with numerous companies, leaders and fellow IT professionals. The theme I heard frequently was the need for care management/population health applications based on data acquisition, normalization, mining and workflow.
February 27, 2014
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Sajix has today announced that ‘National Centre for Biological Sciences’, Bangalore has selected iHelix V2012 to be implemented at their in-house Clinic.
September 24, 2014
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IBM Opening the Watson Cognitive Platform to Global Community of Entrepreneurial Software App Providers, from Start-ups and VC Backed Companies to Established Players.
November 14, 2013
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Healthcare Providers Navigate Regulatory Hurdles, Protect Patients, Improve Care Delivery and Accelerate Electronic Medical Record Adoption Using Intelligent Systems with Speech and Language Understanding
May 6, 2013
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Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), aprovider of hiring, learning, marketing and selling cloud software, announced today that a recognized insurance leader has selected CallidusCloud's ICM, the market-leading Incentive Compensation Management solution for the insurance industry.
October 5, 2012
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athenahealth, Inc. ATHN -2.20% (the "Company"), a leading provider of cloud-based practice management, electronic health record (EHR), and care coordination services to medical groups, today announced that it will hold a conference call for investors on Friday, October 19, 2012, at 8:00 a.m. ET.
October 2, 2012
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Top web PHR provider ZweenaHealth.com ensures reduced downtime and availability in critical scenarios with resilient cloud computing on its online PHR platform.
August 21, 2012
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CareCloud, a leading provider of web-based practice management, electronic healthcare record (EHR), revenue cycle management and medical billing software and services, today announced that it has partnered with Lone Star MSO, the leading medical practice management services organization in Texas, to offer CareCloud's cloud-based software and services to medical practice clients. Lone Star MSO currently services hundreds of medical group clients throughout Texas and multiple other states and will look to further assist them in optimizing financial and clinical outcomes through CareCloud's platform and services.
August 9, 2012
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Cognosys has launched the latest BI version of its Hospital Management Premier Suite, CogHMS, certified for Microsoft Azure and HP Convergence Infrastructure Cloud offering hospital chains and wellness center customers, innovative user interface features and reliability improvements.
August 3, 2012
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PA Consulting Group has this week joined the Google Cloud Platform Partner Program as a Services Partner. PA uses cloud-based services to help organisations create innovative, cost-effective and scalable IT solutions, from concept development to design and delivery.
July 27, 2012
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CareCloud, a leading provider of web-based practice management, electronic healthcare record (EHR) and medical billing software and services, today announced that Doctors Access, Inc., a nearly 20 year old practice management company and a division of iPractice Group, has entered into a unique partnership with CareCloud. Through this agreement, Doctors Access will utilize CareCoud’s platform in its new cloud-based practice management offering, Doctors Access Pro™, which will be made available to the approximately 500 current users of the Doctors Access practice management software.
July 26, 2012
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Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Healthcare Cloud Computing (Clinical, EMR, SaaS, Private, Public, Hybrid) Market - Global Trends, Challenges, Opportunities & Forecasts (2012 - 2017)
July 6, 2012
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eCareSoft, Inc. announced today its new channel partner for Mexico, Alestra. Alestra will represent eCareSoft's integrated clinical, financial and EHR technology for hospitals. This agreement enables Alestra to launch Cloud Based Health Care Clinical, Revenue Cycle & Financial Solutions in Mexico utilizing eCareSoft, Inc.'s Cirrus™ Hospital Inpatient and Nimbo™ Physician Ambulatory Platforms. Cirrus™ is an ONC-ATCB Certified Complete Inpatient-Hospital EHR. Nimbo™ is an ONC-ATCB Certified Complete Ambulatory Electronic Health Record (EHR). The combination integrates best-of-breed clinical, revenue cycle and financial applications and is designed to satisfy the needs of the Mexican market for reliable and highly secure options for healthcare applications in the cloud delivered as "Software as a Service" (SaaS) solutions.  
May 23, 2012
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