Cloud Computing

athenahealth, which provides cloud-based services for electronic health records, practice management and care coordination, today released national childhood obesity rate findings based on athenahealth's proprietary medical record data from more than 1 million patient visits between 2010-2013.
September 12, 2013
The majority of all physician practices agree their billing and collections systems need upgrading, according to a new survey, with most favoring the move to a fully integrated practice management, EHR and medical software product, accessible through the cloud on any browser or device.
September 4, 2013
Modernizing Medicine, a cloud-based specialty-specific EMR company, has received $14 million in funding from investment firm Summit Partners to help them grow the company and test new specialty markets.
August 20, 2013
SnapMD, a cloud-based telemedicine company, has closed a $600,000 seed round of funding with two California investment firms. In announcing the deal, SnapMD CEO Dave Skibinski said the investment would enable the company to add to the workforce and build on its technology.
August 16, 2013
Leon Rodriguez, director of the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, is a serious looking guy.
August 15, 2013
The new platform, which resides in the Verizon's HIPAA-ready cloud, provides clinicians with access to up-to-date patient data from connected biometric devices so they can more efficiently monitor and manage patients from their home, or when they are on the go.
August 9, 2013
In a recent blog post, John Halamka, MD, CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, offers his views on why the Epic EHR has gained unprecedented momentum in the market among providers nationwide. So why does BIDMC prefer its home-grown technology?
July 31, 2013
A 16-year-old boy in Bulgaria is helping some of MIT's smartest minds to map the human brain -- by playing an online game. And someday, that work might be used to solve the mysteries of Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease. He's the top "scorer" in the game, in which participants map connections between retinal neurons to develop a 3-D portrait of a single cell.
July 1, 2013
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush have confirmed the cloud-based EHR company's plans to expand in Atlanta, an idea that has been talked about for months. The fast-growing cloud-based health IT company, headquartered in Watertown, Mass., will invest $10.8 million in the expansion at the Ponce City Market development.
June 27, 2013
While 90 percent of healthcare CIOs view IT innovation as critical to success, the more surprising statistic is that fewer than one-fourth consider their existing infrastructure capable of supporting such technological advancement.
June 26, 2013
Watertown, Mass.-based athenahealth and Miami-based CareCloud, two EHR companies that espouse the advantages of the cloud, seem to be on a fast track for growth.
June 18, 2013
Health information technology leaders generally cite similar infrastructure priorities and challenges faced within the industry, but they disagree on approaches to addressing network scalability, executive support and cloud computing security, according to a new HIMSS study released Monday.
May 8, 2013
With the recent announcement of's multi-million dollar investment in Practice Fusion, which offers a free, ad-supported physician EHR, "cloud computing" has again taken center stage. More and more health care providers are choosing cloud-based EHR models, opting to let hardware installation, data storage, and application hosting be someone else's headache.
August 6, 2009