Cloud Computing

 
athenahealth is expanding its stronghold in the physician market with the announcement today that it would acquire San Mateo, Calif.-based Epocrates, a mobile health company known for its point-of-care medical apps for physicians. The acquisition will accelerate athenahealth's vision to build the nation's health information backbone, executives say.
January 7, 2013
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Free the data! Empower the patient! Break down those walls! Collaborate! Innovate!
January 1, 2013
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Patient Privacy Rights founder Deborah Peel, MD, is calling for cloud-computing guidelines around the issues of secure infrastructure, security standards and business associate agreements.
December 31, 2012
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As big data gets bigger, the cloud is helping make large-scale analytics manageable. And with the triptych of trends forging ahead, there are opportunities and challenges for healthcare entities to harness their information in new and exciting ways.
December 14, 2012
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Peter Tippett, chief medical officer and vice president of Verizon Enterprise Solutions predicted coming change in healthcare as vast as the PC revolution. Verizon will be there to handle data, privacy and analysis, he told his audience Tuesday at the 2012 mHealth Summit.
December 5, 2012
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First there was the migration to the cloud, now it's a push for virtualization. Gone (or soon to be gone) are the days where every nurse, doctor and healthcare professional is chained to a desktop PC.
November 29, 2012
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From hurricanes to hackers, there's plenty that could go wrong when it comes to data security. With so much riding on unfettered and highly secure access to healthcare information of every kind -- from prescription information to scheduling to payroll -- keeping that data ironclad is more important than ever.
November 26, 2012
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Ready to ditch the data center and dive in to the public cloud? Steve Jacobs talks about some of the problems with that model that can affect hospitals and healthcare systems.
November 9, 2012
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With its ease of installment, functional versatility, cost effectiveness and seemingly limitless capacity, cloud computing is taking the healthcare IT landscape by storm.
November 6, 2012
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Erica Rosolen is the young director of the TICSA study center at ISALUD University. To learn more about the group, which is already a major player in healthcare ICTs in the region, EHealth Reporter Latin America interviewed Doctor Rosolen.
October 30, 2012
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Responding to disasters is something every healthcare institution needs to be ready for. From hurricanes to snowstorms to wildfires, having a plan in place and technology to back it up is critical to an effective response.
October 29, 2012
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SoloHealth, a consumer-driven healthcare technology company, is developing what it claims to be the nation's largest digital ad platform for retail pharmacy. The technology is already being placed in Walmart and Sam's Club stores across the country.
October 18, 2012
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