Cloud Computing

 
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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The global bioinformatics market, valued at nearly $3.2 billion in 2012, is forecast to grow to nearly $7.5 billion by 2017, according to Wellesley, Mass.-based BCC Research. The market attracts considerable funding from central governments and is driven by applications across a variety of sectors, according to the research.
April 30, 2013
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As healthcare delivery organizations adopt a plethora of technologies to manage patient data, the quest to find qualified health IT workers to implement a smart health IT enterprise has become more challenging in recent years.
April 27, 2013
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As healthcare delivery organizations adopt a plethora of technologies to manage patient data, the quest to find qualified health IT workers to implement a smart health IT enterprise has become more challenging in recent years.
April 27, 2013
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Healthcare institutions should emulate best-of-breed privacy polices developed by financial services firms rather than other hospitals, recommends Kaye Scholer and William Tanenbaum, technology lawyers at New York-based law firm William A. Tanenbaum.
April 25, 2013
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Among America's dichotomies: The country is widely-viewed as a leader in IT, yet the healthcare industry is notoriously perceived as lagging others in tech adoption. But is it really? To find out, Healthcare IT News Contributing Editor Tom Sullivan spoke with Medicomp Systems CEO David Lareau, who travels the globe and meets with healthcare customers in other nations.
April 15, 2013
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