Cloud Computing

Credit: NSW Health Pathology

By Dean Koh 09:38 pm November 20, 2019
The technology is being piloted at six NSW Health public hospitals in a range of clinical settings including hospital EDs, wards, clinics and pathology collection centres.
By Max Sullivan 02:05 pm November 19, 2019
The Google Cloud Healthcare Data Protection Toolkit can help healthcare organizations chart strategies for HIPAA-aligned data management, the company says.
By Nathan Eddy 02:24 pm November 13, 2019
While Google apparently signed a business associate agreement with Ascension, and the scope of the data sharing appears to be in line with HIPAA allowances, there are still many questions about how the patient information is being put to use.
By Nathan Eddy 12:38 pm November 06, 2019
The cloud-based EHR developer had alleged that a former customer, ZenCharts, which plans to appeal, had violated a user agreement, cloning its software to develop a system of its own.
By Nathan Eddy 11:16 am October 23, 2019
A new report from EY shows how health systems need to embrace AI, social, mobile, analytics, cloud and sensor technologies to unlock the potential of their data.
By Nathan Eddy 11:34 am October 18, 2019
The ACI platform, which the companies say can ease administrative burden by streamlining documentation, has been rolled out to some customers in beta and is planned to launch in early 2020 across several specialties.
Google hires former Karen DeSalvo as chief health officer

The former National Coordinator will pioneer the new role at the tech giant, which has signed on several high-profile healthcare leaders as it sets its sights on the market.

By Mike Miliard 11:21 am October 18, 2019
For its most recent big healthcare hire, Google has recruited former National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Karen DeSalvo to serve as its first chief health officer.
By Mike Miliard 03:07 pm October 14, 2019
The pioneering CIO and longtime health IT evangelist, now Harvard's globe-trotting International Healthcare Innovation Professor, talks about what's next in emerging trends – and offers travel tips learned from 400,000 air miles each year.
AWS says Amazon Textract is now HIPAA-eligible
By Mike Miliard 04:01 pm October 11, 2019
The machine learning tool, which helps to extract data from scanned documents, joins six other AI tools that are HIPAA-eligible: Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend, Amazon Transcribe, Amazon Polly, Amazon SageMaker and Amazon Rekognition.
By Benjamin Harris 11:00 am October 10, 2019
By enabling board members to review clinical trial treatment options virtually, assessment time can be reduced from 14 days to four, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

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