Cloud Computing

By Mike Miliard 12:13 pm May 21, 2020
The collaboration aims to help health systems manage resource allocation and offer situational awareness for facilities as they open up and reschedule delayed surgeries and other procedures.
By Kat Jercich 12:25 pm May 20, 2020
Billed by the software giant as its first industry-specific cloud product, the newly-launched platform is also aimed at enhancing patient engagement, improving provider communication and boosting analytics.
The forces driving healthcare to a multi-cloud environment
By Bill Siwicki 12:08 pm May 13, 2020
A HIMSS20 Digital speaker lays out the industry developments pushing more healthcare provider organizations to consider multi-cloud technology.
First-ever Cerner ‘virtual go-live’ helps one hospital roll out EHR during pandemic

Tennessee's Macon Community Hospital.

By Bill Siwicki 12:11 pm May 11, 2020
To avoid exposure to COVID-19, staff at rural Macon Community Hospital worked with Cerner associates to take the implementation process online.
By Mike Miliard 05:06 pm May 08, 2020
Georgia employers can use the AI-powered application to assess employees' risk for exposure and get tailored guidance for reopening strategies, and the tool could be scaled nationwide.
How athenahealth’s EHR FaceTime feature is helping a solo practice during COVID-19

The location of the practice of Dr. Mamdouh Riad, a solo practitioner in Hyannis, Massachusetts.

By Bill Siwicki 12:54 pm May 08, 2020
Since mid-March, Dr. Mamdouh Riad has been able to see an average of 30 patients per day via the mobile FaceTime integration and has converted 85-90% of patients to telehealth.
Cloud-connected devices need a fresh scan for security issues
By Fred Bazzoli 10:51 am April 29, 2020
Healthcare organizations are using more medical devices that transmit patient data, posing risks for both providers and patients.
By Nathan Eddy 11:57 am April 27, 2020
Healthcare technology company Cerner and Amazon Web Services are teaming up to offer researchers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic access to de-identified patient data.
By Nathan Eddy 12:35 pm April 21, 2020
The standard, in use at the Mayo Clinic since 2019, can help providers manage their COVID-19 response and comply with CMS and ONC data-exchange regulations, the company says.
By Nathan Eddy 12:31 pm April 17, 2020
And that's not counting more than 240 million daily spam messages launched at Gmail users that try to capitalize on the coronavirus crisis.