Cloud Computing

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.

(Photo: GE Healthcare)

By Mike Miliard 12:28 pm April 16, 2020
The cloud-based Mural virtual-care technology, hosted on Microsoft's Azure platform, enables clinicians to monitor the ventilation status of multiple ICU patients at once.