Cloud Computing

Mobile communications app saves Hancock Health $1M annually

Hancock Regional Hospital.

By Bill Siwicki 01:11 pm July 11, 2019
The smartphone app also came in handy during a ransomware attack: When other systems were down, it was up and running.
Hospitals are paying for not vetting their vendors
By Benjamin Harris 12:36 pm July 11, 2019
More than half of hospitals say they've had one or more data breaches caused by third-party vendors in the past two years, with an average cost of $2.9 million per incident – but too many are still failing to do adequate risk assessments.
Securonix achieves HITRUST certification for healthcare security monitoring
By Bill Siwicki 11:24 am July 11, 2019
The vendor’s event management technology is designed for monitoring threats to healthcare organizations and comes with built-in connectors for major healthcare applications such as Epic and Cerner.
Security concerns, budget restrictions hamper move to cloud
By Nathan Eddy 11:46 am July 10, 2019
Even as the number of organizations ready to adopt a cloud-based approach is rising, nearly a fifth of healthcare orgs surveyed said they'd consider moving their data from the cloud back on premises.
Microsoft, Providence St. Joseph partner on long-term cloud innovation project
By Nathan Eddy 11:42 am July 08, 2019
The health system will use Azure as its preferred platform and will deploy emerging technologies from Microsoft at an affiliated hospital facility in Seattle, near the technology giant’s Redmond headquarters.
Security, control of data seen as key barriers to cloud adoption by pharma
By Nathan Eddy 10:12 am July 08, 2019
There's continued resistance from many pharmaceutical industry executives, who think it's never possible to safely store sensitive data in the cloud.
How the cloud enables innovation for pharma and life sciences
By Nathan Eddy 11:06 am July 05, 2019
For all the potential benefits of SaaS-based analytics and AI apps, privacy concerns remain, slowing data sharing and suggesting the need for new approaches to cloud security.
By Nathan Eddy 11:47 am July 03, 2019
Optima's cloud-based EHR helps outpatient therapists build patient care plans, track treatment goals and document care, with features including a clinical content library and customizable templates.
Large health systems better prepared on security, says CHIME Report
By Nathan Eddy 10:47 am June 28, 2019
While most orgs surveyed said they have network access solutions to monitor devices connected to the network, fewer than half of small providers use network segmentation to control the spread of infections.
Cloud vendors Sansoro Health, Datica Health merge
By Mike Miliard 11:51 am June 27, 2019
The combined company, Datica, will offer a platform to help solve the integration and security compliance challenges that can slow development of innovative cloud-based apps, officials say.

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