Cloud Computing

Microsoft buys Avere Systems
By Tom Sullivan 05:22 pm January 16, 2018
Software giant will add file-based storage capabilities for Windows and Linux to its Azure cloud.
FDA device ID, blockchain

Pharmacy supply chain management to reduce drug counterfeiting were highlighted in the study.

By Bill Siwicki 04:14 pm January 16, 2018
Continuous funding and partnerships – along with the potential for blockchain-based efforts to reduce the counterfeiting of drugs – are also changing the landscape a new report finds.
imaging informatics
By Bill Siwicki 04:15 pm January 15, 2018
After years of skepticism and uncertainty, the future of imaging informatics is firmly tied to the cloud, a Frost & Sullivan study says.
Cloud computing Forum at HIMSS18

The daylong HIMSS18 pre-conference event will include an industry snapshot of what’s really happening in healthcare and provide networking and Q&A opportunities.

By Tom Sullivan 09:39 am January 10, 2018
Expert speakers who have already achieved great success with the cloud will share insights and experience about the innovations, security, machine learning and easy wins the model enables.
fingerprint authentication in healthcare

Some organizations have been implementing new methods of authentication beyond passwords - from facial recognition to fingerprints. 

By Bill Siwicki 02:47 pm January 08, 2018
A new report from Aon's security experts predicts more and different cyberattacks, and highlights the pressing need for healthcare organizations to change some of their approaches.
Cerner revenue cycle

Adventist Health in Roseville, California. Photo via Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 01:11 pm January 05, 2018
EHR maker to host the software in expanded partnership and handle day-today management of the apps.
Telepharmacy for rural hospitals

When a prescription is updated the system sends an order via an electronic interface to Grand River nursing staff to dispense to the patient.

By Bill Siwicki 10:21 am January 03, 2018
As technology vendors increasing specialize on telepharmacy, rural providers are deploying the tools to offer patients 24/7 pharmacy services.
Microsoft, Google invest in precision medicine startup DNAnexus

Major tech vendors are making moves into genomics, bioinformatics and precision medicine.

By Bernie Monegain 12:25 pm January 02, 2018
Company will use the $58 million round of financing to advance its cloud-based platform for genomics and biomedical datasets.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning in healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 01:10 pm December 29, 2017
A look back at what happened and how it shaped the future of AI, cognitive computing and machine learning for 2018 and beyond.

Credit: Salesforce.com

By Tom Sullivan 11:59 am December 15, 2017
Salesforce continued its march into healthcare this week when, along with analytics specialist Geneia, it unwrapped an app for population health and value-based care.

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