Cloud computing

Stressed man
By John Andrews 10:17 am February 19, 2015
"There's an app for that" may be an effective marketing phrase, but don't expect hospital security officials to appreciate it. The proliferation of devices and the apps that drive them is one of healthcare's biggest security concerns.
Doc with device
By Tom Sullivan 10:35 am February 18, 2015
Pulling together analytics, population health functions and care coordination, Virtual Health's new platform overlays existing silos to help organizations better manage cost-sharing.
Doctor viewing large screen with patient data
By Scott Tharler 01:39 pm February 17, 2015
The SaaS vendor has been busy aligning with healthcare partners, adding analytics to its quiver and fostering a developer program for wearables.
Server room
By Gus Venditto 08:05 am February 16, 2015
EMC's hybrid cloud solution pushes data through bottlenecks.
data servers
By Chris Nerney 10:58 am February 10, 2015
Big data tools and techniques are enabling providers to glean information from more and more sources. The challenge is analyzing it all and understanding how to put it to work improving processes and care.
Illustration of cloud with medical professionals
By Bernie Monegain 08:30 am February 03, 2015
Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO John Halamka, MD, tend to see health IT in a similar way: it should be nimble, simple, robust and preferably cloud-based. Today, they announced a collaboration like no other.
Venture funding for healthcare IT is at an all-time high.
By Bernie Monegain 09:10 am January 19, 2015
Venture capital funding in the healthcare IT sector more than doubled in 2014, coming in at $4.7 billion in 670 deals, according to Mercom Capital Group.
Jonathan Bush
By Bernie Monegain 10:35 am January 14, 2015
Athenahealth, which built its reputation among ambulatory practices by doing the work doctors don't have time to do, is about to buy itself entry into the hospital market. On Wednesday it announced its acquisition of RazorInsights, which provides cloud-based EHRs to rural, critical access and community hospitals.
John Mattison, MD
By Tom Sullivan 10:03 am January 13, 2015
Meet the new linguistic mashup: "plecosystem," meaning a technological ecosystem comprising different platforms. More and more platforms are coming from technology leaders such as Apple, IBM, Google and Microsoft -- put them all together and that could mean big things for healthcare innovation.
Apervita founder and CEO Paul Magelli announced first round funding.
By Bernie Monegain 10:26 am January 08, 2015
Analytics startup Apervita, which bills itself as the first health analytics marketplace, has garnered $18M in its first round of funding. It will use the money to accelerate the development of its platform, says the company's CEO, Paul Magelli.

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