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December 20, 2012  10:46 AM

Optimizing health care applications, optimizing patient care



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
application delivery controller, Cloud computing, EHR implementation, Health care applications and vendor organizations, Storage and PACS

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September 20, 2012  12:06 PM

IHT2 panel: What is needed to make the cloud “fly” in health care?



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
99.999, Cloud, Cloud computing, continuous availability, Desktop virtualization, Disaster recovery and business continuity, downtime, five nines, iHT2, Institute for Health Technology Transformation, service level agreements, uptime, virtualization

“Get your head out of the clouds!” is a phrase that typically carries with it a negative connotation -- one of being unconnected, ungrounded.  Going the way of the cloud -- cloud computing, that is -- is...


January 17, 2012  6:00 AM

Executive webcast: A radiologist’s perspective on mHealth and the cloud



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Cloud computing, mHealth, mHealth devices, mobile health, webcast

Now more than ever, providers are using smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices at the point of care, and patients are expecting better results from it. In this executive webcast, Dr. Murray Reicher, a Board-certified diagnostic radiologist, discusses the implications behind mHealth and the...


December 23, 2011  12:00 AM

Telehealth, the cloud and BI — oh my! Top 7 community blogs of 2011



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
BI, business intelligence, Cloud computing, Disaster planning, Disaster recovery, EHR, EHR Adoption, health information exchange, HIE, mHealth, RECs, Siri, telehealth

You'd be hard pressed to find a health care IT professional who wouldn't agree that 2011 was a monumental year for HIT innovation, advancement, adoption and policy. The first electronic health record...

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October 11, 2011  1:52 PM

Transformational change revolves around information: Lessons from Dreamforce 2011



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Cloud, Cloud computing, Dreamforce, Dreamforce 2011, Virtualization and cloud computing

Guest post by: Kevin Dodson, Appirio's Mobile Practice Industry conferences are the most worthwhile when the messages delivered have an impact on your daily work. With the events of this year's Dreamforce conference, the largest cloud computing conference in the world, still...


September 27, 2011  11:30 AM

Key attributes of solid contracts and SLAs for cloud hosting in health care



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Chris Witt, Cloud, Cloud computing, Contracting, Data storage, HIPAA, Service Level Agreement (SLA), SLA

By Chris Witt, President and Co-Founder, WAKE TSI In my earlier entries, we discussed the pros and cons of using public cloud...


September 1, 2011  12:13 PM

What a difference a year makes: Onsite at VM World 2011



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Cloud computing, Data servers, PHI, virtualization, VM World, VM World 2011

Guest post by: Ed Gaudet, Chief Marketing Officer, Imprivata We are more than halfway through VMworld 2011 and it is abundantly clear that health care is beginning to embrace desktop virtualization at a fast clip.  Despite hurricane Irene's impact on the east coast, nearly 1,000 health...


August 24, 2011  12:58 PM

Addressing EHR implementation and the private cloud at Columbia Memorial



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Cloud computing, Columbia Memorial, EHR, EHR implementation, Q&A, Virtualization and cloud computing

In early 2010, Columbia Memorial Hospital, based in Hudson, NY, launched its electronic health records (EHR) system throughout 26 clinical locations, covering 300 providers in Columbia...


August 22, 2011  5:00 AM

Cloud computing in health care: Assessing the fit for your organization



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Chris Witt, Cloud, Cloud computing, Data centers, Data storage, Technology infrastructure

Guest post by: Chris Witt, CEO, WAKE Technology Services Does the cloud work for health care? The cloud is here and from a technology perspective it is fairly mature. However, from a vertical perspective - health care in this case - it is not always...


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