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August 10, 2011  10:21 AM

HIT Exchange Live Chat transcript: UPenn Med’s EHR implementation



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Andre Jenkins, Cloud computing, EHR implementation, Live chat, UPenn Med, Workflow analysis

From approaches to workflow analysis through the execution of strategic vendor partnerships, Andre Jenkins, entity information officer for the hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, shared his insights on the health system's electronic health record (EHR) implementation process and provided...

July 21, 2011  11:46 AM

The health care cloud: Data security opening up mobile possibilities



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Cloud, Cloud computing, data privacy and security, HIPAA, mHealth, mobile health

Guest post by: Kevin Dodson, Appirio’s Mobile Practice Generally speaking, doctors have a phobia of moving health care data to places that they can't physically see or touch. A majority of medical information is still housed in local servers and paper folders or dusty...


July 18, 2011  12:00 AM

Is health care ready for cloud computing?



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Cloud, Cloud computing, data privacy and security, Private cloud, Public cloud

Guest Post by: Chris Pick, chief marketing officer, Apptio In passing the HITECH Act as part of ARRA in 2009, the government had two primary goals: Moving physicians who have been slow to migrate from paper-based patient records to an electronic medical record (EMR) system, and ensuring that...


June 13, 2011  9:09 AM

Five reasons why cloud computing is essential for health care



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Cloud, Cloud computing, Data storage, Storage and PACS, virtualization

 Guest post by:  Kevin Dodson, Appirio's Mobile Practice The health care industry faces increased pressure to do more with less whether it's with patients, providers or regulators. Other industries facing similar pressures are increasingly running their business on the...


May 24, 2011  8:19 AM

Implementing cloud based provider performance management



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Cloud, Cloud computing, Data management, virtualization

Guest post by Matias Klein, Senior Vice President, Technology, Portico...

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