Health care cloud applications and services
- November 29, 2012
IBM wants health care to leverage its supercomputer Watson. One official says the language technology is a natural fit for CDS.
- November 27, 2012
Health information exchange benefits nursing homes. Many remain paper-bound, yet hold up-to-date advance directives for their patients.
- November 08, 2012
Online patient groups offer promise of between-visit wellness boosts. Providers and vendors are wagering on this emerging model of patient engagement.
- November 08, 2012
Online patient groups offer promise of between-visit wellness boosts. Providers count the costs of hosting them.
- August 13, 2012
Cloud-based HIE systems can streamline the implementation of HIEs, which is one reason why states are increasingly looking to these solutions.
- February 14, 2012
While small health care providers may save money by using a cloud storage provider, larger facilities may be better off managing their own data centers. One CIO explains why here.
- February 01, 2012
Health care's reluctance to embrace cloud computing is waning, in part because it helps meet HIPAA disaster recovery rules, but cost and bandwidth make it a poor fit for some.
- August 09, 2011
While native apps and virtualization both have their tradeoffs for iPad EHR implementation, health IT leaders agree: The tablet is here to stay in hospitals.
- July 21, 2011
Health care providers adopting cloud-based EHR systems are doing so not to achieve meaningful use but, they say, because it makes clinical workflow and data management easier.
- July 20, 2011
One agency looks to online word processing as a method to port data into the cloud, and security measures are developing to enhance safety and compliance.
- July 19, 2011
While many physicians and CIOs remain hesitant to embark on cloud adoption, it's becoming clearer that cloud services offer economic and security advantages for some providers.
- December 20, 2010
The year 2010 was pretty busy for health care tech, as CIOs witnessed the iPad revolution, shored up wireless networks and wondered where mobile health will take them in 2011.
- December 14, 2010
Providers and payers will stop worrying and use cloud computing services, just as the financial industry did. But security concerns must be overcome, and that could take years.
- December 08, 2010
New research points to the mobile health market expanding by a factor of 17 in the next three years, as doctors and nurses exploit new mobile health apps in their daily work.
- October 13, 2010
Virtualized desktops offer physicians secure access to electronic health records while they're mobile. This model is the way some facilities are implementing iPad EHR systems.