Cloud Computing

HIMSS17 HX360 Innovation Zone
By Chris Nerney 10:15 am January 20, 2017
The exhibit area will feature more than 60 companies demonstrating early tools with the potential to disrupt or change the healthcare industry. 
GE machine learning cloud

Rendering of GE's booth at the HIMSS conference. Courtesy of GE. 

By Bernie Monegain 10:06 am January 20, 2017
Building on its GE Health Cloud, the company is enabling care teams to store, view, analyze and share images in ways they could not before storage and compute power were available in the cloud.
security CIO cloud concern security
By John Andrews 07:40 am January 20, 2017
Dignity Health chief information officer Deanna Wise was once hesitant of putting health data in the cloud. Now she’s an outspoken proponent. 
artificial intelligence healthcare

Advisory Board managing director of research Kenneth Kleinberg the need for machine learning in clinical are will grow as data sources continue to evolve. 

By Tom Sullivan 10:23 am January 19, 2017
AI can be applied right now to ever-expanding health data sets. When will be the best time for healthcare entities to implement?
IT vendors HIPAA compliant

Business associate agreements are a great start but putting a vendor monitoring program in place is what made Inspira’s risk of a data breach lower, Francois Bodhuin said. 

By Tom Sullivan 09:43 am January 19, 2017
Inspira Health Network established a vendor-monitoring program that not only protects data but also improved the system’s ability to share it. Information security officer Francois Bodhuin’s advice: Keep it simple but thorough. 
Googler Forward Adrian Aoun
By Jack McCarthy 09:56 am January 18, 2017
Adrian Aoun said the emerging company will be built on beautiful hardware and software, and compared the vision to Tesla cars. 
Surescripts Sentinel HIMSS17 eprescribing
By Ephraim Schwartz 07:37 am January 18, 2017
The new network will be automated and, as such, capable of monitoring more prescriptions than it previously could. It will also provide a platform for Surecripts future plans, CEO Tom Skelton said. 
Big Data and Healthcare Analytics
By Healthcare IT News 11:22 am January 17, 2017
Proposals should actionable and solutions-based with a focus on the role analytics play in standardizing clinical care, reducing costs, achieving population health objectives and making better strategic decisions. 
Accenture QuiO smart injection
By Jack McCarthy 09:52 am January 11, 2017
QuiO garners the top spot for its smart injection devices and connected health software combination. 
UMMC analytics cloud

UMMC CHIO John Showalter, MD, said that tapping into cloud services is the system's strategy moving forward. 

By Mike Miliard 11:36 am January 10, 2017
UMMC uses Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure as well as predictive analytics to improve care and reduce costs. But it took some work to embrace the cloud.

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