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13 key factors in selecting the right cloud provider

The ability to leverage disaster recovery between multiple locations The data center of a highly redundant cloud service provider rarely will experience an outage. However, it is far more likely that the traditional causes of implementing disaster recovery will occur—user error, software errors and even ransomware can happen in a cloud environment. In those cases,… Read More »

Cybersecurity poses big challenges, but new cloud approaches hold promise

As healthcare organizations gets more comfortable with the idea of cloud migration, many hospitals and health systems are finding that the security demands of this new paradigm are different than they may have expected. As Dr. John Halamka, new president of Mayo Clinic Platform, noted at the Healthcare Security Forum in Boston earlier this month,… Read More »

How the cloud impacts the day-to-day lives of physicians

The multiple tools cloud-based technology enables are having a radically transformative effect on healthcare provider organizations, which simultaneously is affecting physicians – and not always for the good. While the cloud brings improvements in efficiency and can help streamline formerly time-consuming tasks like data entry or medical research, the consumer-facing applications providers now are expected… Read More »