Healthcare News & Insights

Areas to watch when using cloud technology in your hospital

Many hospitals have at least a partially cloud-based IT system, and the benefits are numerous. You have less hardware to deal with, which means less time wasted waiting for new parts, and data is typically more secure and harder to steal. 

Considering putting patient PHI on the cloud? 3 factors to consider

When making the switch to an electronic health records (EHR) system, some practices are choosing cloud-based services over more traditional hardware systems. Cloud-based systems may offer providers a lower up-front cost than other alternatives. The problem: The cost of a breach of patients protected health information (PHI) could far outstrip those savings.