With traditional, on-premise infrastructure, an organization is responsible for its security from end to end. From the physical data center, to the network, to its applications and data, an organization must manage all layers of its security.... Read more
On September 30, the U.S. Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT awarded $2.5 million allocated in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act as grants to five Health Information Exchange (HIE) applicants via the STAR HIE Program. They are Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN), Health Current (based in Arizona), HealthShare Exchange of Southeastern Pennsylvania (HSX), Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN/KONZA), and the Texas Health Services Authority.... Read more
From day one, Cloudticity has had one mission: to make every human on earth healthier through the work that we do.
With the COVID-19 pandemic upon us, healthcare is in a state of flux. The entire industry is being asked to leverage what we have – or fill the gaps for what we don’t – with an urgency that echoes the growing death toll. Big data is being rapidly mobilized, healthcare systems are being pushed to the max, and antiquated systems that don’t scale are being quickly ripped out and replaced.... Read more
When the COVID-19 pandemic descended on the United States with full force, one telemedicine provider saw its video call volume increase by fifteenfold. As a result, an infrastructure that worked well for a fairly stable level of baseline traffic was suddenly plagued by reliability, performance and scalability problems, dropping nearly sixty percent of calls.... Read more
90% of all COVID-19 data reported lacks the clinical depth needed to derive meaningful insights about how to respond to COVID-19. Because of this, many state departments of health (DOH) and health information exchanges (HIEs) are struggling to integrate and analyze historical data on COVID-19 patients fast enough to gain relevant insights that can effectively drive critical response activities.... Read more
Making sure that your SQL database is running like a well oiled machine can mean the difference between user frustration and improved productivity. For that reason alone it makes sense to optimize performance as much as possible, even if you are now relying on Microsoft to provide the infrastructure on which the database is hosted.
Here are few pieces of advice that SQL administrators can use to turbo-charge their implementation of Azure for this purpose.... Read more
The traditional MSP operating model, which relies on fully staffed network operations centers (NOCs) to respond to tickets and remediate incidents, is running out of gas for three main reasons:... Read more
Cloudticity Healthcare DataHub™, a next-gen data platform purpose-built to transform healthcare data into actionable insights, puts real-time data in the hands of public health. The solution is currently being used by several states to provide COVID-19 surveillance as well as to inform the response and recovery.... Read more
As COVID-19 spreads across the globe, the need for innovative healthcare technology solutions is greater than ever. We see healthcare organizations every day who are rising to the occasion by creating new solutions, modifying existing applications, and then scaling them to meet the needs of the new market.... Read more
Never before in history has the entire healthcare industry been solely focused on the same thing, until now.... Read more