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Disaster Recovery as a Service: Definition, Benefits, and Types

Disaster recovery (DR) is a critical component of protecting information technology (IT) resources. In the absence of a reliable DR plan, companies risk outages that affect the business and even cause them to lose customers. The ability to quickly ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in cloud managed services, cloud security

Why You Should Move Epic to the Public Cloud - Benefits Buffet

First, do no harm – is the prime directive for doctors and other medical professionals. IT professionals follow a similar, if less elegant, cautionary principle: If it’s not broken, don’t fix it.  ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in Epic

FedRAMP vs FISMA Similarities and Differences

Navigating the labyrinth of federal compliance standards is an uphill battle even for the most experienced and savviest of government contractors or federal agencies. Case in point? FedRAMP and FISMA. ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in

Why You Should Store Medical Records in the Cloud

Before 2009, fewer than 10 percent of non-federal acute-care hospitals were using electronic health records (EHRs). The HITECH Act of 2009 sparked a change by incentivizing adoption of new technologies in healthcare. It also mandated that providers ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in cloud managed services, cloud migration healthcare

What Are the Three Main Cloud Computing Service Models?

The three main cloud computing service models are Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). Each model has distinct characteristics that make it appropriate for addressing specific types of ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in cloud managed services

Where to Start with Cybersecurity in Healthcare

Cybersecurity attacks continue to rise in the healthcare industry. Organizations face not only a growing number of threats but also an increasing variety. Hackers are constantly developing new ways to access and steal the highly valuable patient ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in Security, Healthcare

What Is TEFCA and Why Does It Matter for Healthcare?

Over the past two decades, healthcare organizations have ramped up adoption of new information technology (IT) solutions as part of their efforts to improve operational efficiencies and deliver better healthcare outcomes. These solutions have the ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in Healthcare, tefca

Benefits Of Medical Technology: What's the Impact?

Advances in technology affect multiple aspects of our everyday lives. In many ways, technology informs the way we work, play, and do business. Companies involved in creating technological solutions thrive by addressing the needs and desires of large ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in

Cloud Migration Checklist: Adopting the Cloud

Companies of all sizes are migrating all or part of their computing environment to the cloud. These organizations are looking to take advantage of the multiple benefits available by adopting a cloud computing model. ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in cloud migration healthcare, cloud migration

Maximizing the Value of Healthcare Data with Cloud Storage

The digitalization of healthcare information has created tremendous opportunities for enhancing operational efficiencies, improving clinical decision-making, and more. But to make the most of these opportunities, health tech businesses, providers, ... Read more
| Author Josh Ray, tagged in cloud migration healthcare, cloud migration

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