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Cloudticity's Blog- Everything you ever wanted to know about how healthcare organizations design, build, migrate, and manage HIPAA-compliant solutions on AWS.

In Praise of HIE Modernization

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.

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| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in healthcare data interoperability, health information exchange, HIE

Cloudticity Honored for Best Solution Delivering COVID-19 Value in AWS Public Sector Partners Awards 2020

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.

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| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in COVID-19 data solutions, aws

Top Three Reliability Best Practices for Telemedicine Providers on AWS

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.

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| Author Chris Covington, tagged in telemedicine, telehealth, aws, reliability, availability

Cloudticity Healthcare DataHub Now Available on AWS Marketplace: Public health organizations can now easily uncover real-time COVID-19 analytics to drive population health management

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.

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| Author Kate Wang, tagged in healthcare data interoperability, covid-19, COVID-19 data solutions, healthcare datahub

Azure SQL Database Tuning – Best Practices For Performance

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.

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| Author Kevin Kline, tagged in azure

Cloudticity Healthcare DataHub™: How Organizations Are Using It For COVID-19 Response & Recovery

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.

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| Author Kate Wang, tagged in healthcare data interoperability, healthcare datahub, healthcare dataview