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What is a Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE)?

As cloud adoption rates continue to grow with every passing day, many modern organizations are making it one of their top business priorities to seek out the best practices for a cloud implementation strategy.  ... Read more
| Author Karl Reeves, tagged in

Optimizing Cost by Migrating Epic Functions to AWS

It’s well known that moving your Epic EHR/EMR software to AWS delivers a range of benefits, including significant cost savings. But how exactly does that work?  Where are the actual cost savings?  ... Read more
| Author Karl Reeves, tagged in aws, Epic

Running Epic on AWS: Is it right for your hospital?

Healthcare industry analysts disagree often, but on one issue, they speak with one voice: The future of healthcare is in the cloud. For years, healthcare has trailed other industries in cloud adoption – now, that gap is narrowing. According to a ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in aws, Epic

Healthcare MSP: Benefits and Importance

From intense nurse shortages to out-of-control labor costs, the COVID-19 pandemic laid bare all the inadequacies and failures in the healthcare industry. ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in

What Is a BAA and Why Is It Essential for HIPAA Compliance?

For healthcare organizations, complying with HIPAA regulations is mandatory. Your organization needs to implement robust internal policies and process to safeguard the protected health information (PHI) you are generating, sharing, and storing. At ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in hipaa

What Is NIST 800-53 and Why Does It Matter for Healthcare Organizations?

As part of your efforts to comply with rigorous HIPAA rules, your healthcare organization might benefit from implementing security and privacy controls outlined in National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-53. ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in Security, Healthcare, NIST

Implementing a Zero Trust Security Strategy in Healthcare

Data security and privacy are of the utmost importance in the healthcare industry. Businesses operating in this field have data resources that include protected health information (PHI) and may also encompass credit card payment information. This ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in

Cloud Solutions for Healthcare: Which Are Right for You?

Is the cloud in your future? Across industries, businesses are moving to the cloud to improve agility, enhance availability, and access new technologies while eliminating large capital expenditures. ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in cloud migration healthcare

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 for the CFO, CIO, CMIO, CISO and CEO

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

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