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What is Cloud Management?

Over the last few years, the movement towards cloud computing architecture has accelerated to the point where it is nearly ubiquitous. Still, not every company has made a complete transition, and some are just looking to begin theirs.  ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in cloud managed services

5 Reasons Your Cloud Migration Isn’t Paying Off – Inside the Wall Street Journal's Cloud Snafu

Last week, The Wall Street Journal ran an article arguing that organizations are struggling to reap ROI from public cloud computing under the misleading headline CIOs Still Waiting for Cloud Investments to Pay Off. ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in cloud migration healthcare, cloud migration

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