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2021 Healthcare IT Predictions – The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated cloud adoption, and it is not going to slow down

It’s pretty safe to say that the events of 2020 have changed the world. For healthcare and information technology, many of those changes will continue driving transformation in 2021 — and a few new ones will also make an impact. Here are my ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in Healthcare Industry, technology, hit

What the FHIR Mandate Means For Your Business

Interoperability has gone from a best practice to a mandate. Last year, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services finalized a requirement for the use of Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) among many CMS-regulated payers and ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in healthcare data interoperability, fhir

The Growing Need for HITRUST Certification in Healthcare

Serving the healthcare industry can be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, healthcare vendors have the privilege to participate in something that actually makes the world a better place - helping people lead healthier lives, and helping them get ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in Compliance

Four Reasons Healthcare Payers Are Moving To The Cloud – Benefits And Drivers

It’s no secret that healthcare costs in the U.S. are skyrocketing – on both the payer and the patient side. And with the high cost of a customer service representative (CSR) call—according to one survey, as much as $6 per contact—payers can lower ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in Healthcare, cloud migration, payers

The ONC Cures Act Final Rule - Technical requirements summary

The 21st Century Cures Act rolls out significant changes that will transform how the healthcare industry exchanges data at a fundamental level. The act will take advantage of new standards and technologies to empower the patient while modernizing ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in fhir, 21st Century Cures Act

How Cloud Computing Can Help Stop Coronavirus

Note: This blog was originally published on The New Stack on February 12, 2020. Since then, there has been substantial coronavirus updates. ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in

Why Choose Cloud-Native Services for Data Interoperability? 5 Benefits

In the past few decades, the volume of data generated in the healthcare industry has grown tremendously. New laws, such as the HITECH Act, have accelerated the digitization of healthcare records. Meanwhile, a proliferation of healthcare devices, ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in HITRUST

Growing Our Team for Customer Success: Cloudticity Welcomes Amber Glauser, RN

Cloudticity would like to introduce and welcome to Amber Glauser, RN — our new customer success director! ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in

Epic EHR on the Cloud – Top 3 Benefits for Healthcare Providers

Epic is the top provider of electronic health record (EHR) systems in the U.S., currently claiming “31 percent of the hospital EHR market and 42 percent of hospital beds,” according to KLAS research. The company’s popular EHR software is modular by ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in Epic EHR

Multi-Cloud HITRUST Inheritance: AWS and Azure Services

HITRUST certification is often viewed as table stakes for doing business in healthcare. Meeting HITRUST’s rigorous requirements demonstrates proficiency in managing data privacy and security — and the ability to prove compliance with important ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in HITRUST, azure, aws

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