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Healthcare cloud services are opening up endless, new windows of opportunity for providers and patients alike. It’s no secret that today’s healthcare industry has become more »

The proliferation of healthcare cloud computing has allowed so many organizations to extend their environments, utilize more flexible resources, and empower their users. New types more »

A healthcare organization is constantly weighing short-term plans against long-term goals and ensuring that these different projects are properly aligned isn’t always easy. Dale Atkins, more »

Though cloud computing technology innovation is constant and healthcare organizations are growing increasingly comfortable with cloud data storage, there are still adoption obstacles. iHT2′s Answers to more »

The quarterly Cloud Adoption and Risk (CAR) Report from Skyhigh Networks uses usage data collected from customers around the world to help explain how some enterprise more »

Transitioning data from your own data center to a cloud environment is never a completely smooth process, but recent data breaches have likely forced healthcare organizations to more »

A group of Boston researchers will be involved in a project part of the National Science Foundation’s Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace program, which will take more »

A healthcare organization announcing that it has begun using a cloud computing platform isn’t quite the news-maker that it used to be. But the context more »

To varying degrees, healthcare organizations are finding more and more uses for the Software as a Service (SaaS) model. As such, the 2014 HIMSS Analytics more »

The promise of cloud applications is reduced costs and increased flexibility for IT and employees alike. But federal and state privacy regulations put cloud applications more »

When a healthcare organization is building a relationship with a cloud vendor, collaborating on a plan that ensures the vendor meets its specific needs and more »

Healthcare network security has become more complicated over the years because of the explosion of mobile device connectivity. And because it’s so difficult for healthcare more »

Trust in healthcare IT security can be a fickle concept, but is also an absolute necessity if an organization is to work with a cloud more »

For years, Reza Chapman, who works in the Health Care Advisory Services practice at EY (formerly Ernst & Young), has seen healthcare organizations not invest as more »

Many healthcare organizations have realized that using cloud computing doesn’t need to be an all-in strategy that requires a complete overall of their infrastructure. Instead, more »

The idea of having a strong security plan in place for a healthcare organization’s eventual data breach is one that has been discussed at length more »

Most healthcare cloud security discussions these days usually involve a cloud provider’s willingness (or perhaps lack thereof) to sign a HIPAA business associate agreement (BAA). more »

Healthcare providers and their business associates (BAs) are gradually becoming more comfortable with the concept of storing data off-site and online in a cloud environment. more »

Microsoft took some time away from taking public jabs at Google to join hands with the IT giant on the topic of trust while analyzing more »

Though there has been plenty of discussion on RSA’s relationship with NSA leading up to this week’s 23rd annual RSA Conference 2014, held February 24-28 more »

Google recently announced that Google cloud services will now include support for HIPAA covered entities. For some organizations that are wary of using cloud applications, more »

Google will continue to warm up to HIPAA covered entities and business associates (BAs) in 2014, as Matthew O’Connor, Google Product Manager, recently wrote that more »

Recent discussions of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) threats in healthcare have mainly been in connection with a supposed DDoS attack on Healthcare.Gov that failed last fall. However, more »

The McAfee Labs’ 2014 Threats Predictions report spanned a number of different areas of concern in IT security. Though, by nature, a company such as more »

2014 is a new year, but public cloud vendors are still trying to find ways to get healthcare organizations to believe in public cloud encryption more »

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