Still at ground level

Conn, Joseph
August 2011
Modern Healthcare;8/8/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 32, p32
Trade Publication
The article discusses the benefits of cloud computing while it addresses its slow adoption in the U.S. healthcare industry in 2011 due to security concerns. Data indicate that cloud computing is expected to grow 20% a year in 2011-2012 with only four percent spending coming from the healthcare industry. It suggests reviewing cloud vendors' credentials including the business model, data warehouses, encryption procedures and compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.


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