The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Forecasting
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – The Cloud Lecture
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – #NerdLove
Four Free Information Assets For The Healthcare CIO

Four Free Information Assets For The Healthcare CIO

Four Free Information Assets for the Healthcare CIO

“He who has health, has hope. And he who has hope, has everything.”

healthcarehippa

- Ancient proverb.

Even in difficult times, one industry continues to prosper – healthcare. With an ageing population which has high spending power, the growth in healthcare is not unexpected. And like many other industries, healthcare depends heavily on technology for success. From maintaining patient EMRs (Electronic Medical Records) to credentialing doctors, technology permeates every section of the modern healthcare industry.

However, healthcare is held to a higher standard than any other industry on matters of information security, as evidenced by the strict requirements of the HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) of 1996. This has made healthcare CIOs wary of embracing the latest technological advancements like cloud computing.

Here are four free information assets that I believe will help the healthcare CIO move up the value chain from a support function leader to one who drives value in the boardroom.

Key Trends In Healthcare IT

Here’s a paper that looks at the key trends in Healthcare IT. A CIO is typically faced with myriad issues demanding attention; this paper can help prioritize them, to provide patients the best possible care while meeting all regulatory and compliance requirements.

Since the proof is in the pudding, the second information asset is a study on how Georgia-based Upson Regional Medical Center (URMC) used the latest in technology, specifically desktop management, to obtain “40% immediate reduction in helpdesk calls”, “significantly faster log in times for staff” and “an impressive HIPAA evaluation”.

The third information asset examines one of the most pressing needs of the healthcare industry – compliance with regulations regarding “meaningful use,” which ties financial incentives to usage of electronic health records as part of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program, and how virtualization can help.

The final asset that I want to inform our readers about is a paper that looks at that ubiquitous tool of modern business – the e-mail. While cloud-based email like Gmail and Yahoo Mail are an obvious fact of everyday life, the needs of businesses cannot always be met by free products. This white paper helps one evaluate the different options available in the market today and educates on the right questions to ask before selecting a provider.

 Click on the links and fill out a small form (2 minutes) to download these assets for free.

By Sourya Biswas 

sourya

Sourya Biswas is a former risk analyst who has worked with several financial organizations of international repute, besides being a freelance journalist with several articles published online. After 6 years of work, he has decided to pursue further studies at the University of Notre Dame, where he has completed his MBA. He holds a Bachelors in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Information Technology. He is also a member of high-IQ organizations Mensa and Triple Nine Society and has been a prolific writer to CloudTweaks over the years... http://www.cloudtweaks.com/author/sourya/

Sorry, comments are closed for this post.

Support

Recent

Beyond Gaming: Three Practical Applications For Oculus Rift

Beyond Gaming: Three Practical Applications For Oculus Rift

Three Practical Applications For Oculus Rift  Since the announcement of the Oculus Rift in 2012 gamers and game developers alike have been frenzied trying to both get their hands on the unit or build their own proprietary VR machine. The VR gold rush has since lead to the announcement of Project Morpheus from Sony and…

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Due Diligence

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Due Diligence

By David Fletcher Please support our comics by sharing, licensing or visiting our cloud sponsors (Below). Your support goes a long way in allowing us to continue to produce our lighthearted comics each week.   About Latest Posts souryaSourya Biswas is a former risk analyst who has worked with several financial organizations of international repute,…

Popular

Cloud Infographic – Interesting Big Data Facts

Cloud Infographic – Interesting Big Data Facts

Big Data Facts You Didn’t Know The term Big Data has been buzzing around tech circles for a few years now. So much, in fact, that you’re probably getting sick of hearing about it. Here are some interesting facts you might not know about big data via The Visual Capitalist: Big Data got its start in the…

Three Factors for Choosing Your Long-term Cloud Strategy

Three Factors for Choosing Your Long-term Cloud Strategy

Choosing Your Long-term Cloud Strategy A few weeks ago I visited the global headquarters of a large multi-national company to discuss cloud strategy with the CIO. I arrived 30 minutes early and took a tour of the area where the marketing team showcased their award winning brands. I was impressed by the digital marketing strategy…

Cloud Infographic – The Internet Of Things In 2020

Cloud Infographic – The Internet Of Things In 2020

The Internet Of Things In 2020 The growing interest in the Internet of Things is amongst us and there is much discussion. Attached is an archived but still relevant infographic by Intel which has produced a memorizing snapshot at how the number of connected devices have exploded since the birth of the Internet and PC.…

12 Promising Business Intelligence (BI) Services For Your Company

12 Promising Business Intelligence (BI) Services For Your Company

12 Promising Business Intelligence (BI) Services Business Intelligence (BI) services have recently seen an explosion of innovation and choices for business owners and entrepreneurs. So many choices, in fact, that many companies aren’t sure which business intelligence company to use. To help offer you a solution, we’ve compiled a list of 12 Business Intelligence companies…

Cloud Infographic – Monetizing Internet Of Things

Cloud Infographic – Monetizing Internet Of Things

Monetizing Internet Of Things There are many interesting ways in which companies are looking to connect devices to the cloud. From the vehicles to kitchen appliances the internet of things is already a $1.9 trillion dollar market based on research estimates from IDC. Included is a fascinating infographic provided by AriaSystems which shows us some of the exciting…

Sponsored Posts

How To Keep A Cloud (And Your Data) Inside Your Borders

How To Keep A Cloud (And Your Data) Inside Your Borders

The Cloud And Your Data One of the greatest challenges for companies considering a move to the cloud is in its very global and seemingly borderless nature. As an Internet-based technology, it is easy to assume that any data sent from A to B can take any one of a thousand paths, routed through cities…

Cloud Logo Sponsors

hp Logo CityCloud-PoweredByOpenstack-Bluesquare_logo_100x100-01
cisco_logo_100x100 vmware citrix100
Site 24x7


Contributor Spotlight

Established in 2009, CloudTweaks is recognized as one of the leading influencers in cloud computing, big data and internet of things (IoT) information. Our goal is to continue to build our growing information portal, by providing the best in-depth articles, interviews, event listings, whitepapers, infographics and much more.

Branded Content Programs

Advertising