A Survey of the State of Cloud Computing in Healthcare

Analysts, researchers and organizations alike seem to agree that cloud computing will be a defining trend in the coming decade impacting wide range of businesses and how those businesses are practiced. Large technology companies are already investing millions of dollars in building infrastructure, services, tools and applications to facilitate cloud computing for consumers, organizations and businesses to use and take advantage. It remains to be seen how cloud computing will impact the healthcare business since it is very diverse, complex and unique and presents several challenges such as protecting members health records in addition to following HIPAA guidelines set by federal compliance regulations.

Provided by: University of North Dakota Research Foundation Topic: Cloud Date Added: Sep 2012 Format: PDF

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