Allowing stakeholders to access data while protecting patient rights remains a significant challenge. But there is a potential solution, according to Mayo Clinic Platform researchers, who describe a “federated approach” in which data are stored in encrypted containers.
With cloud solutions playing an increasingly “critical role in determining how quickly we can adapt, excel, and expedite digital strategies,” the pressure is on CIOs, CISOs, and other leaders to establish a solid cloud security strategy, according to our panelists in a recent discussion.
Partnering with any healthcare organization takes a lot of effort. But when that organization is the largest medical center within the DoD, it’s an even bigger task – one that requires “a deep understanding of the technology landscape and regulatory environment,” according to Chani Cordero.
Perhaps the most important lesson Michael Elley has learned in nearly two decades of healthcare IT leadership? “It starts with people,” and more specifically, building relationships to better understand the culture, the focus, and the gaps that exist, he said during a recent interview.
For some, the key motivation for migrating data to the cloud is to reduce the costs and risks associated with on-prem storage; for others, it’s providing more visibility. What it can’t be, according to CIO Beth Lindsay-Wood is doing “cloud for cloud’s sake,” she said during a discussion with Chris Hutchins and Siv Raman, MD.