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.
As mergers and acquisitions continue, legacy data archiving offers a way to shutter expensive systems while enabling organizations to retain the necessary data, according to Ryan Oliver, who providers recommendations for selecting a vendor.
Before an organization even selects an EHR vendor, there are questions that need to be asked – and answered – when it comes to how users will be able to access archived data, according to Andy Goodwin and Jason Lovett of Harbin Clinic.
Having a solid data governance structure can make all the difference when it comes to managing and leveraging data. In a recent webinar, our healthcare IT expert panelists offered advice on how to navigate the challenges and create a solid strategy.
When the ultimate goal is to leverage research data to provide precise care pathways for each patient, it puts a lot of pressure on IT’s shoulders, says CIO Patrick Anderson, who talks about his team’s infrastructure overhaul.