In all my talks with healthcare organizations, one of the ongoing conversations they’re still having is how to more effectively manage their efforts in the cloud. No longer are healthcare CIOs wondering if the cloud is going to be part of their healthcare organization. Instead, they’re starting to have a much more nuanced conversation about cloud and how they can more effectively leverage the cloud to meet the strategic goals of their organization, allow for them to scale up and down their IT services, and be able to manage their IT costs in a more proactive manner. Plus, they want to do all of this in a more secure and HIPAA compliant manner.
As hospitals and health systems continue to face incredible challenges that require them to be nimble and react to the changing environment, the cloud is proving to be a great solution. However, many are also realizing that there’s a time to leverage public cloud, private clouds, multi-cloud, and on premise solutions. Understanding this challenge is not as simple as it may look.
In order to get a better understanding of how healthcare organizations are approaching cloud today, I sat down (virtually of course) with Clark LeFavour, Senior Director, Systems Engineering, and David Sarson, Global Alliance Manager, Healthcare Multi-Cloud, from Dell Technologies. In our discussion we cover the following high level questions:
- How is healthcare moving to the cloud impacting the marketplace? And how has COVID-19 impacted cloud in healthcare?
- Is the cloud safe, secure and HIPAA compliant?
- Many believe that cloud is too expensive for large data sets. How can large sets of data (VNA/PACS) be manageable in the cloud?
- Another fear of healthcare organizations is latency issues, is that a problem for health IT solutions in the cloud? Can bedside care solutions be managed in the cloud?
- How does your cloud strategy play into preparing for future challenges?
If you’re trying to better understand how to manage and leverage the cloud in your healthcare organization, you’ll enjoy this conversation with these 2 experts.
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