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What to Look for in a HIPAA Cloud Provider

The deadline draws near – September 23, 2013 marks the date of when both business associates (now including cloud service providers) and covered entities must meet the HIPAA Omnibus rule, released in January to update the 15-year-old law. A refresh … Continue reading

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Precautions with the HIPAA Cloud for Healthcare Software as a Service (SaaS) Companies

A recent Google search brought me to a health IT blog, Life as a Healthcare CIO, and the post entitled The Reality of SaaS. The author discusses whether or not SaaS/cloud computing is appropriate for EHR (electronic health record) hosting … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing Drives Infrastructure as a Service & Data Center Growth

A recent article by CIO.com reports on the growing trend of outsourcing IT infrastructure to service providers – according to the IDC, service providers currently account for 13 percent of new data center space, with projected growth to be more … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing Supports Southeast Michigan Tech Job Growth

According to a recent guest blog on CrainsDetroit.com, the top ten manufacturing job postings in the Southeast Michigan region are related to the information technology field, including positions such as software developers, computer programmers and system analysts. The Michigan auto … Continue reading

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Growing Digital Health Market Requires Support of HIPAA Compliant Hosting

Venture capitalists invested 45 percent more in digital health in 2012, up from 2011, according to Mobihealthnews.com and a study by Rock health. That’s a total of $1.4 billion compared to the initial investment of $968 million. The study reports … Continue reading

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Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Spending to Exceed $72 Billion by 2016

According to a Gartner market analysis report on cloud services over 2012-2016, cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) spending will exceed $72 billion, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 42 percent. Cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) providers … Continue reading

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