5 Tips For Sending Healthcare Data To Cloud

January 18, 2012 No Comments

SOURCE: InformationWeek

Health IT managers are reluctant to use cloud computing for data storage. Here are five tips for smart handling of health data.

Recent research on cloud computing in healthcare suggests that many IT managers are reluctant to store critical patient-related data in a cloud-computing environment. With this in mind, one healthcare executive from information management firm Iron Mountain is prodding health CIOs to take a second look at the technology.

Ken Rubin, senior vice president and general manager for Iron Mountain’s healthcare division, understands that CIOs have many concerns as they develop a robust IT infrastructure that lets clinicians access data quickly, while ensuring that the system helps the organization meet its obligations under the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPPA) privacy and security rules.

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