Meeting practical business and security challenges of healthcare apps in the cloud

There has been, understandably, a great deal of interest for moving all kinds of applications “into the cloud” (like software as a service or SaaS) because it can ease deployment and reduce costs. However, due to the nature of the healthcare data, security is a special concern. If you’re interested in moving to the cloud, check out an article I wrote last week for IBM entitled “Cloud computing by government agencies“; while it’s focused on public sector, it’s just as applicable to healthcare sector because the problems are identical.

Here’s what I covered in the article:

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Shahid N. Shah

Shahid Shah is an internationally recognized enterprise software guru that specializes in digital health with an emphasis on e-health, EHR/EMR, big data, iOT, data interoperability, med device connectivity, and bioinformatics.