Thursday, December 15, 2011

KLAS: Cloud Computing Must Mature For Providers to Adopt

From the article: “Market researcher KLAS spoke with 97 providers to develop a general sense of healthcare professionals’ perceptions of cloud computing and found that those utilizing other technologies were skeptical of web-based data storage even though 58 percent said that they were considering cloud systems….Despite skepticism, 71 percent of KLAS’ respondents said that they were currently using or have definite plans to use cloud-computing technologies for various services that include emailing, image archiving and general storage. Of the 55 percent that said they were currently using cloud-computing capabilities, 23 percent were using it for deploying EHRs.” Read more