Monday, August 30, 2010

Secure Cloud Computing for the Health Enterprise

Some thoughts on securing healthcare applications in the cloud.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Here are some reasons why it is a bad idea to store health records in the cloud.

Joel Amoussou said...

It is true that existing security and privacy laws and regulations are lagging behind advances in cloud computing. Regulatory bodies need to be more proactive in this field.

I recommend talking to a specialized lawyer before making the decision to move any healthcare app to the cloud.

In the mean time, the number of healthcare apps moving to the cloud is rapidly increasing. We've seen recent announcements for apps such as clinical decision support and analytics, EMR, and even 5010/ICD10 migration. This can be very attractive for small and medium sized health enterprises.

Olivier Demers said...

IBM, Aetna roll out cloud-based clinical decision support system