[Infographic] Healthcare in the Cloud

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights by Lizetta Staplefoote | September 10, 2012 7:37 am

Cloud computing[1] is changing the way healthcare delivers care. Over 70% of health care providers are planning to deploy cloud technologies like email, collaboration, scheduling, and other systems so they can focus on patient care, not caring for complex IT systems. The growing healthcare IT industry is in the spotlight this week with National Health IT Week[2] sponsored by Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society[3]. In recognition of the partnership between the cloud and healthcare, we took a look at how cloud computing is impacting the healthcare industry.

Endnotes:
  1. Cloud computing: http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/what_is_cloud_computing/
  2. National Health IT Week: http://www.healthitweek.org/
  3. Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society: http://www.himss.org/ASP/index.asp

Source URL: http://www.rackspace.com/blog/healthcare-in-the-cloud/