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by John Moore | November 13, 2015

Top Three Factors Driving Growth in Cloud Analytics for Healthcare

So here is a scary thought for all those who fear the move to cloud services due to cybersecurity and privacy breach concerns - Data as a Service (DaaS) is coming to your community, to your healthcare system soon. Heaven forbid you may scream, but the simple, economic benefit to risk

by Brian Murphy | July 23, 2015

New Insight Report on Moving to Open Platforms Now Available

[To skip the prelude and go directly to the report sales page, please click here: 2015 Platforms in Healthcare: EHR Vendors’ Capabilities for Interoperability] Demand for interoperable technologies and platforms is increasing and enterprise technology vendors are responding. Cloud computing, composite applications, and open-source software with publicly available application programming

by Brian Murphy | January 12, 2015

Orion Health Aspires to PaaS

The interoperability problems that plague healthcare are compounded by the paucity of developer options for modern software development. Software as a Service (SaaS) models are increasingly commonplace for EHRs, population health and other finished applications. Platform as a Service (PaaS) models to support application developers are essentially non-existent in the

by John Moore | December 22, 2014

.750 Prediction Batting Average for 2014

Hard to believe the year is coming so quickly to a close. A year that saw ONC pretty much implode, an ACA that is garnering fans faster than detractors, an explosion in all things wearable but little clue as to what to actually do with the data beyond sharing it

by John Moore | March 13, 2013

Finding Few Answers at HIMSS’13

Last week was yet another HIMSS, this time in the Big Easy - one of my favorite cities, despite the unfortunate decay occurring on Bourbon St. As with the many HIMSS I have attended before, this is the seminal event of the year where one has the opportunity to reconnect

by John Moore | August 10, 2012

Why We Won’t See EHR Consolidation Anytime Soon

All too frequently I get the question: When will we see the EHR market consolidate? Not an unreasonable question considering just how many EHRs there are in the market today (north of 300) and all the buzz regarding growth in health IT adoption. There was even a recent post postulating that major

by John Moore | December 23, 2011

Looking Back on 2011 – What A Strange Year It’s Been

It is almost becoming the norm to say that it has been another tumultuous year in the healthcare IT market. Market consolidation, pushback on timelines, growing chorus from IT departments that enough is enough against the backdrop of the political circus in Washington and across the land as we prepare

by John Moore | September 30, 2011

Trickle Down Health or Health 2.0 Impressions

Another year, another Health 2.0 under the belt. This being the fourth time attending it is interesting to see how this event and its participants have evolved. Like many things in life, some things at Health 2.0 have changed, some have not, most for the better, but there remain some
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