Cloud Computing in Health Care

Educational briefing for non-IT executives

Cloud computing has received plenty of buzz as a cost-friendly, labour-saving option for health IT systems, and has already started to heavily influence how business is done, even through basic processes like sending an email or hosting a blog. Cloud technology offers hospitals and health systems several potential benefits, such as lowering capital costs, enabling flexible, on-demand addition of computing resources, boosting scalability, and improving reliability (e.g., data backup and recovery). Health care organisations can choose from a variety of cloud-based infrastructures and service models to suit their needs.

Download our cheat sheet to brush up on cloud computing, how it is used or applied in health care, and how it affects health care providers and IT leaders.