MEDICINE 2.0 – News from the future and understanding security’s role

MEDICINE 2.0 – News from the future and understanding security’s role

The first CRISPR babies have arrived in China. This event portends for vast new dabbling in genetic engineering. Watch for genetic manipulation, possibly coupled with radical new human implant shenanigans in S.E. Asia (Thailand and Korea especially). Medical tourism isn’t just another catchphrase. Futurist, William Gibson is/was correct. The future is “now”. 

All clouds are gray

All clouds are gray

“What’s our cloud strategy?” is a common question in IT these days. A somewhat lengthy answer is required. Few technologies have grown as fast as the cloud.  It is a profound shift to have your data – your precious, regulated data – stored not just out of your control, but out of your sight. This change provokes a wide range of responses, from “Never in a thousand years” to “Take my data, please”.  A better reaction might be “Yes, but.” As with many things in life, and certainly in healthcare, the extreme reaction is not the best one. 

Healthcare, the cloud and information security

Healthcare, the cloud and information security

What is Cloud computing and how does it benefit healthcare providers and consumers? Three fundamental things have spawned the surge of interest in cloud computing...

HIMSS 11 Annual Conference and Exhibition

HIMSS 11 Annual Conference and Exhibition

Securing Health Information in the Cloud

Describe the advantages of Cloud computing for Health Providers and Identify the major concerns of securing health information in the cloud