Healthcare providers are saddled with a growing collection of diagnostic images, and with the long retention policy associated with HIPAA, many are finding that they need a larger amount of storage and also better, faster access to those images at the point of care. Because of this, health IT directors are now evaluating the cloud’s viability for long-term medical storage – and finding positive results.
Inside this expert handbook, discover:
- Why the flexibility of the cloud appeals to healthcare providers
- The collaborative promise of vendor neutral archives (VNAs)
- HIPAA and the cloud: Why compliance is not an obstacle