Moving Patient Matching Capabilities to the Cloud:
How a cloud platform can improve patient data management
The healthcare industry has long relied on legacy systems and on premise computing power to ensure that patient data was secure and the idea of storing sensitive healthcare data in a nebulous “cloud” seemed preposterous just a decade ago.
Today, the healthcare industry is much more comfortable moving its data and applications to a cloud platform. Consumer acceptance of cloud offerings has grown exponentially in conjunction with universal adoption of smartphones and mobile apps, critical to their daily lives. Healthcare is following: according to the HIMSS 2016 Survey, 84% of healthcare providers are currently using a cloud service.