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Tips on covering how health care providers use ‘cloud computing’

Rebecca Vesely

About Rebecca Vesely

Rebecca Vesely is AHCJ's topic leader on health information technology and a freelance writer. She has written about health, science and medicine for AFP, the Bay Area News Group, Modern Healthcare, Wired, Scientific American online and many other news outlets.

cloudMaybe you’ve seen the meme “There is no cloud… it’s just someone else’s computer.” It’s been circulating on the Internet for a while. You can have a laugh over the variations here (GoT, Star Trek, the Matrix).

In a new tip sheet, I give an overview of cloud computing, how health care entities are using it and why the cloud is increasingly important to the health sector. Continue reading