Cloud computing is no longer a new trend; it is a standard approach to the management of information technology (IT) resources. Although other business sectors may be leading the way, the health care industry’s adoption of cloud computing is rapidly accelerating. Growing numbers of vendors are offering services such as electronic medical records, medical imaging, telemedicine, and care management that can be used by health care providers, payers, and patients over a cloud, providing health care organizations with an array of options to manage their IT needs. This white paper, prepared by Foley’s Health Care Industry Team and IT & Outsourcing Practice, provides a practical framework for managing the risks inherent to cloud computing and specific to the health care sector.
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