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by Cerner Corporation | Deanna Wise
Published on March 28, 2017

Cloud computing in health care is on the rise as organizations address agility, cost savings, performance, compliance and innovation. So how do organizations address legal concerns and remain HIPAA compliant while making the move to the cloud?

Deanna Wise, executive vice president and chief information officer at Dignity Health, a California-based not-for-profit organization that operates hospital and ancillary care facilities in three states, shares her insights on this topic. Deanna has been in the information technology field since 1989 and health care IT since 1994.

In this episode, Deanna answers these five questions:

  • What are the options available to health care organizations looking to securely store digital patient information?
  • How does this differ from options available to other industries?
  • You have great experience transitioning your organization to the cloud. What are some of the challenges or obstacles associated with this type of transition?
  • On the other hand, what are some of the benefits that organizations can hope to achieve from this shift?
  • What criteria should provider organizations consider when determining if this could is right for them?

Listen to Deanna's full episode below, or click here to view all episodes of The Cerner Podcast!

Smarter Care, ACO Strategies and Leveraging the Power of Digital Health | #CHC18 Day 5

by Cerner Corporation
October 11, 2018
The last full day of #CHC18 wrapped Wednesday evening with the annual Cerner Bash at Kansas City's Power & Light district. On Thursday, we had a half-day of education sessions covering topics from restructuring accountable care organization (ACO) strategies to transforming health care through digital innovation. Here are today's highlights.

Special Edition of The Cerner Podcast | Ep. 98: Thursday at #CHC18

by Cerner Corporation
October 11, 2018
In this special edition episode of The Cerner Podcast, we bring insights from the 2018 Cerner Health Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, where more than 12,000 attendees from across the country and the globe have come together to learn and network. Sit at the table with us as we have conversations with health care leaders, Cerner clients and industry influencers. We’ll be covering health IT trends and focusing on this year’s CHC theme of “Smarter Care.” In Thursday's episode, we hear from Michelle Rathman, rural health strategist and influencer. Since founding Impact! Communications in 1989, Michelle’s work has made her an invaluable voice among rural health advocates. We also welcome Emil Peters, president of Cerner Global. Emil shared how he's watched CHC evolve in his decade-spanning career with Cerner and talks about how the health care industry is changing – and how health care providers and IT organizations must change with it.

World Mental Health Day, Interoperability Advances, Rural Health Care Opportunities and More | #CHC18 Day 4

by Cerner Corporation
October 10, 2018
World Mental Health Day coincided with day four of #CHC18, giving us all a chance to reflect on how we can enhance mental health education, awareness and advocacy against stigma. Wednesday also kicked off with the final keynote that delved into the topics of the opioid crisis and the intersection of artificial intelligence and genome intelligence. With an array of power sessions, special interest group meetings and panels throughout the day, conference attendees had plenty of opportunities to learn, network and contribute to the push toward smarter care.

Special Edition of The Cerner Podcast | Ep. 96: Tuesday at #CHC18

by Cerner Corporation
October 10, 2018
In this special edition episode, we bring insights from the 2018 Cerner Health Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, where more than 12,000 attendees from across the country and the globe have come together to learn and network. Sit at the table with us as we have conversations with health care leaders, Cerner clients and industry influencers. We're covering health IT trends and focusing on this year’s CHC theme of “Smarter Care.”