Migration to Cloud in the Healthcare Industry


Different industries are constantly striving to push their limits even further to take advantage of the latest technologies that could help them have leverage over other companies. A clear example of this is migration to cloud services.

Globally, many companies have already switched to cloud services such as NewYork-Presbyterian and Beth Israel Deaconess. This allows them to take advantaje of benefits such as security, reducing costs, obtaining scalability, and collaboration.Team Venti Microsoft Azure Services Infographic

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In the last decade, cloud services have been on the rise. According to a Mordor Intelligence report, the cloud migration services market is expected to reach USD 448.34 billion by 2026.

The relationship between the healthcare industry and technology is rapidly merging. As digital transformation increases, health companies every day evaluate with greater certainty migrating to the cloud as the first option. According to HIMSS Analytics, 65% of healthcare organizations, have adopted cloud services.

The COVID-19 pandemic made the health sector accelerate its digital transformation to improve its operations and transform its medical services. This emphasized the benefits that are obtained with Cloud Migration and reducing some fears about privacy, implementation, and adoption.

Here are 3 top benefits of Cloud Migration in Healthcare:

1. Collaboration

Healthcare institutions manage many medical records, client portals, apps, and big data analytics. Cloud computing allows them to store, transfer, manage and analyze all data, boosting cooperation between doctors, departments, and even other institutions to give a better medical service.

2. Security

The main priority and biggest concern of the health system is to ensure the security of sensitive pacient information. 

Cloud servers help increase the security of healthcare providers, mitigating risks with automatic backups and disaster recovery options. With these features, in case any equipment fails, institutions will not lose information and will minimize the downtime of their staff.

3. Cost

Since Cloud providers run under a subscription model, healthcare institutions can save money from avoiding costs of maintaining physical servers and purchasing expensive systems and equipment.

Microsoft, as a cloud services provider, allows the healthcare sector to modernise their data centres. This makes it easier and secure for them to deliver real-time connected healthcare, and scale IT infrastructure by interconnecting hundreds of sites, devices, and data sources from multiple locations at any time.

Many healthcare managers realized the urgent need to prioritize changes in the way health care is delivered, by adopting cloud computing solutions which will improve administration and efficiency.

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