Health Informatics and BI
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Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 550â€“600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
In this DB you will be responding to classmatesâ€™ posts who agree or disagree with your opinion of the value of cloud computing.
Health care organizations (HCOs) can positively impact their bottom lines by leveraging health information technology (HIT) and business intelligence (BI). As more and more data are captured electronically, health care organizations must be aware of advances in how information is stored and shared to maintain a competitive advantage.
Ms. Hendricks, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of your HCO embraces HIT and BI and has asked that you look into the advantages and disadvantages of cloud computing and what the technology can bring to your organization. She feels that cloud computing will enhance the ability of the HCO to gather data and utilize it to analyze trends, find new revenue opportunities, and improve patient safety. Discuss the following:
What are the risks and rewards for healthcare organizations to use cloud computing?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of various platforms including public, private, and hybrid as it relates to use by the HCO?
What is your opinion of moving to Cloud Computing in healthcare organizations?