Healthcare adoption of the cloud is growing at a healthy rate of about 20 percent each year, expected to grow from $3.7 billion in 2015 to $9.5 billion in 2020. It is estimated that private cloud accounts for the major share of healthcare cloud computing, based on a report by MarketsAndMarkets.
Healthcare organizations have been naturally migrating to the cloud, and for good reason. However, recent statistics show that choosing the right provider to effectively meet their unique needs can be challenging.
In the past year, the healthcare industry has seen a spike in the number of healthcare organizations switching their hosting providers. When evaluating why organizations are making the switch, we’ve found there are four primary reasons. The advice they’d give others is to ensure that the hosting provider you select meets these key standards:
The changes the healthcare industry have faced in the last couple of years have been significant. At Netgain, we’ve helped practices implement their EHR and navigate complex technology challenges. And while this technology seemed like a disruptive force in the beginning, practices have settled into their new “digital realities” and are starting to see the operational benefits of these systems.