4040.0 Cloud Computing

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 8:30 AM
Cloud computing is a 'game-changer' relative to data management and care-coordination. Telemedicine and rural health care are excellent examples of how the promise of cloud computing is being realized. This session will describe how health care professionals in various settings are maximizing this opportunity to improve care.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, participant should be able to: 1. discuss how cloud computing can help improve rural health care; 2. assess how cloud computing can impact the integration of health care.

8:30 AM
Implementation and performance evaluation of a real-time tele-monitoring system based on a private cloud platform
Yuan-Jen Chang, Chin-Hsing Chen, Wen-Tzeng Huang, Li-Feng Lin and Chen-Yi Lee
8:50 AM
Across rural America, integrated healthcare is the cloud and the cloud is integrated healthcare
John Ellingson, MBA and Philip Weintraub, MSc, Public Health, DLSHTM
9:10 AM
Impact of Inter-Hospital Radiologic Image Sharing on Transfer Times and Ultimate Dispositions
Harinder Dhindsa, MD, MPH, Renee Reid, MD and Veronica Sikka, MD, PhD, MHA, MPH

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Organized by: Health Informatics Information Technology Center (HIIT Center)

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)