Most healthcare institutions have adopted the third wave of IT, which has allowed them to digitize their enterprise – including channels, processes and care-coordination initiatives. Having said that, most of them are still struggling to address patients’ challenges like burgeoning costs, inadequate access to healthcare services, and poor care quality. On the one hand you have digital-savvy customers who demand access to cutting-edge solutions and services, and on the other, you have patients who cannot afford even the most basic healthcare services. The task is cut out for healthcare institutions – providers have to modernize and refresh their IT infrastructure, and at the same time, ensure that they leverage digital technologies to make healthcare affordable to all.
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Following Microsoft’s announcement that it will pull the plug on the support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14th 2015 (Windows Server 2003 End-of-Life), businesses are running helter-skelter to find an alternative. A lot of small businesses may still be reluctant to make the move just yet, which could lead to irreparable consequences in the long run. Let’s just put it this way – would you still risk driving your car if the manufacturer came out and announced that they no longer support you actively with all repairs and warranties? No, I didn’t think so; in principle, the analogy applies to the case of the Windows Server 2003 as well. If your mantra is “Don’t fix it if it ain’t broken”, there’s very little I could say to convince you otherwise, right?
Businesses are increasingly looking towards Hybrid cloud solutions to maximize productivity and cut costs. Here’s how the Hybrid cloud is gradually, but consistently, capturing the imaginations of businesses globally.
If emerging technology researches are anything to go by, it is evident that Cloud Computing is going to be the cornerstone of a Digitally Transformed business in 2015. A report from KPMG suggests that 42% CXOs use Cloud to improve workforce productivity and 37% use it to improve customer and alliance partner interactions. What we can deduce from these stats is that, the CIO’s objective behind embracing the Cloud is two-fold…