Digital imaging in the Cloud

The explosive growth in data generated by healthcare organisations has to be managed. Some available solutions that meet the requirements of clinical imaging are presented here which maximise IT uptime and minimise IT staff shortages issues, as well as creating more business value and facilitating cost savings.

Everyone is talking about cloud computing, yet if ten separate IT professionals were asked to define it, there might well be ten completely different definitions. To date, possibly the clearest and most comprehensive definition has been provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). It describes it as: