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Cloud computing is not a novel phenomenon in the healthcare sector. Healthcare cloud technology usage has been evolving at a rapid pace in recent years. 

According to a study conducted, the worldwide market for healthcare cloud solutions in the healthcare business is anticipated to increase by USD 25.54 billion between 2020 and 2024. The COVID-19 epidemic has only exacerbated this tendency.

Since the pandemic's effects are still being felt, social distance has become the new norm. As a result, healthcare cloud solutions, such as telemedicine, are being developed rapidly.

In this new world, along with changes in patient perceptions and new payment structures, it has converted technology into a critical component that focuses on improving quality of care, boosting efficiency, and eliminating the excess cost, and ensuring safety while overcoming the next Hurdles:

  • Compliance violations:

The healthcare cloud and its inability to maintain required healthcare (HIPAA & HL7) compliance while storing data on the cloud prove challenging for the healthcare sector to beat down.

But, this has recently been eradicated by the inclusion of HIPAA-compliant cloud assistance to healthcare companies that follow HIPAA Security regulations to ensure the security, integrity, and availability of patients' digitally protected health information (e-PHI).

It ensures the privacy, authenticity, and accessibility of significant health records and protects against vulnerabilities to the confidentiality or integrity of the data.

  • Data Recovery :

Prolonged and delayed data recovery of obsolete records from the cloud might sometimes obstruct real-time data visibility.

Cloud computing and healthcare offer a unique option for preserving the vast number of older healthcare data-based applications. Cloud computing provides flexibility, adaptability, and customization. Healthcare cloud solutions are quick and effective, developed, and ramped on the cloud.

This flex and transfer approach evaluates its feasibility during the data migration period while preserving only the required data.

  • Operational Dependency:

Consistent dependability on a service provider for continual and rapid cloud service has always hampered the growth of operational Healthcare Software.

Healthcare cloud computing is the key to the swift integration of cloud healthcare solutions from various parts of the healthcare industry.

Healthcare cloud computing solutions can accelerate data interoperability and presentation, resulting in expeditious deployments of healthcare analytics and eliminating the need for large upfront expenditures in third-party providers.

  • Interoperability: 

Interoperable solutions are driving the modernization of the healthcare domain. Cloud-based healthcare data analytics help streamline the massive and complicated healthcare data that is expanding at an exponential rate.

Cloud healthcare solution incorporation promotes interoperability and technology integration by minimizing data fragmentation, duplication, and format incompatibility between systems.

Thus cloud computing applications in healthcare are required for more comprehensive data analysis, administration, clinical decision support, and organization of these massive amounts of data.

  • User-Friendly Interface:

In this time of the pandemic, interpretive client records, visual representation, and multimedia are significant players of healthcare data, which can be diverse and complex to handle

mHealth applications, which inherit the cloud Computing protocol management, are the most outstanding choice for delivering, accessing, and communicating health information.

User-friendly interfaces for effective risk reduction, appointment scheduling, patient medical records, communications, medical billing systems, population health management are all part of this application.


Cloud computing in healthcare provides valuable information and insights into healthcare data. It helps to improve medical records through auditing systems, prescription tracking solutions, and wearable monitoring apps, hospital-IoT-based equipment tracking, environmental apps, and lab maintenance, and clinical IoT-based care automation tools.

Thus, Cloud usage will allow healthcare providers to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness by using solutions such as claims processing, case management, e-health, patient engagement, mobile health apps, and healthcare analytics.


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