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EDW Cloud Hosting: Is It Right For Your Health System

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Hosting data in the cloud is a hot topic in the IT world, and now health systems are starting to embrace the technology, since it’s secure and HIPAA-compliant. While it’s not suitable for all organizations, many will benefit by using cloud hosting for their EDW. This article will explain the pros and help you understand if your organization is a good candidate.

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EDW Cloud Hosting: Is It Right For Your Health System

  1. 1. © 2014 Health Catalyst www.healthcatalyst.comProprietary. Feel free to share but we would appreciate a Health Catalyst citation. © 2014 Health Catalyst www.healthcatalyst.com Proprietary. Feel free to share but we would appreciate a Health Catalyst citation. EDW Cloud Hosting: Is It Right for Your Health System? By Nate Arnold
  2. 2. © 2014 Health Catalyst www.healthcatalyst.comProprietary. Feel free to share but we would appreciate a Health Catalyst citation. In today’s technology industry, hosting data in the cloud is the hot option. Healthcare, which tends to lag behind other industries in technology adoption, is also beginning to embrace the cloud. Moving to the cloud will have a big impact in the healthcare enterprise data warehouse (EDW) market. 2 EDW Cloud Hosting As healthcare organizations realize that cloud environments are secure and meet strict regulatory requirements, such as HIPAA, they are more ready and willing to trust their data to the cloud.
  3. 3. © 2014 Health Catalyst www.healthcatalyst.comProprietary. Feel free to share but we would appreciate a Health Catalyst citation. Choosing a hosting model is a big decision for any organization. Health Catalyst offers three models: 3 EDW Hosting Options With this model, the vendor connects your data sources to a secure, HIPAA-compliant environment in the cloud. Vendor-Hosted Solution in the Cloud The vendor purchases the base hardware, customizes it, and installs the appropriate software offsite. Vendor Appliance Hosted by Client Many clients acquire the hardware and software licenses required and the system is set it and hosted in their own data center. Client-Hosted Solution A good vendor will work with your server administration team to understand the size and footprint of your environment.
  4. 4. © 2014 Health Catalyst www.healthcatalyst.comProprietary. Feel free to share but we would appreciate a Health Catalyst citation. Cost and Convenience 4 Benefits of a Cloud-Based EDW A key benefit of turning your EDW over to your vendor’s data center is that you don’t have to buy, manage, maintain, or worry about hardware and software assets residing in your own data center. With a cloud EDW, you don’t have to: Devote capital dollars to purchasing the necessary hardware or wait for capital expenditure approval as the EDW competes with other budget priorities. Have the IT resources on staff to manage and maintain the hardware. You can get by with lesson staff IT personnel. Pay for data center expenses. No expenses for electricity for cooling and hardware or software support contracts from multiple vendors.
  5. 5. © 2014 Health Catalyst www.healthcatalyst.comProprietary. Feel free to share but we would appreciate a Health Catalyst citation. Speed of Implementation 5 Benefits of a Cloud-Based EDW Using our unique, late-binding architecture and streamlined implementation processes we can have an organization’s healthcare EDW up and running in as few as 90 days. Without the bottleneck of the hardware approval and acquisition cycle, implementing a cloud solution has a very compressed timeline. Using proven, secure and reliable pre-configured cloud servers environment, a fully functional system can quickly get up and running. It is always faster for us to implement and upgrade our software in our own environment
  6. 6. © 2014 Health Catalyst www.healthcatalyst.comProprietary. Feel free to share but we would appreciate a Health Catalyst citation. 6 Consider the Cloud If You Meet These Criteria • Are a physician practice group • Have limited capital expenditure available • Have a small IT department • Have other large, strategic IT initiatives that you are trying to achieve in the same timeframe as the EDW • Have specific timeframes for meeting quality and cost metrics and need to get started immediately • Don’t have any space left in your data center You are a good candidate for a cloud-based EDW if you:
  7. 7. © 2013 Health Catalyst www.healthcatalyst.com Other Clinical Quality Improvement Resources Click to read additional information at www.healthcatalyst.com What EDW hosting options have you considered and why? Are you comfortable storing your data in the cloud? Nate Arnold joined Health Catalyst in January 2012 after a 16 year stint at MultiCare Health System where he served in many technical and leadership roles. In the last 5 years he was the Manager of IT Systems, Operations and Database. These responsibilities covered a wide swath of IT needs including, data center operations, IT disaster recovery, server and database administration, and MultiCare’s application and web development team. Nate also worked with Epic for 15 years as a Caché System Administrator. Prior to MultiCare he worked for Nathan Adelson Hospice in Las Vegas and interned with Intermountain Health Care’s at Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George, UT.

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