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Ann McDonough
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Cloud Standards Customer Council Publishes Version 2.0 of Impact of Cloud Computing on Healthcare Whitepaper

Register for April 11 Webinar to Hear from the Authors


Needham, MA - April 3, 2017 — The Cloud Standards Customer Council™ (CSCC™) has published a much anticipated update to the highly-read Impact of Cloud Computing on Healthcare whitepaper. The paper was written to help enterprise IT and business decision makers in the healthcare industry analyze and consider the implications of cloud computing on their businesses. This whitepaper offers guidance and strategies to help decision makers evaluate and compare cloud computing offerings from different providers, taking into account requirements from medical practices, hospitals, research facilities, insurance companies and governments. It is available for free download at:

In the past several years, the market dynamics of the healthcare industry have changed significantly with the growing impact of consumerism, digitalization, preventative healthcare and regulations. Version 2.0 of this paper provides a fresh perspective on the current market dynamics, challenges and benefits of cloud computing on healthcare IT. It also highlights a new set of services specifically targeted at healthcare that cloud computing enables. Prescriptive guidance has been added to the paper to help ensure successful deployment of cloud-based healthcare solutions.

The CSCC authors will host a complimentary webinar on April 11, 2017 from 11:00am – 12:00pm ET to introduce the whitepaper. Event details are posted on the CSCC’s website at

About the Cloud Standards Customer Council
The Cloud Standards Customer Council™ (CSCC™) is an end-user advocacy group dedicated to accelerating the cloud’s successful adoption and drilling down into the standards, security and interoperability issues surrounding the transition to the cloud. The CSCC is chartered to work with standards development organizations (SDOs), open source communities, and end user organizations to publish vendor-neutral guides on important cloud computing topics. The guides are distributed to industry members to highlight customer requirements, influence standards development, and advance the adoption of cloud computing. The CSCC is managed by the Object Management Group® (OMG®), an international, open membership, not-for-profit technology standards consortium. For more information, visit

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