August 8, 2011:
Cloud Computing Brings Challenges for Health Care Data Storage, Privacy

To learn more about the state of cloud computing in the health care industry, eWEEK talks with Chris Witt, president of IT provider Wake Technology Services, about how health care companies should approach cloud computing.

As health care companies grapple with whether to adopt cloud computing platforms to store patient data, providers face many choices on which services to choose and how to keep data secure.

A recent report by CDW found that health care companies are hesitant to adopt cloud services due to privacy concerns.

To get some insight on the state of cloud computing trends in the health care industry, eWEEK spoke with Chris Witt, president and co-founder of Wake Technology Services, an IT services company based in West Chester, Pa., that serves the health care, government and education sectors.