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What is cloud computing?

Cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g. networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction. Cloud computing takes the best practices of traditional computing and adds to it using latest cutting edge technological advances  in storage, network, and applications

Philippines Cloud First policy – leading the way in cloud based Hospital Information Management System


The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) in Philippines has announced the adoption of ‘cloud-first’ approach for the Philippine government. Cloud computing has brought a new and more efficient means of managing information technology resources. It is hereby declared the policy of the government to adopt a “cloud first” approach and for government departments and agencies to consider cloud computing solutions as a primary part of their infrastructure planning and procurement.With increasing cloud adoption in the government agencies, it is only a matter of time that it becomes more widely adopted and the industry best practice in all industries including healthcare.


How does Insta HMS help hospitals and clinics with Cloud First Policy ?


Insta by Practo is cloud hosted hospital management system . Insta is Practo’s flagship product and is hosted on best in class Amazon web Servers.Insta used bank grade security which means that your data is completely safe and HIPPA complaint. The cloud servers are  completely free along with Insta HMS. 


Advantages  of Cloud based hospital information management system

The biggest advantage of Cloud HIS is cost effectiveness. Since everything is hosted on cloud servers, there is no server cost, installation fees, maintenance cost, software upgrades, security solutions and all such allied costs. The cost of physical servers are sometimes more than the solution that you use, eating into the budget that you have allocated for the software to run your hospital. No more expensive hardware upgrades and tension ridden costly software upgrades are required. Insta even provides lifetime free upgrades which require no maintenance.


The second biggest advantage is that of scalability and flexibility. Since Insta is hosted on the cloud, they can scale very quickly on demand. Opening a new center? Adding another specialty department? No worries. Insta has you covered. Insta can dynamically scale based on your requirement. No more adding servers every time you want to grow. Insta is a cloud based HIS that grows as your hospital also grows. Also being a cloud based solution, you can always access your work from anywhere in the world as long as you have the required credentials.


The third advantage of hospital management system is that of data security. Insta used best in class data security and encryption standards to ensure that only the right people can access the necessary data that they are authorized to access. Insta also has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world’s leading cloud hosting service, which also brings with it various secure practices


Want to know more about Insta’s advantages through cloud based hospital information management system? Contact us.


Where can I get more information on “Cloud First Policy”

Please find complete policy details here

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Posted by Arun Joseph Varghese

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