Cloud Computing in Healthcare Please take a few minutes to tell us how you are using the cloud in your organization. * 1. Are you currently using cloud hosting for clinical applications? Yes No * 2. If Yes, what type(s) of applications are cloud hosted? Clinical applications and data Patient portal EHR access Health Information Exchange HR applications and data SAAS applications Backup and disaster recovery Hosted archived data Other (please specify) * 3. If No, do you plan to use cloud hosting for clinical applications in the future? Yes No * 4. If Yes, what is your timeframe for migrating to the cloud? Less than 3 months 3 to 6 months 6 to 12 months 12+ months * 5. How secure do you feel using cloud hosting for clinical applications that include PHI? Not at all A little Mostly Completely * 6. If you do not feel secure, what are your concerns? * 7. What are the benefits of cloud hosting for your organization? Augmenting technological capabilities Saving IT resource capacity Improving financial metrics Speed of deployment Lower maintenance costs No capital expenditure budget Saves money Other (please specify) * 8. What are the challenges? Physical and technical security Security of PHI data Security of network Finding a certified vendor Cost of certified vendors Business Associate Agreements Availability and downtime issues Slow response times and/or latency Other (please specify) * 9. Do you support site-to-site VPN? Yes No * 10. If Yes, what applications use your site-to-site VPN? EHR HRIS Image management Claims Billing Other (please specify) Thank you for taking our survey.