Moving to a public cloud made sense for USMD Health System, according to CIO Mike Yerrid.
Formed via recent mergers between three Texas healthcare organizations, USMD’s focus since 2012 has been on merger-related activities rather than boosting its budget for IT infrastructure, according to a Network World story. That’s left the health system two options: Pay a hefty sum up front for on-premise hardware or use the cloud’s pay-as-you-go model.
Yerrid chose the latter, calling the environment’s “elasticity” perfect for USMD’s situation. Capacity can be provisioned according to demand.Read More On www.fiercehealthcare.com