Healthcare Providers & Insurers in the Cloud

Healthcare providers around the world are using AWS to deliver improved care to their patients. AWS reduces the time and effort required to run existing workloads, and also provides access to powerful new analytics capabilities, all while meeting the security and privacy requirements that you expect.

You can save resources by using affordable archiving solution, save space in your hospital by putting your backup servers in the cloud, and also take advantage of new ways to manage patient information in your hospital information systems.

Cerner uses AWS to accelerate the entry of their population health management solution

Benefits

Efficiently deliver care

Healthcare providers are dealing with multiple pressures that are impacting the bottom line. AWS helps solve this problem by offering services that are pay-as-you-go, with no minimum spend requirements, long-term contracts, or technical lock-in.

Improve your security & compliance posture

By running on AWS, you gain access to an environment built for the world’s most secure organizations. In addition, AWS makes security easier by managing over 1800 security controls- so you don’t have to.

Broad cloud-based ecosystem

AWS can help connect you with the right resources to implement you project. In addition to support offered directly by AWS, the AWS Partner Network (APN) includes technology and consulting partners covering a wide range of applications, and the AWS Marketplace offers healthcare software you deploy with one-click.

Store, protect, and optimize your healthcare data on AWS

Healthcare providers must have the ability to ingest, store and protect large volumes of data including clinical, genomic, device, financial, supply chain, and claims.

Healthcare use cases

  • Operations & Business
  • Care Coordination
  • Health Analytics
  • Patient Engagement
  • Clinical Information Systems
  • Storage & Archiving
  • Compliance
  • Operations & Business
  • Core operations & business continuity

    AWS provides solutions for your core operations via our flexible set of services. Avoid contractual lock-in for the solutions you need to run your organization, and build applications that are agile yet still meet stringent security requirements.


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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn why NextGen Healthcare moved to the AWS Cloud to utilize HIPAA-eligible services and how that has allowed them to enhance the customer care experience.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how the Health Benefit Exchange was able to quickly scale its health enrollment-as-a-service to customers while meeting strict regulatory compliance requirements and saving millions of dollars.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how Union Medical Healthcare was able to deploy SAP S/4HANA on AWS Cloud allowing them to produce reports 50% faster than previously possible.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how VergeHealth was able to accelerate their time to market and improve organizational efficiency by utilizing HIPAA-eligible services from the AWS Service Catalog.

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    Whitepaper

    In this whitepaper, see how you can achieve additional scalability and security with a hybrid IT strategy by extending your current VMware environments to the AWS Cloud.

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  • Care Coordination
  • Care coordination

    AWS makes it easier for organizations to innovate in care coordination. Ingest any type of data, whether it is telemetry from activity trackers, imaging data, or handwritten physician notes, and use it to help your team make decisions.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how GE Healthcare orchestrates the secure sharing of healthcare data on the GE Health Cloud to improve data collaboration across primary care, specialists, and care settings.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how the Canadian Pharmacists Association use AWS services to power their mobile applications to provide clinicians with time-sensitive access to the information they need.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how Omada Health was able to quickly build a digital diabetes prevention program with mobile and web applications that are HIPAA-compliant and HITRUST certified.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how Intermountain Healthcare uses APN partner Syapse to bring together genomics and clinical data to use in the personalized care of patients.

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  • Health Analytics
  • Clinical and population health analytics

    AWS lowers the barrier for healthcare organizations to perform clinical or population analytics. Dynamically scale your analytics applications up and down, and dramatically lower the cost of using data science to help your patients and customers.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how the CDC built on AWS to create a market for health related data to securely and reliably allow for healthcare facility collaboration, and to utilize this data for geo-mapping of disease clusters and diseases detection algorithms.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how the FDA built a FedRAMP compliant platform on AWS to input adverse drug event reports in a semi-automated fashion with 99.7% accuracy and with reduced cost.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how Flatiron Health utilizes AWS HIPAA-eligible services to connect healthcare centers across the United States securely share real-world cancer data and enable data analytics.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how Cerner uses AWS and big data to gain actionable, real-time insights, simplifying healthcare delivery while reducing costs for payers, providers, and patients.

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  • Patient Engagement
  • Patient engagement

    AWS helps healthcare organizations connect with their patients and customers. Our breadth of services make it simple to ingest data as well as connect mobile devices or sensors to the cloud. Once the data is stored in AWS it’s easy to analyze the data, or store it short- or long-term.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how MedStar Health developed a patient engagement portal powered by AWS to offer patients a reliable and efficient way to search for doctors, services, and locations, and make medical appointments.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how Babylon built and seamlessly globalized a mobile application to allow patients to have virtual consultations with doctors, and take advantage of a medically focused artificial intelligence stack.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how Halodoc used AWS to reduce its time to market by 30% for its healthcare tele-consultation mobile app, supporting its more than 500% growth in user base in just six months.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how ZocDoc moved all-in on AWS for its online healthcare scheduling services, allowing it to innovate faster, implement deep learning algorithms, and deliver 3x more in product engineering.

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  • Clinical Information Systems
  • Clinical information systems

    Running your clinical information system on AWS brings unprecedented levels of scalability, flexibility, and agility. Deploying on AWS means that you always have the right infrastructure at the right time, regardless of whether your network covers a city, a region, or an entire country.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how Orion Health worked with APN Partner Logicworks to build one the largest health information exchanges in the US on AWS, allowing it to scale its platform to handle millions of patient records in a HIPAA-compliant manner.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services worked with APN Partner Cloudticity, to go all-in on AWS, allowing them to scale capacity to handle the >12 million patient health information messages it receives every week.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how HeartFlow’s non-invasive coronary CT technology uses AWS to securely upload angiogram data from the hospital to the cloud, and then allows providers to view information via a secure web interface.

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  • Storage & Archiving
  • Storage & archiving

    Leverage highly durable options for short- and long-term storage that are extremely cost-effective. For example, you can store data in an archive less than a penny per GB per month. And our storage services, like all our services, come with pay-as-you-go pricing.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how Philips HealthSuite digital platform relies on the security and scalability of AWS for storing >15PB of patient data, and to help protect data as its platform grows at a rate of one petabyte per month.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how Change Healthcare uses AWS to handle millions of confidential transactions daily from its clients while maintaining full compliance with healthcare industry regulations, including HIPAA.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how Oscar Insurance built a new HIPAA-compliant health insurance platform and analytics solution on AWS in just three months, allowing it to process more than 25 million historical insurance claims in hours. 

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  • Compliance
  • Compliance transparency & hardening

    Build applications that improve your security and compliance posture, particularly via Compliance as Code and services that automate security and compliance, like Amazon CloudWatch. You can also rely on an ecosystem of technology partners that can improve monitoring and transparency.

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    Compliance eBook

    In this education ebook, learn the advantages for using AWS for healthcare compliance and explore APN Partners that can help implement compliant solutions for healthcare customers.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study, learn how the Cleveland Clinic worked with APN Partner ClearData to build a HIPAA-compliant application on AWS that allows them to get the right data to their doctors at the right time.

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    Customer case study

    In this case study learn, why NextGen Healthcare moved to the AWS Cloud to utilize HIPAA-eligible services and how that has allowed them to enhance the customer care experience.

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Select case studies and resources

View all the healthcare payer & provider case studies and related resources

Cerner case study

In this case study, learn how Cerner uses AWS and big data to gain actionable, real-time insights, simplifying healthcare delivery while reducing costs for payers, providers, and patients.

Learn more »

GE Healthcare case study

In this case study, learn how GE Healthcare orchestrates the secure sharing of healthcare data on the GE Health Cloud to improve data collaboration across primary care, specialists, and care settings.

Learn more »

Babylon case study

In this case study, learn how Babylon built and seamlessly globalized a mobile application to allow patients to have virtual consultations with doctors, and take advantage of a medically focused artificial intelligence stack.

Learn more »

Omada Health case study

In this case study, learn how Omada Health was able to quickly build a digital diabetes prevention program with mobile and web applications that are HIPAA-compliant and HITRUST certified.

Learn more »

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AWS Security Blog: How to automate HIPAA compliance

In this three-part blog series, learn how to architect for a typical HIPAA compliance process and improve security, speed, and reliability.

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Healthcare big data whitepaper

In this whitepaper, learn three ways the cloud can help manage healthcare's digital data tsunami.  

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Healthcare digital transformation whitepaper

In this whitepaper, learn how cloud-based analytics are supporting healthcare's digital transformation.

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Blog: store, protect, and optimize your data

AWS Architecture Blog: Store, protect, optimize your healthcare data on AWS

In this blog, explore typical reference architectures for storing structured and unstructured healthcare data in a secure fashion.

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