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Three Common HIPAA Risks Lurking in Your Azure Environment

Microsoft Azure is a popular public cloud provider for healthcare organizations, where maintaining HIPAA compliance is always a paramount concern.  ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in azure, hipaa

Growing Our Team for Customer Success: Cloudticity Welcomes Amber Glauser, RN

Cloudticity would like to introduce and welcome to Amber Glauser, RN — our new customer success director!  ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in

Four Key Reasons For Modernizing Your Health Information Exchange Infrastructure

We all know how much progress has been made on the Electronic Health Record (EHR) front. But digitization of data was only the first step. Ensuring the data are accessible, manageable, and exchangeable is also key. ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in Compliance, HITRUST certification, HITRUST CSF

Why Choose Cloud-Native Services for Data Interoperability? Here Are 5 Benefits

In the past few decades, the volume of data generated in the healthcare industry has grown tremendously. New laws, such as the HITECH Act, have accelerated the digitization of healthcare records. Meanwhile, a proliferation of healthcare devices, ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in HITRUST

HL7 V2 vs. FHIR: Key Differences in Healthcare Data Exchange Standards

Enabling the seamless exchange of healthcare data among applications and systems is vital for realizing the full benefits of electronic health information. But for decades, data remained trapped within proprietary systems. To share information, ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in fhir

How The Cloud Is Improving Healthcare Data Interoperability

Healthcare providers generate a tremendous amount of data. Hospitals and doctors’ offices use computer systems for managing patient information such as records, tracking, and billing. All of these systems need to communicate with each other when ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in healthcare data interoperability, cloud-native healthcare technology, healthcare data management

4 Reasons Healthcare Vendors Need HITRUST Certification

For companies that want to sell into healthcare, HITRUST certification is becoming increasingly critical for success. With 81% of providers and 83% of payers adopting the framework, and many of them requiring their vendors to follow suit, it’s ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in HITRUST

Where To Start With HIPAA Compliance On Microsoft Azure

Healthcare organizations are increasingly migrating to the cloud. They are using public cloud services to host patient-facing apps, generate new clinical and operational insights, facilitate collaboration among healthcare teams, and store ... Read more
| Author Mikael Grondahl, tagged in azure, hipaa

The ONC Cures Act Final Rule - Technical requirements summary

The 21st Century Cures Act rolls out significant changes that will transform how the healthcare industry exchanges data at a fundamental level. The act will take advantage of new standards and technologies to empower the patient while modernizing ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in fhir, 21st Century Cures Act, ONC Final Rule

Cloudticity HITRUST Inheritance Program – Accelerate Your Path To HITRUST Certification

HITRUST certification is many things. It’s a shortcut to securing your system against the danger of data breaches; a process for ensuring compliance with HIPAA and other regulations; and a competitive edge for your business in the increasingly ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in Compliance, HITRUST certification, HITRUST CSF