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NoOps: How Extreme Automation Is Accelerating Healthcare Innovation

Cloud computing has paved the way for a new generation of faster software development and deployment, known as DevOps. Healthcare organizations leverage DevOps to improve security, agility, efficiency, and to deliver software faster. ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in DevOps, NoOps

AWS Savings Plans 2020

AWS has introduced two new Savings Plans this year. They both offer substantial savings compared to On-Demand compute pricing.  The Savings Plans can be used in conjunction with Reserved Instances (RIs).   Read this blog to understand the ... Read more
| Author Nicole Chaika, tagged in aws cost optimization, cloud cost, aws savings plans

Choosing a HITRUST Cloud Hosting Partner: 6 Things To Know Before You Buy

Healthcare, life sciences, and genomic organizations are moving to the cloud in order to harness the power of faster software development and deployment, improved performance, and lower operational costs. ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in

Cloud Adoption in Healthcare: Breaking the Barriers into a Healthier World

We all know that America is in the midst of a public health crisis and that we will face a shortage of up to 95,000 physicians by 2025. The good news is that there are many technologists out there who see the problem and are actively creating ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in Compliance, Security, cloud partner, cloud-native healthcare technology, cloud migration

Oxygen’s Unified Logging Service Can Replace Expensive Third-Party Tools

Everything you do in your AWS environment creates a log, and every log plays an important role in keeping your customers’ data safe. If you’ve been keeping up with our blog, you know that having the ability to store, analyze, and retrieve these ... Read more
| Author Rob Williams, tagged in Compliance, audit logs, Unified logging

HITRUST Vs. HIPAA – What's The Difference?

In the world of healthcare security, regulations, and compliance, HIPAA and HITRUST are often seen as being the same. Actually, though HIPAA compliance and HITRUST certification are not interchangeable, they are certainly related. ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in cloud partner, HIPAA vs HITRUST, HITRUST certification

Get A Head Start On Compliance Issues With Unified Logging

Logs are crucial component of virtually any network. From recording data retrievals and monitoring traffic to keeping track of updates and flagging errors, every action that takes place in your AWS environment creates a log. ... Read more
| Author Rob Williams, tagged in Compliance, audit logs, Unified logging

Your Secure AWS Environment – Now With Even More Checks

Thanks to our expanded library of Oxygen automated compliance checks, your AWS environment has gotten even more secure. ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in Oxygen™ Release Notes

How The Cloud Cuts HITRUST Cost, Complexity, And Timelines

More and more healthcare organizations are discovering that HITRUST certification is critical to their success. While it’s not mandated, many providers and payers require their vendors be HITRUST certified. Because of the rigor of the process, ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in

Cloudticity Oxygen Compliance - A New HITRUST Audit Experience

Now that you are acquainted with HITRUST and have chosen to continue your journey, I want to thank you again for being proactive! If this is your first compliance series post, please start below: If you are new to HITRUST, start here. To get a ... Read more
| Author Thomas Zinn, tagged in Technical Articles, Healthcare Industry, About Cloudticity, Compliance, Security, Encryption, HITRUST, Cloudticity, Healthcare, audit