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What Is a BAA and Why Is It Essential for HIPAA Compliance?

For healthcare organizations, complying with HIPAA regulations is mandatory. Your organization needs to implement robust internal policies and process to safeguard the protected health information (PHI) you are generating, sharing, and storing. At ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in hipaa

What Is NIST 800-53 and Why Does It Matter for Healthcare Organizations?

As part of your efforts to comply with rigorous HIPAA rules, your healthcare organization might benefit from implementing security and privacy controls outlined in National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-53. ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in Security, Healthcare, NIST

Implementing a Zero Trust Security Strategy in Healthcare

Data security and privacy are of the utmost importance in the healthcare industry. Businesses operating in this field have data resources that include protected health information (PHI) and may also encompass credit card payment information. This ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in

Cloud Solutions for Healthcare: Which Are Right for You?

Is the cloud in your future? Across industries, businesses are moving to the cloud to improve agility, enhance availability, and access new technologies while eliminating large capital expenditures. ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in cloud migration healthcare

Disaster Recovery as a Service: Definition, Benefits, and Types

Disaster recovery (DR) is a critical component of protecting information technology (IT) resources. In the absence of a reliable DR plan, companies risk outages that affect the business and even cause them to lose customers. The ability to quickly ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in cloud managed services, cloud security

Why Move Epic EHR to the Public Cloud - Benefits for the Team

First, do no harm – is the prime directive for doctors and other medical professionals. IT professionals follow a similar, if less elegant, cautionary principle: If it’s not broken, don’t fix it.  ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in Epic

FedRAMP vs FISMA Similarities & Differences | Cloudticity

Navigating the labyrinth of federal compliance standards is an uphill battle even for the most experienced and savviest of government contractors or federal agencies. Case in point? FedRAMP and FISMA. ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in

Why You Should Store Medical Records in the Cloud

Before 2009, fewer than 10 percent of non-federal acute-care hospitals were using electronic health records (EHRs). The HITECH Act of 2009 sparked a change by incentivizing adoption of new technologies in healthcare. It also mandated that providers ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in cloud managed services, cloud migration healthcare

What Are the 3 Main Cloud Computing Service Models? SaaS, PaaS, IaaS

The three main cloud computing service models are Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). Each model has distinct characteristics that make it appropriate for addressing specific types of ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in cloud managed services

Cybersecurity in Healthcare Overview

Cybersecurity attacks continue to rise in the healthcare industry. Organizations face not only a growing number of threats but also an increasing variety. Hackers are constantly developing new ways to access and steal the highly valuable patient ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in Security