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Top 9 Benefits of Cloud Computing in Healthcare

With70% of health ITprofessionals reporting their organizations have adopted cloud computing solutions, and another 20% expressing their desire to migrate to the cloud in the next two years, it’s safe to say that cloud computing in healthcare is in ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in

How One Genomics Company Improved Security and Accelerated Innovation

The Client BioInfoExperts provides laboratory and analytical services for infectious disease dynamics and molecular surveillance of pathogens. Incorporated in 2012 by employees with decades of experience studying pathogen genetics, its goal is to ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in cloud managed services, managed services

Ransomware Recovery for Hospitals – with Epic Read-Only on AWS

Last year, 66% of hospitals experienced a ransomware attack. When an attack strikes, the typical solution is to shut the electronic health records (EHR) system down, including disaster recovery (DR) and reporting environments, which disables the ... Read more
| Author Eric Pennington, tagged in Epic EHR

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

AWS Cost Optimization - Overview & Best Practices

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers organizations important cost advantages for building and running applications and storing data. However, despite the advantages of the cloud cost model, AWS costs can still escalate quickly. ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in aws cost optimization

Cloud Team Building: Roles & Responsibilities | Cloudticity

The world of cloud computing has experienced a meteoric rise in recent years, becoming an essential component of modern business operations. AWS alone has grown 34% over the last two years. This has sparked a significant transition in many ... Read more
| Author Josh Ray, tagged in Healthcare Industry, msp

HIPAA vs. HITRUST: What's the Difference?

HIPAA and HITRUST are often used interchangeably. Both are risk management frameworks commonly used in healthcare for data security and privacy. While the two are related, they’re not the same thing. ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in HITRUST

How Long Does it Take to Get HITRUST Certified?

HITRUST adoption in healthcare is in full swing. 81% of healthcare providers and 83% of payers have adopted the framework with business associates quickly following suit. Whether it's pressure from a customer or potential customer that's causing you ... Read more
| Author Jerry Shaffer, tagged in HITRUST

Choosing a HITRUST Assessor Firm: Seven Things to Look For

An external assessor plays a critical role in the HITRUST certification process. The assessor helps you evaluate your organization’s readiness, identifies and remediates gaps, and then conducts the actual validation assessment that you submit to ... Read more
| Author Jerry Shaffer, tagged in HITRUST

Top 10 HIPAA Compliance Issues on AWS - and how to prevent them

Healthcare organizations are discovering the many benefits of using Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud. AWS provides a development environment for creating your own web-based healthcare applications, and a scalable storage platform for ... Read more
| Author Tom Burge, tagged in aws, hipaa

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