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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

Choosing a Cloud Managed Services Provider: 12 Tips

The right managed cloud service provider can help your organization speed the adoption of public cloud services, develop apps or analyze data safely and securely, and focus more on core business objectives. ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in cloud managed services


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 Kate Wang, tagged in fhir

Is HITRUST Worth It? The Benefits of 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

What is the Cost of HITRUST CSF Certification in 2024?

Healthcare organizations remain prime targets for cyberattacks. According to the HIPAA Journal, there were 725 large security breaches in healthcare reported to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in ... Read more
| Author Jerry Shaffer, tagged in HITRUST certification, HITRUST CSF, HITRUST cost, HITRUST certification cost

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 You Need Next-Gen Cloud Managed Services for Healthcare

You’ve made the decision: the cloud is your next destination. Whether you want to develop new apps, analyze large volumes of clinical data, or deliver other innovative services, public clouds can offer the scale, agility, and cutting-edge ... Read more
| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in cloud managed services, managed services

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