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Move to the cloud?
Cloud computing is a model of computing where the IT infrastructure, applications and data are delivered to the end user as a service over the internet. Cloud computing provides the following benefits:
Data Security Concerns?
Legitimate concerns about data security in the cloud, trusting a third-party with confidential patient healthcare information and potential disastrous consequences of a data breach have held back many healthcare organizations from moving their ePHI to the cloud. The HIPAA Final “Omnibus Ruling” promises to alleviate these concerns and spur the adoption of cloud computing in the healthcare sector. According to the Omnibus Rule, cloud service providers and other business associates are directly liable for a data breach. Just like the covered entity, business associates are also responsible for implementing the same administrative, physical and technical safeguards for ensuring the security and privacy of the electronic protected health information(ePHI).
Leverage the cloud to:
Reap the benefits of cloud computing while ensuring that your confidential data is safe and secure
Where do I start?
Making the move to the cloud requires careful planning and research. Deciding which in-house applications to migrate to the cloud or which third-party cloud services to use depends on your organizational needs and desired outcomes.
All cloud services are not equal
Partnering with the right cloud service provider is critical to a successful and secure cloud deployment. The cloud service provider (CSP), its technology, people and processes play a critical role in the success of your business. After all,you are trusting the vendor with your critical business applications and data.
Kinara Insights will help you make an informed decision through the careful consideration of all the critical issues. We will take the time to understand your business needs, research potential solutions/vendors. From project planning to completion, we will be there with you every step of the way.