If you’re new to the healthcare arena, you’re faced with a big decision when it comes to protecting and storing your ePHI: do you set up your own in-house data center or do you outsource to a third-party HIPAA compliant data center?
ByteGrid takes HIPAA compliant hosting seriously. As we’ve said before, compliance isn’t an add-on for us. Compliant hosting is our mission. That’s why we were the first commercial data center to receive an EHNAC accreditation. We’re here to help healthcare organizations stay ahead of hackers.
Rather than wonder and worry about how secure your ePHI is, ask you HIPAA data center the following questions to make sure you’re fully protected. Depending on their answers, you may have peace of mind, or you might need to worry about a data breach or some other disaster.
You have options for renting or owning your home, your car, and even your servers. There are two solutions to choose from, so we’ve laid out a few of the reasons for utilizing each one.
You know you need to be HIPAA compliant. But can’t you just find one of the many HIPAA hosting companies and outsource compliance to them?
The HIPAA Security Rule provides guidance on several safeguards that must be met to be HIPAA compliant. Among the administrative safeguards is the requirement for a risk assessment of your security management processes. However, a thorough risk analysis affects all three of the safeguards in the Security Rule.
Cloud service providers vary in what they offer and how they operate their data centers, so it’s important to ask the right questions to ensure you’re getting the service you need.
Are you searching for a HIPAA compliant cloud to host your PHI, but aren’t sure what to look for and where to turn? There are many options out there for cloud hosting, but you need to be careful. Choosing a HIPAA compliant cloud hosting service can help you reach compliance, but it’s in no way a guarantee.
Technology changes occur almost daily, and federal agencies need to manage these new opportunities and approaches for the effective delivery of IT solutions.
If you’re a healthcare provider or a vendor providing products or services to the healthcare industry, you understand the importance of protecting health information. Whether you collect, transmit, process, or just store protected health information (PHI), you need to meet the security safeguards of HIPAA.