Selecting a Compliant Data Center Provider

Posted by Chris Isham on Aug 31, 2017 9:07:00 AM

Compliance with evolving regulatory requirements grows increasingly challenging for today’s IT leaders. You face a barrage of technology trends that put pressure on data security and availability, including cloud services, the Internet of Things, big data, and wearable devices. Because of these advancements, research firm IDC predicts data center capacity will grow by a staggering 750% in 2020. 

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Trends in HIPAA Hosting Solutions

Posted by Chris Isham on Aug 28, 2017 9:30:00 AM

Keeping aligned with HIPAA mandates requires you to identify and evaluate trends. Some things you can expect in the near term that will affect your operation and the HIPAA hosting solutions you select include: 

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Reviewing HIPAA Compliant Hosting Services

Posted by Chris Isham on Aug 25, 2017 9:12:00 AM

HIPAA compliance is often harder than expected. Technology alone cannot ensure compliance. But for data center providers that serve healthcare organizations, HIPAA compliance becomes a way of life. Meeting stringent regulatory requirements permeates all aspects of their operation and is the focus for data center staff. 

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Managed Security Services for HIPAA Compliance

Posted by Lisa Ackerson on Aug 23, 2017 5:28:35 PM

Complying with HIPAA and HITECH regulatory requirements can seem overwhelming. Health care companies, hospitals and organizations that store, transmit or process electronic protected health information (ePHI) must ensure the confidentiality and security of patient data at all times.  

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Topics: HIPAA Compliant Hosting

Managed Security & GxP Compliant Hosting

Posted by Lisa Ackerson on Aug 23, 2017 5:24:01 PM

Outsourcing IT and hosting initiatives is a time-saving approach to compliance. It takes the work – and the concern - off your plate. You can be sure that your projects will be handled by compliance professionals within your specific industry. ByteGrid provides experts to keep your systems operating at peak performance 365 days a year.

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Topics: GxP Compliant Hosting

What to Look for in a HIPAA Compliant Cloud Provider

Posted by Chris Isham on Aug 22, 2017 9:12:00 AM

When it comes to maintaining a HIPAA compliant data center, healthcare organizations must choose between keeping IT functions in-house and outsourcing to a service provider. They also must ensure new technologies, such as cloud computing, and all outsourced services comply with HIPAA regulations. 

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How to Choose a HIPAA Compliant Hosting Company

Posted by Chris Isham on Aug 17, 2017 9:07:00 AM

An important topic in healthcare IT remains HIPAA compliance. In fact, the HITECH Act strengthened HIPAA requirements and enforcement for non-compliance. The federal government designed these laws to ensure the security of all patient medical records. 

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Finding Affordable and HIPAA Compliant Hosting

Posted by Chris Isham on Aug 16, 2017 2:12:09 PM

With the introduction of the HITECH Act of 2009, most healthcare providers now use electronic health records (EHR) as an efficient method for transmitting and sharing patient data across a network with other healthcare professionals. The EHR process provides numerous benefits to both healthcare professionals and patients. The inclusion of EHRs also creates more complex IT requirements and the need for specific regulations around electronic protected health information (ePHI.) The HIPAA compliance act aims to regulate the security of information and privacy of patient data. 

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Topics: HIPAA Compliant Hosting

Affordable and Compliant GxP Hosting

Posted by Chris Isham on Aug 16, 2017 2:08:44 PM

Organizations in the life sciences industry have been required to comply with GxP regulations for decades. This requirement certainly isn't new, but what may be new is the necessity to ensure their IT service providers and hosting providers are fully GxP compliant as well, especially since outsourcing and cloud hosting are becoming the strategy of organizations and their IT professionals in the Life Sciences vertical.

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Topics: GxP Compliant Hosting

5 Reasons Why GxP Regulated Companies Need to Ensure Their Infrastructure is Qualified

Posted by Rebecca Santorios on Aug 11, 2017 11:25:16 AM

We’ve seen white papers suggesting that infrastructure qualification doesn’t need to go below the virtual machine operating system.  We disagree.  Here are five reasons why.

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Topics: GxP, Infrastructure Qualification