Managed cloud hosting services is a strategy being adopted by more and more successful healthcare companies and large enterprises in 2017. Companies realize the advantages of turning to managed cloud services to free IT staff’s time and allow them to focus attention on core business functions.
As the CEO of a company focused on providing highly secure, compliant services, it is somewhat astonishing to me that there are companies in our industry that do not truly understand and, as a result underestimate what it takes to be capable of providing true regulatory compliance.
The New Year is right around the corner. Time to shake off the cobwebs & set the goals for 2017. For me, that means setting compliance goals for the year. An easy place to start is with those high-value items that come to the top every year. We in regulated industries know that compliance isn’t something you can just do once & forget about, & the new year is a perfect time to look back at lessons learned and to start checking off the base items for this year.
In October, the HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR), announced the release of their guidance on HIPAA and cloud computing. The guidance clarifies some of the requirements for health organizations that want to make use of the cloud. Here are some highlights:
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In this blog, we’ll go over some of the main points to consider when partnering with a GxP or HIPAA compliant hosting provider, to help you make sure that you close any compliance gaps.
ByteGrid is the leader in GxP and HIPAA compliant hosting. As we’ve said before, compliance isn’t an add-on for us. You don’t have to try to rewrite industry standards to partner with us, since we’ve built our systems based on well-studied, established practices. We don’t need a fancy white paper trying to convince someone that compliance isn’t necessary for us because we’re so big. Compliant cloud hosting is what we do. It’s our whole reason for being.