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Cloud security concerns persist in healthcare field, here’s why data is more secure with cloud hosting provider

When the Ponemon Institute’s fourth annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy & Data Security was released earlier this month, it stated that use of cloud services is the second-highest security risk concern for healthcare organizations. Employee negligence was the runaway … Continue reading

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Sage advice: Healthcare space ‘a great opportunity and a significant burden’

Scared of HIPAA? Don’t be. It represents huge opportunities for the IT world. That was the message from April Sage, Director of Healthcare IT for Online Tech, when she joined Karl Palachuk on his ‘Odd Tuesdays‘ podcast yesterday. (Find the … Continue reading

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Online Tech at HIMSS14: Cloud protects PHI with encryption from front end to backup

If you’re a member of a healthcare company at HIMSS14 this week, chances are you’re looking for innovations to improve patient outcomes at lower costs. As outlined in a recent press release, Online Tech will exhibit its innovative approach to … Continue reading

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HIPAA Omnibus Rule & OCR Targeting Covered Entities and Business Associates in 2014

Over the past couple of years, the HIPAA Omnibus Rule has been hovering its head over health care organizations, Software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies and anyone holding, processing, or transmitting Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) and Electronic Health Records (EHRs). With 2014 … Continue reading

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Liveblogging from the HIMSS Midwest Area Chapters Fall Technology Conference

Online Tech is heading to Milwaukee to Rock IT Around the Clock! That’s the theme for the HIMSS Midwest Area Chapters Fall Technology Conference November 10-12, where we’ll be exhibiting our HIPAA hosting solutions at booth #501. Morning Keynote: Howard … Continue reading

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Online Tech Exhibits HIPAA Hosting at Indiana Healthcare Symposium

Next week Online Tech is going to be doing a lot of traveling throughout the mighty Midwest. On November 13-14th we’ll be heading to the JW Marriot in Indianapolis for the Indiana Healthcare Symposium. It is sponsored by the Indiana chapter Healthcare … Continue reading

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HIPAA Encryption: Protecting Patient Data on Tablets & Smartphones

A guest blog from HITECHAnswers.net lists security tips from HHS.gov to help ensure that patient data is secure in a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) environment that includes the use of personal devices such as iPhones and iPads in the … Continue reading

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Online Tech Exhibits HIPAA Hosting at Midwest HIMSS Fall Technology Conference

In less than two weeks Online Tech is headed to Milwaukee for the Midwest HIMSS Fall Technology Conference. We’re going to “Rock IT Around the Clock”, with a reception at the Harley Davidson Museum, and then two days of health … Continue reading

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Clarifying Healthcare Cloud Security Questions to Manage Patient Data Risk

A few weeks ago, we attended the HIMSS Privacy & Security Forum in Boston and liveblogged the panel discussion, Managing Security Risks of Health Data in the Cloud. The speakers provided a list of questions to ask in order to … Continue reading

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HIPAA Compliant Cloud: Real Companies, Real Solutions

With the final HIPAA omnibus rule officially in place last week, cloud and data center providers supporting the healthcare industry are starting to sign BAAs (business associate agreements) and get familiar with the security requirements of HIPAA. But this means … Continue reading

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