Tag: HIPAA hosting

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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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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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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HIPAA Data Breaches Result in Hit to Patient Loyalty & High Costs

Another case of stolen, unencrypted laptops has compromised the health data of 729k patients – affecting Medicare patients across six different California hospitals within the AHMC Healthcare Inc. system. Two laptops were stolen from an office with physical security in … Continue reading

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Information Security: Your Complete Guides to Data Regulatory Compliance

Our online guides to information security (infosec) and compliance are scattered across our website and blog, but here’s a roundup of our best and most relevant resources that relate to this year’s Detroit SecureWorld security and compliance sessions, tomorrow and … 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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Online Tech Heads to Indy: 2013 HCCA North Central Regional Compliance Conference

Online Tech is heading to Indy this Friday, October 4 to exhibit encrypted HIPAA hosting solutions at the 2013 Healthcare Compliance Association’s North Central Regional Compliance Conference. HCCA is a member-based organization for compliance professionals in the diverse healthcare field, including hospitals, group … 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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