HIPAA Compliant Database Hosting

IoT Security Risks, GDPR and Healthcare Data

Many technology professionals are excited by the significant benefits and enhancements the Internet of Things (IoT) can bring to the healthcare sector. The future of IoT healthcare data and the enhancements that can be offered to the patient’s care are intriguing, unfortunately, there are many obstacles that must be overcome to make it a viable technology for the healthcare profession.

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Can MongoDB Be HIPAA-Compliant?

When you consider a HIPAA compliant database for storing protected health information (PHI), you may wonder if a NoSQL solution such as MongoDB is a strong choice. If using MongoDB, you can take steps to make sure your database stays compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) – both in choosing the right flavor of MongoDB and understanding its security features.

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HIPAA Data Breach Answers from an Expert

Q&A With Gillware Forensics Investigator Nathan Little

Will Ascenzo is a blogger, copywriter, and technical writer for Gillware Data Recovery and Gillware Digital Forensics.

With how prevalent data breaches are in the news cycle now, data breaches seem to be every big business’ bête noire. Most at risk of data breaches and cyber attacks are organizations in the financial industry and healthcare industry. Due to the sensitivity of the healthcare data and HIPAA regulations regarding the unauthorized access to and disclosure of protected healthcare information, the threat of data breaches presents a particular problem to HIPAA-covered entities and business associates of all shapes and sizes.

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Top 5 Biggest Data Breaches, and What Hosting Companies Learned

Data: our whole world runs on it in some form or fashion.

It defines our business decisions, it lets us buy anything we want, delivered the next day, and it even tells our sports teams who should bat next in the lineup.

The power of data is immense. And when that power falls into the wrong hands, it generates such enormous problems that it can take years to sort them out.

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Cloud Database Hosting for Small Business: Why It’s Ideal

If you’re talking about innovation and competition in the modern economy, you will inevitably wind up talking about the subject of data. It’s no secret that we rely on data for everything whether it be strategy or tactics. This, of course, leads us to the topic of “big data” which for the past decade has been touted as the difference maker in a business’ ability to gain a better understanding of the complex factors, including customer behaviors, that are contributing to a business’ success or even failure.

Of course, simply collecting the data isn’t the whole story. There are infrastructure concerns that need to be met when implementing large databases. You need somewhere to keep your database. Not only that, but the hardware needs to be up to the task of handling the processing power required to run the database and allow it to be accessible. Many small businesses are turning to Cloud Hosting as the solution that fits their needs best.

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HIPAA Hosting for SQL DB

This article looks at recent high-profile HIPAA violations and a discussion about a hosting solution for a HIPAA compliant database using Windows SQL:

  • Major Violations in Hollywood & the New Year
  • Real-World Scenario – HIPAA Consultation
  • How AssistRX Meets its Compliance Needs

Major Violations in Hollywood & the New Year

HIPAA was recently in the news when it was discovered that some of the data compromised by the Guardians of Peace hackers who infiltrated Sony Pictures was protected health information (PHI). Becker’s Health IT & CIO Review noted that the PHI that was accessed “[included] claim appeals submitted to Sony such as diagnosis and disability codes, health plan member IDs, and any health or medical information provided outside of Sony’s health plans.”

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HIPAA Web/Database Hosting Solution – A Real World Scenario

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Healthcare companies must be in full compliance with federal regulations in order to avoid fines. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) contains law applicable to the handling of protected health information (PHI) by healthcare plans, clearinghouses, and practices. Title II of the act includes a Privacy Rule and Security Rule, which are of special concern to covered entities when working with business associates – such as web hosting companies – on their IT architectures.

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Securing PHI for Behavioral Healthcare Organizations – A Real World Scenario

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Our site shares a large amount of information with medical companies about finding viable HIPAA Storage Hosting and infrastructural solutions. We’ve found that the general information we provide meets the needs of many businesses. However, it also assists many professionals to be able to get a feel for the process through specific situations.

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Encryption for HIPAA Compliance: A Quick Primer

If you are an IT professional or otherwise have knowledge of Internet standards, you are probably familiar with SSL (secure sockets layer) security certificates and the concept of encryption. Essentially, any encryption method scrambles data using an intricate codification system and decoding protocol. In the case of SSL certificates, for example, a public key is held by the server and private key is provided to each user.

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Security Concerns for HIPAA Data

Glenn September 21, 2012 by under HIPAA Compliant Database Hosting 0 Comments

Security Concerns for HIPAA DataThe Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted in 1996 to address security and privacy concerns with health data.  The act identifies policies, procedures, and guidelines for maintaining the privacy and security of individually identifiable health information.  These standards are intended to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the United States health care system by encouraging the use of electronic data transactions.

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