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Verizon promotes digital security solutions for healthcare organizations


Verizon promotes digital security solutions for healthcare organizations
Enterprise Verizon Solutions has rolled out a cloud and data center basic products lineup specifically developed to assist the health care industry fulfil the United States federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations for protecting all kinds of digital health information.
Verizon boasts it is one of the most modern providers to deliver such kind of applications on the market, which will contain the safe archiving of all means of electronic protected health information (ePHI) in special Verizon's Terremark data centers. Embraced by the cloud, health care constituents can integrate and legally share all patient information and data almost in real-time, as well as store vast amounts of data for electronic health records and all kinds of radiology imagery. Also, health care become enabled to centralize their data so they can work with them more smoothly. Verizon’s VoIP and IP products array is readily available; Verizon cover a wide span of associated industries in the healthcare, health insurance, pharmaceutical and other co-lateral segments a complete roster of public and private cloud products that meet relevant physical, legal and security standards laid down by HIPAA. Verizon’s services list includes packages of Colocation, Managed Hosting, Enterprise Cloud, Cloud Express Edition and Cloud Private Edition. Together with every single service, Verizon also covers a special HIPAA Business Associate Agreement, as the tool by which Verizon works tightly with customers to safeguard their patients' relayed ePHI. "Nowadays health care provider is challenged by the huge and expensive stockpiles of issues about the secure health information for patients," stated Dr. Peter Tippett, VP of Verizon's health IT practice. "In order to address this hot demands, we are delivering to market a package of cloud services that makes health care operators to safeguard patient data while taking away the burden of installing and handling their own data storage and processing centers. By launching an interconnected health care system, we desire to revolutionize U.S. health care delivery." As boasted by company, experts estimate the market for secure and resilient computing and security products will expand fast within the time period of next couple of years, as physicians, clinics and hospitals transit from paper-based to IP, VoIP and digital record keeping in a focus to improve the overall performance of patient care and minimize expenditures. The U.S. federal government has endorsed that health care entities migrate completely to electronic health records within two years or will be fined by means of cut Medicare and Medicaid payments. "Health industry operators have a growing demand for resilient, financially independent third parties or other partners that will help meet the technical, physical and other security requirements in framework of HIPAA security regulations," commented Lynne Dunbrack, program director at IDC. "Delivery of a protected computing features supported by solid performance-level contracts will be the hard issue for these CIOs." All healthcare industry offerings are brought up from Terremark's cloud embedded data centers in Miami, and Culpeper, Va., which meet a stringent list of active HIPAA security controls and related security parameters and indicators. The list includes PCI-DSS Level 1 Compliant Service Provider, ITIL v3 built best operational patterns, and specific security clearances up to federal Top Secret. Also, Verizon’s facilities provide robust agreements on power consumption, environmental issues in order to provide a corporate-class performance for customers.


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