Healthcare providers are looking to cloud computing to safeguard PHI, demonstrate Meaningful Use, and safely enable widespread staff use of mobile devices while complying with the newest HIPAA updates. This is particularly challenging given the added constraints of tighter budgets, smaller staffs, and greater stakeholder demands. Some providers hesitate to move HIPAA-centric applications and workloads to the cloud. They see HIPAA compliance as a moving target that never settles in one place long enough to generate confidence. All too often, that’s the wrong strategy. This whitepaper outlines a five step process for achieving HIPAA compliance and protecting PHI in the cloud amidst the challenges that all providers face.
Migrating to a new EHR can be the largest undertaking in the history of a health system presenting significant challenges to operations, clinical workflows, their process for documenting care and keeping the health system’s revenue flowing. If you are migrating to a new EHR there are five myths that will cause chaos throughout your organization. This white paper describes these myths, the chaos they cause and what can be done to eliminate it.