This article will look at what the health care industry is doing to meet HIPAA compliance, save on IT costs and ensure security is baked in as well.
There are a multitude of SaaS (cloud or ASP) offerings across the health care industry. Many small practices cannot afford traditional IT, regulatory compliance and security services. With a SaaS solution, health care providers can focus on the business, rather than the technology, used in the business process.
Some of the key advantages are:
Most SaaS venders host services and data in separate data centers built on separate power grids. One data center serves as the primary data center; the second data center serves as a backup to the primary, should a natural disaster cause a disruption at the primary site.
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