The Peak 10 HIPAA-compliant Cloud is a secure cloud environment structured to ease the burden on customers seeking HIPAA/HITECH compliance, specifically in regard to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule.
Employing industry-recognized security standards, the HIPAA-compliant Cloud:
The HIPAA-compliant Cloud is designed to accommodate each customer's unique business and technical constraints. Unlike off-the-shelf cloud solutions, it can be tailored to meet customers' specific topology and service level needs so they in turn can meet the demanding requirements of their end users.
The HIPAA-compliant cloud is available as:
The HIPAA-compliant Cloud is built on Peak 10's robust infrastructure, which includes best-of- breed technologies and secure, geographically diverse data centers.
The Peak 10 HIPAA-compliant Cloud comes with round-the-clock technical support to help maximize uptime and availability and enhance security. The Peak 10 staff is continuously trained on the latest security protocols, as well as in current facilities and resource management.
While many of the requirements for HIPAA compliance are solely the responsibility of health providers, organizations and agencies that meet the definition of a "covered entity" under HIPAA, Peak 10 can also work with these customers to help devise solutions for meeting specific safeguards required by the Security Rule.
Peak 10 combines its ability to run HIPAA-compliant workloads in this secure cloud environment with managed security services to further assist customers with the technical complexities of the HIPAA regulations. These services include:
Other services are also available. In addition, Peak 10 provides customers with online access to Peak 10's annual audit report of healthcare information privacy controls (AT 101) for data center operations.
Peak 10 is audit-ready for customers who need assistance in meeting the requirements of regulatory demands of HIPAA/HITECH, as well as:
To learn more about HIPAA, visit the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) web site at: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/index.html