Peak 10 Recognized in Gartner 2016 Market Guide for Cloud Service Providers to Healthcare Delivery Organizations

A confluence of digital innovations and government-mandated reforms is transforming healthcare, presenting both challenges and opportunities for the IT staffs expected to help power many of the changes. It’s not surprising that many IT professionals in the healthcare industry are leveraging a mix of cloud services to help meet compliance challenges and respond to market changes — all while reducing or controlling costs. To offer guidance for healthcare CIOS for navigating the cloud market, Gartner released the 2016 Market Guide for Cloud Service Providers to Healthcare Delivery Organizations.1 One of those players is Peak 10.

Peak 10’s Cloud Services

Peak 10’s portfolio of cloud services is structured to ease the burden on customers seeking compliance, specifically in regard to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule, to optimize security and performance. Combining enterprise-class infrastructure, physical security and a variety of technical controls, Peak 10’s cloud features multiple layers of protection to help keep electronic protected health information (ePHI) and other sensitive data secure, limit access to it and to monitor, defend against and mitigate cyber assaults and threats.

Peak 10 has experience working with a wide variety of healthcare providers that include: inpatient and outpatient providers, healthcare systems, hospital systems, physician and skilled nursing practices, long-term care facilities, insurance providers, healthcare service providers and many others. These companies rely on Peak 10 to support mission-critical systems and applications including, but not limited to, EMRs and EHRs; Disaster Recovery (DR) for EHRs; Revenue Cycle Management (RCM); virtual desktops and mobile devices; big data analytics; and ecommerce for hospitals.

Why Peak 10 for Healthcare? ANSWER: Expertise

  • Peak 10 customers have access to its annual audit report of healthcare information privacy controls (AT 101) for data center operations.
  • Since 2010, Peak 10 has undergone HIPAA compliance assessments, and has supported HIPAA and HITECH compliance even longer.
  • Peak 10 is among the few vendors that offer cloud infrastructure configured specifically with managed services to help “covered entity” clients meet many HIPAA security requirements for protecting electronic PHI (ePHI).
  • Peak 10 will sign business associate agreements (BAAs), and has the appropriate physical, technical and administrative safeguards that support them.
  • Peak 10 has works with numerous customers in healthcare and related industries such as healthcare providers, biomedical, pharmaceutical and insurance. Many are repeat customers or have worked with Peak 10 for more than 10 years.
  • Peak 10’s understanding of the healthcare industry is further supplemented by its own dedicated research time, including a national study of approximately 150 US healthcare organizations that identified many of pressures and concerns experienced by healthcare organizations.

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1 Gartner “Market Guide for Cloud Service Providers to Healthcare Delivery Organizations” November 16, 2016 by Gregg Pessin, Barry Runyon 

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