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What does the cloud bring to the table for healthcare organizations when it comes to data storage, availability, and ability to meet HIPAA compliance standards?
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But how can you be sure they’ll adhere to these controls when it comes to your data or applications in the cloud? Make sure you sign a business associate agreement (BAA) with your HIPAA hosting provider outlining their obligations and responsibilities to meet compliance.
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Otava provides the secure, compliant hybrid cloud solutions demanded by service providers, channel partners and enterprise clients in compliance-sensitive industries. By actively aggregating best-of-breed cloud companies and investing in people, tools, and processes, Otava’s global footprint continues to expand. The company provides its customers in highly regulated disciplines with a clear path to transformation through its effective solutions and broad portfolio of hybrid cloud, data protection, disaster recovery, security and colocation services, all championed by an exceptional support team. Learn more at www.otava.com.