08-10-12 | Blog Post
Online Tech will be sponsoring and exhibiting at the Michigan Chapter of HIMSS fall conference, HITECH Status in Michigan – Navigating for the Future of Electronic Health Records. Hosted on September 25-26, 2012, the event will be held at the Detroit-Novi Crown Plaza in Novi.
This HIMSS chapter event will feature three health IT tracks:
As a HIPAA hosting provider with proven compliance by an independent auditor, Online Tech provides secure and compliant hosting solutions for healthcare and related software-as-a-service (SaaS) organizations.
We’re one of the first and few 100% HIPAA compliant hosting and HIPAA compliant data center providers that have undergone an independent audit by a CHP (Certified HIPAA Practitioner) and CHSS (Cerified HIPAA Security Specialist) and can provide a copy of our audit report to clients under NDAs (non-disclosure agreements).
We also sign business associate agreements (BAAs) to clarify our role and responsibilities when it comes to protecting your personal health information (PHI) and breach notification policies.
About Michigan HIMSS
The Michigan Chapter of HIMSS (MI-HIMSS) is dedicated to improving information systems management in Michigan’s health care institutions. MI-HIMSS was formed in the Spring of 2002. Chapter members come from diverse backgrounds, all involved in some aspect of health care information systems and management. Our members consist of professionals from hospitals and clinical organizations, third-party payers, administrators, information technology systems vendors, consultants, management engineers, telecommunications professionals, physicians, nurse and medical informatics professionals, and essentially anyone interested in the trends of health care information and management systems.
HIMSS is a cause-based, not-for-profit organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare. Founded 51 years ago, HIMSS and its related organizations are headquartered in Chicago with additional offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. HIMSS represents more than 44,000 individual members, of which more than two thirds work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations. HIMSS also includes over 570 corporate members and more than 170 not-for-profit organizations that share our mission of transforming healthcare through the effective use of information technology and management systems. HIMSS frames and leads healthcare practices and public policy through its content expertise, professional development, research initiatives, and media vehicles designed to promote information and management systems’ contributions to improving the quality, safety, access, and cost-effectiveness of patient care.