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    Why your business should never invest in hardware IT infrastructure...EVER AGAIN!

    Posted by CoreSpace Admin on Apr 20, 2016 10:50:38 AM

    For many businesses, the thought of sending all their vital information into something as ethereal-sounding as “the cloud” provokes anxiety. If you’re used to a big, solid computer in your office being responsible for all your backups, trusting the cloud can take some convincing. Even though you can’t see your data by glancing at your server, its hulking presence is so reassuring.

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    Tags: Data Centers, General IT, Technical Info

    IT Outages, How Much Does It Really Cost for Your Business to be Down?

    Posted by CoreSpace Admin on Apr 20, 2016 10:22:43 AM

    Could your company afford to be out $8,000 a minute? Ours neither.

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    Tags: Colocation, Data Centers

    If You Have PHI, You Need a BAA

    Posted by CoreSpace Admin on Apr 20, 2016 10:12:39 AM

    Long gone are the days of simple handshake agreements. Medicine is big business, and a focus on guarding patient privacy means the paperwork will stack up. A business associate agreement (BAA) is one of many parts of total HIPAA compliance, and an essential part at that.

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    Tags: BAA, PHI, ePHI, information security

    Top Things to Look for in a HIPAA Cloud Provider

    Posted by CoreSpace Admin on Apr 5, 2016 10:04:18 AM

    Can your business afford a $1.5 Million fine; how about just $100K? Leave your sensitive health information vulnerable and you could be looking at a similarly costly HIPAA violation.  

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    Tags: Hosting, Cloud, HIPAA

    Securing ePHI: Choose a HIPAA Compliant Data Center and Safeguard Your Business

    Posted by CoreSpace Admin on Apr 1, 2016 4:54:56 PM

    Last year one out of every three Americans had their protected health information (PHI) compromised during a healthcare data breach, according to the Hacking of Health Care Records Skyrockets report.

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    Tags: Data Centers, Data Security, ePHI, HIPAA, Technical Info

    Phase 2 HIPAA Audits are Coming - Is Your Medical Practice Ready?

    Posted by CoreSpace Admin on Mar 25, 2016 4:17:16 PM

    Early 2016 heralds Phase 2 of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) HIPAA auditing program, according to the National Law Review. Covered entities will be scrutinized for their measures to protect patients’ privacy and security, and to fulfill breach notification requirements when necessary.

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    Tags: General IT, HIPAA, Technical Info

    HIPAA Violations Hit Healthcare Organizations Hard

    Posted by CoreSpace Admin on Mar 20, 2016 4:05:20 PM


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    Tags: Data Security, HIPAA

    Find a Cloud Provider That's Serious About HIPAA

    Posted by CoreSpace Admin on Mar 10, 2016 2:38:10 PM

    The days of being slapped with a benign warning letter post-HIPAA investigation are over.

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    Tags: Cloud, HIPAA

    Why a Fast Encrypted HIPAA Compliant Cloud is Critical to Your Business

    Posted by CoreSpace Admin on Mar 1, 2016 2:20:24 PM

    Storing sensitive patient health information in the cloud has great advantages, and great risks. But a huge portion of businesses are moving to the cloud because it’s by far the most efficient and scalable path for businesses to grow without focusing on maintaining a hardware infrastructure. The trick for individuals in the healthcare field is finding a safe, secure and HIPAA compliant cloud service that handles medical information properly.

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    Tags: Cloud, Data Security, HIPAA

    HIPAA Audits: BIG Fines Hurt Small Business

    Posted by CoreSpace Admin on Feb 15, 2016 6:18:18 PM

    While everybody knows that failing to comply with HIPAA brings consequences, many people don’t realize how severe they are. The good news is that no matter how bad your noncompliance is, there is a maximum annual civil penalty. The bad news – especially for small business owners -- is that the maximum annual civil penalty is $1.5 million. People who are found criminally liable may be imprisoned for up to 10 years.

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    Tags: HIPAA, Technical Info

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