On September 23, 2013 the HIPAA Omnibus Rule went into effect. This rule provides further clarification to a complex set of requirements. It also defines some potentially catastrophic penalties associated with a Protected Health Information (PHI) or Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) breach.
Whether your company is a Business Associate, or a Covered Entity, the HIPAA Omnibus Rule has a significant impact on the policies and security measures in place for your hosting environments.
Through our HIPAA Compliant Hosting and Cloud Services, Layered Tech is able to help health care businesses offload a significant amount of the IT and business controls related to a hosting environment that contains ePHI data.
If you are attending HIMSS14, we would like to talk with you about your security and compliance strategy relative to the HIPAA Omnibus Rule. Please stop by and visit us on the exhibition hall floor in booths 6488 and 6486.
If you are not attending HIMSS14, we would still like to engage in a discussion with you. Please fill out your information on the Contact Us form and we will follow up with you.
About the Author: As Regional Sales Manager for Layered Tech, Steve Chu (@stevendkchu) brings over 9 years of experience to the Payment and PCI Compliant Hosting industry. His background prior to Layered Tech was with HMS/Micros Systems, which provides a point-of-sale solution for the hospitality industry, and also with global IT consulting firm, Sogeti Capgemini.
Published on November 19, 2013. Closed. Posted by Todd Abrams
I had the opportunity to attend and speak at recent KANAConnect events in the US and Europe. I was surprised and delighted at the breadth of discussion and focus placed on cloud computing and the forward-thinking direction of many of the attendees.
One thing that was quite clear and different from what I’d experienced at past KANA events was the overall mindset towards the cloud playing a larger role in the future growth plans of the majority of the companies in attendance.
Published on July 8, 2013. Closed. Posted by Jeff Reich
The First Annual Big Cloud Event took place in Minneapolis, MN in June. Layered Tech was a sponsor of this event, and I delivered a presentation on Big Cloud Adoption. This event was billed as the first annual; the second event is already scheduled for March of 2014 in Las Vegas, NV. Although many cloud-related topics were discussed at the event, many discussions focused on cloud adoption, or the lack thereof, for Fortune 1000 companies. Continue reading ‘Are Security Fears Keeping You Out of the Cloud?’
I have spent the last 12 years working in sales in the hosting industry, and I must say that the last 4+ have been the most interesting with the emergence of cloud hosting in the market. I spend my days working with current and future cloud users, and from what I have gathered over the past few years, new cloud adopters usually have three major concerns when it comes to hosting their applications in the cloud: Continue reading ‘Take the Plunge Into the Cloud’
Published on May 23, 2013. Closed. Posted by Steve Chu
It was a pleasure to serve as a judge for the e-Pay Innovation award at the recent ETA Expo in New Orleans, LA. The winner of the $10,000 award was Trak for developing technology aimed at moving Brazil’s population from a paper payment system to a more efficient electronic format.
This conference has grown to the point of needing to move to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
Along with the tracks offered in Mobility, Women in Tech, Infrastructure, Big Data with Analytics and IT Leadership, I participated in the Cyber Security Symposium. I moderated a panel of experts on Security – It’s All About Perspective. The panel had representation from corporate leaders, consultants and higher education. The panel members were Mark Krisak, Director of Information Security, HEB; Chip Meadows, Sr. Security Analyst, UTSA; Joe Oranday, Vice President, Enterprise Information Security, Frost; Steve Werby, President and Senior Information Security Consultant, Befriend. Continue reading ‘Tips to Guard Against Hacks and Attacks’
Layered Tech is excited that Microsoft will be a “Special Host Sponsor” for the DelTek GovWin – Cloud/Gov 2013 Conference. Microsoft Federal CTO Susie Adams and Layered Tech President Brad Hokamp will be panelists featuring discussion on “When is a cloud business solution right for your agency?” Larger agencies will be discussing when a move to the cloud is right and appropriate and what are the organizational concerns around moving to the cloud. There will be at least one Microsoft customer on the panel. Additional topics will include our co-branded product “Microsoft Dynamics for Government Cloud– Hosted by Layered Tech,” and will include a discussion on the unique security features of deploying secure private FISMA compliant clouds for Microsoft Dynamics partner solutions and the public sector. There will also be a deep dive on Layered Tech’s longstanding relationship with Microsoft and the LT Public Sector Incubation Center that Layered Tech runs for Microsoft with over 60 ISV (Independent Software Vendor) and SI (System Integrator) partners. Continue reading ‘Cloud/GOV 2013 Conference – Embracing Innovation’
We hope you can join Layered Tech at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2013 Annual Conference on March 3-7, 2013. This conference and exhibition will bring together thousands of healthcare executives and IT professionals to address the challenges and opportunities presented by today’s changing healthcare landscape.
HIMSS 2013 will feature many dynamic programs and presentations, including Bill Clinton as one of the keynote speakers. Stop by Layered Tech’s booth 5605 to learn about our HIPAA compliant hosting solutions and our ability to offer the industry’s only 100% Compliance Guarantee. Hope to see you there!
We hope you can join Layered Tech at the “Intelligence in the Cloud” workshop, which is a unique opportunity to understand the challenges of migrating secure multimedia assets to the cloud. The workshop, jointly sponsored by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA), will focus on how military and government agencies with responsibilities for intelligence gathering can safely leverage the benefits of cloud computing. Continue reading ‘Intelligence in the Cloud – Security and Compliance’