"Health industry CIOs have a pressing need for reliable, financially secure third parties or business associates that will help address the technical, physical and administrative safeguard requirements under HIPAA security rules," said Lynne Dunbrack, program director, Connected Health IT at IDC. "Offering a secure computing capability backed by strong performance-level agreements will be compelling to these CIOs."
All health-care-focused offerings are provided from Terremark's cloud-enabled data centers in Miami, Fla., and Culpeper, Va., which meet a rigorous set of applicable HIPAA security controls as well as other security requirements. These include PCI-DSS Level 1 Compliant Service Provider, ITIL v3 based best practices, and facility clearances up to Department of Defense, Top Secret. In addition, Terremark's world-class facilities provide stringent service-level agreements on power, environmentals and availability in order to provide an enterprise-class experience for clients.
Verizon's health IT practice offers a comprehensive portfolio of managed, IT and consulting services for the health care industry to help transform patient care delivery, enhance access to care and better manage costs.
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