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The health care industry is one of the most heavily-regulated industries in the United States. These regulations stem from efforts to ensure quality, to facilitate the government's role as purchaser of care, and to respond to provider efforts to increase the demand for their services.
Based on the scope and complexity of the coming changes in the way patient data is stored, accessed and shared, it is almost certain the health care industry will see an increase in breaches of PHI and PII, raising the importance of effective, security controls, monitoring, and response planning.
CIO's and IT professionals within the health care industry are tasked with achieving a balance between the demand for universal access to information and the need to ensure security. Your challenge is to secure access to network resources, to protect confidential patient information, and to ensure the network is available to all who need it. Added to this is the challenge of achieving compliance with increasing regulatory requirements like HIPAA and SOX.
InfoSight can help you transform your information from a burden to a valuable strategic asset. We'll help you manage data growth, keep data accessible and minimize risk, and ensure compliance with ever-changing regulations.
Health care or healthcare is the prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the preservation of mental and physical well-being through the services offered by the medical and allied health professions. The health care industry incorporates several sectors that provide health care services and products such as health care equipment and services as well as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and life sciences. Generally, health care consists of hospital activities, and medical and dental practices; however, there is another class of health care that consists of activities not performed by hospitals, physicians or dentists. This includes functions carried out by, or under the supervision of nurses, physical therapists, scientific or diagnostic laboratories, and pathology clinics, among others.
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