Many VARs are looking to profit from health care-related cloud storage services. But with profit comes responsibility. Whether you build your own or offer another’s service, the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act dictate that you guard protected health information (PHI) in the custody of your client. HIPAA and HITECH (which is a set of add-on rules that extend the reach of HIPAA) require more than just a guarantee of PHI privacy and security: They dictate that PHI be portable, available to doctors for patient treatment, error-free and that access to it be recorded.

Alvaka Networks is available to for IT consulting and support services to our clients and prospective clients in southern California and elsewhere. Our consultants can be dispatched from Irvine, Long Beach, Orange, Tustin, Chatsworth, Pasadena, Lake Forest, Murrieta and many other cities. We can help you create a migration plan and budget that is based upon our standard methodology, but customized to fit your needs. Whether you need Network Monitoring, Backup and disaster recovery systems, IT service and support, penetration tests and vulnerability assessments, Alvaka Networks is ready to serve you 24x7x365.

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