), a dominant provider of online backup and recovery solutions,
was selected by Rose City Urgent Care and Family Practice in
Portland, OR, to facilitate security and confidentiality of its
stored data as mandated under the Health Insurance Portability
and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Rose City permits practitioners to use their own methodology for
treating patients; hence provider-specific forms, charts and
documents clutter on practitioners' computers. Carbonite was
selected to provide back-up facility for all mission-critical
server information and individual data at an affordable rate
without compromising on data security.
The HIPAA Regime
Intending to guard valuable patient information, HIPAA has
imposed a multitude of privacy and security implementation
safeguards. HIPAA lays the groundwork for fundamental data
protection and is critical for businesses which are dedicated to
the healthcare industry.
Compliance with HIPAA's administrative, physical and technical
safeguards is crucial for ongoing business operations of
healthcare organizations and other associated institutions that
store personal health information. In case the privacy and
security of the patient information is compromised, the
associated healthcare organizations face harsh penalties. This
safeguards the risk of data theft.
Carbonite remains at the forefront of compliance with
regulations, as it continues to promote a seamless transition of
healthcare companies to ensure HIPAA compliance by preserving the
confidentiality, integrity and security of their data.
Carbonite's Pro and Server solutions are formulated to meet the
data privacy and security requirements of HIPAA by providing
continuous and automatic online backup and recovery of vital
patient data. Its backup system automatically and continuously
uploads encrypted copies of customer's files to servers known as
Carbonite Personal Cloud. While affordable and easy to implement,
Carbonite's solutions provide adequate security measures to
safeguard against unauthorized access.
Carbonite currently holds a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). Other
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