GalaxyVisions, a New York metropolitan area based managed hosting provider, has been certified by an outside auditor to be compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. The managed hosting company is now officially qualified to handle medical records and other sensitive patient information.
The HIPAA certification means that the organization of GalaxyVisions undergone rigorous testing by an outside auditor. With the certification, the company intends to provide managed hosting services for health care providers who are looking to leverage technology to improve patient care without sacrificing reliability or security.
Some common uses of medical managed hosting include:
- Running office or billing applications
- Storing patient records securely
- Disaster recovery plans to ensure information stored elsewhere is available in case something happens to the primary data center.
“Health professionals should focus on providing the best care for their patients, not managing servers,” said Ray Sidler, chief executive officer and co-founder of GalaxyVisions. “By hosting their infrastructure with GalaxyVisions, doctors and others can take advantage of the efficiency of technology without taking up space in their offices or having to hire a dedicated staff to manage the equipment.”
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GalaxyVisions shares its data center with its sister company, ColoGuard, which already provides colocation solutions for several medical providers in the Tri-State area, including Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center.
“The entire health care industry from hospitals and doctors’ offices to insurance companies and other providers are discovering the efficiencies of electronic records. They’re also finding out about the costs and challenges,” Sidler said. “We’re here to help the medical community leverage the benefits of digital age and avoid the pitfalls.”
GalaxyVisions was founded in 2003 and is a privately held managed hosting provider located in the heart of Brooklyn, NY. It provides hosting solutions for companies of all sizes. GalaxyVisions supplies the dedicated servers, software, bandwidth and management tools needed to run almost any web-based application.