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HIPAA Compliant Cloud Storage for OTPs

HIPAA Compliant Cloud Storage SMARTs EHRSMART’s new EHR hosting platform features HIPAA compliant cloud storage powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) to increase efficiency, safely. AWS helps covered entities subject to HIPAA regulations process, maintain, and store protected health information.

What You Can Expect from HIPAA Compliant Cloud Storage

Improves efficiency 

Amazon Web Service (AWS) offers a broad set of global services. These include compute, storage, database, analytics, application, and deployment services. This helps organizations move faster, lower IT costs, and scale applications. Moreover, AWS is a trusted and proven solution used by hundreds of thousands of business, operating in 190 countries. Incorporating this technology enables SMART to deliver the most powerful EHR solution yet.

It also improves the speed and performance of dosing and reports by enabling simultaneous read/write processes to occur across multiple replicated endpoints. Acadia Billing manager Deb R. said “I love the fact that the billing on Monday is incredibly fast. I mean unbelievably! Tasks that usually take 15-20 minutes now take under a minute!” 

Enhances data protection

SMART’s new cloud also leverages Amazon Aurora, a database engine that delivers high-performance and reliability with real-time redundant backups and 99.995% uptime. Moreover, recovery from physical storage failures is transparent, and instant failover typically requires less than 30 seconds. Aurora’s storage is fault-tolerant and self-healing. Amazon continuously backs up six copies of your data and replicates them across three availability zones.

Improves security 

Amazon Aurora also provides SMART’s EHR users multiple levels of database security. The first level is network isolation using Amazon’s virtual private cloud (VPC). Access controls and boundaries from other networks in the AWS Cloud protect Amazon VPC. They closely resemble a traditional network that you would operate in your own data center with the benefit of the scalable infrastructure of AWS. Next is encryption-at-rest using keys you create and control through AWS Key Management Services (KMS). Lastly, encryption of data in transit using SSL. On an encrypted Amazon Aurora instance, data in the underlying storage is encrypted as are the automated backups, snapshots, and replicas in the same cluster.

Increases scalability

SMART’s shift to the highly-scalable, fully-managed AWS cloud database affords partners several advantages. Such as exclusive access to the latest developments like the SMARTBridge™. It also saves on operational costs by decreasing the need for equipment upgrades, IT resources, and EHR updates.

AATOD 2012 SMART management, inc

Thank You for Joining Us!

It was a pleasure to see every one of you at this year’s AATOD Conference.  I am very pleased that many of you were able to take the time out of your busy conference schedules to visit with me and spend time with some of the SMART Team.

As always, our interactions with you were not only enjoyable, but extremely insightful. The SMART Team always appreciates the opportunity to spend one-on-one time discussing your needs and learning more about your unique experience with our software or our services.

In Reflection

AATOD Booth

SMART ‘s New Booth!

We were encouraged to hear that our key areas of focus in the booth were a clear reflection of your expressed needs as a SMART customer.  We recognize that our customers face certain challenges and we are ready to provide solutions that exceed your expectations in the following areas:

Dianne & David Piccoli Sr. enjoying another great AATOD

Dianne & David Piccoli Sr. enjoying another great AATOD

AATOD Highlights

  • SMART’s 20th Anniversary Celebration!
  • New branding and booth reveal.
  • Customer appreciation cocktail party held at the Stratosphere, hosted with Clinical Science and VistaPharm. This was bigger than any AATOD Party to date!
  • Grand prize customer gift giveaway; congratulations to Tadiso Incorporated!
Left to right: Richard Froncillo- Director of Patient Advocacy & Peter Morris- COO

Left to right: Richard Froncillo- Director of Patient Advocacy & Peter Morris- COO

We are very excited for all of the feedback that we received about our new SMART branding, booth and product offerings.

I would like to encourage all of our SMART Partners to continue to give us feedback about our company and your specific needs. After all, your needs drive our goals for continuous improvement and customer delight.

We look forward to seeing you again in Philadelphia for AATOD 2013!

Sincerely,

David L. Piccoli, II

CEO / President