Encryption and Security in a #HealthcareIT Cloud: Outsourced Storage and Content Management Technology Considerations

Encryption & Security

  • The handling of data by a 3rd party represents additional challenges in terms of security
  • The local appliance handles secure communications link between the site and the cloud
  • The cloud application should manage both database and data set in an encrypted format (patient identity is a high a risk as the data itself!)
  • Data center should be an accredited secure facility if it handles PHI
For more information on TeraMedica or to enroll in the VNA Institute of Technology, visit: http://www.teramedica.com or http://www.vnait.org

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