SECURE FILE SHARE AND SYNC IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY
Sharing information is very common in the healthcare industry. Doctors share x-rays with specialists for evaluation and patient files need to be sent to other healthcare providers as a part of patient care. Transfer this data securely while allowing access to medical professionals, when appropriate, from any location.
o Lifecycle Management of Data
- Medical professionals can monitor a patient’s care and treatment from start-to-finish, from admission to discharge, and from consultation to prescribing care.
o Digital Records Sharing and Management
- Transition from paper charts to Electronic Health Records (EHR) enabling the collaboration of multiple medical professionals to review a patient case in real-time to make decisions.
- Support mobile access to patient information in the doctor office, medical clinic, and hospital anytime and anywhere. o Compliant Collaboration
- Enable the sharing of confidential data such as Protected Health Information (PHI), patient lab test results, drug approvals, and other patient data. Traditional methods of sharing files over email have security risks that can compromise HIPAA and HITECH compliance and FDA regulations.
- Automatic file versioning ensures compliance, as changes made to a document will automatically deliver the newer version with instant access by all users assigned to the patient or project. o Security Controls
- Administrative controls enable permissions on folders and documents and can activate and deactivate user accounts.
- Provide a rich set of file usage and audit reports for corporate governance and regulatory compliance.
- Enable user privacy of sensitive information and implement security policies for data protection preventing exposure of personal patient data from internal corporate networks and external Internet access.
- Extensive logging functionalities help to meet compliancy regulation.
- Detailed monitoring, search and reporting allows IT to see who is storing and sharing data.
- Single sign-on (SSO), Active Directory, and group management add greater controls.
o Physician and Patient Communications
- Secure information sharing enables collaboration for improving quality of care.
- File sharing through patient portals or Personal Health Records (PHRs) enhance communication between physician and provider.