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BridgeHead and ClearDATA Offer their Medical Archive in the Cloud

BridgeHead’s Unique Capabilities Enable ClearDATA to Provide Medical Archive that Supports both DICOM and Non-DICOM Data in the Cloud

Woburn, MA and Phoenix, AZ – March 4, 2013 – BridgeHead Software, the Healthcare Data Management company, today announced a partnership with ClearDATA Networks, the leading healthcare cloud computing platform and service provider, to bring comprehensive vendor neutral archive (VNA) and general Medical Archive services to the company’s HealthDATA cloud solution. BridgeHead’s unique capabilities to support DICOM and non-DICOM data will allow hospitals worldwide to store, protect and share both clinical and administrative data in the cloud.

“The partnership with BridgeHead is symbiotic as the company shares ClearDATA’s dedicated focus on supporting the healthcare environment,” said Darin Brannan, CEO of ClearDATA Networks. “BridgeHead’s unique Healthcare Data Management (HDM) Solution allows hospitals to efficiently and effectively manage all of their data. This, combined with our expertise in delivering cloud solutions, enables us to collectively offer a comprehensive solution to our customers. In addition, we hope to leverage BridgeHead’s significant presence in the healthcare market to increase cloud adoption by hospitals, clearly a priority for this unique collaboration.”

The HealthDATA solution comprises an ultra-secure, HIPAA-compliant, highly reliable and scalable cloud computing platform and hosting services designed exclusively for the healthcare market. As part of the ClearDATA family, BridgeHead’s Medical Archive, incorporating a Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA), provides an environment equipped to manage the full range of data within a hospital. From the clinical side this includes (but is not limited to) DICOM images from radiology departments or scanned patient information. Additionally, the solution manages more generic, unstructured file data such as emails, documents and spreadsheets found across the healthcare enterprise.

“ClearDATA occupies a unique position in the market as a healthcare-specific cloud provider. As a result, they recognize that healthcare has particular governance, compliance and data issues that need to be adhered to,” said Tony Cotterill, chief product officer and founder of BridgeHead. “We look forward to working with ClearDATA to bring the critical capabilities of cloud-based Healthcare Data Management to hospitals.”

Based on hardware from HP, a long-standing partner of both BridgeHead and ClearDATA, the new Medical Archive solution will offer a variety of options for healthcare organizations to archive clinical and administrative data in the cloud, depending on the specific level of service, availability and failover required by hospitals. For example, a customer can choose to simply store healthcare data in the cloud, or deploy a high availability gateway on site. BridgeHead’s Healthcare Data Management (HDM) Solution is well suited for both of these applications.

 

March 5, 2013 I Written By

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 15 blogs containing almost 6000 articles with John having written over 3000 of the articles himself. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 14 million times. John also manages Healthcare IT Central and Healthcare IT Today, the leading career Health IT job board and blog. John launched two new companies: InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com, and is an advisor to docBeat. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can also be found on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit and Google Plus.

BridgeHead and ClearDATA Offer their Medical Archive in the Cloud

BridgeHead’s Unique Capabilities Enable ClearDATA to Provide Medical Archive that Supports both DICOM and Non-DICOM Data in the Cloud

Woburn, MA and Phoenix, AZ – March 4, 2013 – BridgeHead Software, the Healthcare Data Management company, today announced a partnership with ClearDATA Networks, the leading healthcare cloud computing platform and service provider, to bring comprehensive vendor neutral archive (VNA) and general Medical Archive services to the company’s HealthDATA cloud solution. BridgeHead’s unique capabilities to support DICOM and non-DICOM data will allow hospitals worldwide to store, protect and share both clinical and administrative data in the cloud.

“The partnership with BridgeHead is symbiotic as the company shares ClearDATA’s dedicated focus on supporting the healthcare environment,” said Darin Brannan, CEO of ClearDATA Networks. “BridgeHead’s unique Healthcare Data Management (HDM) Solution allows hospitals to efficiently and effectively manage all of their data. This, combined with our expertise in delivering cloud solutions, enables us to collectively offer a comprehensive solution to our customers. In addition, we hope to leverage BridgeHead’s significant presence in the healthcare market to increase cloud adoption by hospitals, clearly a priority for this unique collaboration.”

The HealthDATA solution comprises an ultra-secure, HIPAA-compliant, highly reliable and scalable cloud computing platform and hosting services designed exclusively for the healthcare market. As part of the ClearDATA family, BridgeHead’s Medical Archive, incorporating a Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA), provides an environment equipped to manage the full range of data within a hospital. From the clinical side this includes (but is not limited to) DICOM images from radiology departments or scanned patient information. Additionally, the solution manages more generic, unstructured file data such as emails, documents and spreadsheets found across the healthcare enterprise.

“ClearDATA occupies a unique position in the market as a healthcare-specific cloud provider. As a result, they recognize that healthcare has particular governance, compliance and data issues that need to be adhered to,” said Tony Cotterill, chief product officer and founder of BridgeHead. “We look forward to working with ClearDATA to bring the critical capabilities of cloud-based Healthcare Data Management to hospitals.”

Based on hardware from HP, a long-standing partner of both BridgeHead and ClearDATA, the new Medical Archive solution will offer a variety of options for healthcare organizations to archive clinical and administrative data in the cloud, depending on the specific level of service, availability and failover required by hospitals. For example, a customer can choose to simply store healthcare data in the cloud, or deploy a high availability gateway on site. BridgeHead’s Healthcare Data Management (HDM) Solution is well suited for both of these applications.

 

 

 

March 4, 2013 I Written By

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 15 blogs containing almost 6000 articles with John having written over 3000 of the articles himself. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 14 million times. John also manages Healthcare IT Central and Healthcare IT Today, the leading career Health IT job board and blog. John launched two new companies: InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com, and is an advisor to docBeat. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can also be found on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit and Google Plus.

ClearDATA Spotlights Latest Healthcare Cloud Computing Solutions at HIMSS13

HIMSS13, New Orleans, LA - ClearDATA Networks, Inc., the leading healthcare cloud computing platform and service provider, today announced it will be exhibiting its HealthDATA™ Cloud Computing Platform and latest technology solutions at the HIMSS13 Conference being held March 3-7, 2013 in New Orleans, LA. ClearDATA will be exhibiting its services at the HIMSS Conference in Booth #1375 and HP Booth #1627.

ClearDATA provides HIPAA compliant cloud hosting, offsite backup and disaster recovery, medical image storage and VNA services, and related information security and privacy services  to healthcare organizations ranging from single provider practices to large hospital networks. Over 210,000 healthcare professionals currently access the ClearDATA Cloud Computing Platform.

“We selected ClearDATA as our cloud hosting services provider because of its exclusive healthcare focus and expertise, unique HealthDATA cloud platform, high standards for HIPAA compliance and security, and excellent reputation in the industry,” states Daniel Morreale, CIO of Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. Kingsbrook began its move to the ClearDATA HealthDATA Cloud in order to reduce capital expenses on hardware, lower IT costs, and minimize the risk of lost data due to hardware failures or natural disasters.

“Moving our data center to the ClearDATA HealthDATA Cloud Platform enables us to significantly reduce IT costs, improve our overall system performance and reliability, and comply with government security standards,” stated Jason R. Merkley, CEO and President of Brookings Health System.. Brookings is moving its data center systems, Meditech software and other applications to the ClearDATA HealthDATA Cloud to eliminate significant capital expenses for servers, storage, and other hardware as well as reduce IT costs associated with support and maintenance.

ClearDATA also partners with healthcare-specific software companies to offer healthcare providers secure, HIPAA-compliant private cloud hosting services to support their SaaS offerings or to cloud-enable their client-server offerings. Some of the largest and most successful brands in the industry as well as up and comers and mid-market healthcare software companies continue to choose ClearDATA’s HealthDATA Cloud Platform as the best-of-breed  platform and managed services provider of choice, and as an strong alternative to general cloud hosting providers that serve broad markets and numerous industries.

About ClearDATA

ClearDATA Networks, Inc. is the market leader for healthcare cloud computing and information security services for healthcare providers, software vendors and VARs, and 100% dedicated to the healthcare field. ClearDATA’s HealthDATA™ Suite of Cloud Computing Solutions enable providers to fully automate, protect, and securely manage healthcare medical records, applications, IT infrastructure and digital storage. The company provides HITECH HIPAA-compliant cloud hosting of infrastructure with managed services, offsite backup and disaster recovery, medical image backup and VNA, healthcare information security and world-class support. For more information, call 602-635-4000, email: sales@)cleardata.net or visit: http://www.cleardata.net.

March 1, 2013 I Written By

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 15 blogs containing almost 6000 articles with John having written over 3000 of the articles himself. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 14 million times. John also manages Healthcare IT Central and Healthcare IT Today, the leading career Health IT job board and blog. John launched two new companies: InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com, and is an advisor to docBeat. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can also be found on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit and Google Plus.

Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center Selects ClearDATA for HIPAA Compliant Cloud Hosting Services

Phoenix, AZ, February 18, 2012 – – ClearDATA Networks, Inc., the leading healthcare cloud computing platform and service provider, today announced that Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, a 782-bed medical training institution, comprised of a 316-bed acute care hospital and a 466-bed adult and pediatric skilled nursing long-term care facility, has selected the ClearDATA HealthDATA™ Cloud Computing Platform as its hosting and offsite backup solution.  Kingsbrook decided to begin migrating its IT infrastructure to ClearDATA’s HIPAA compliant cloud in order to reduce capital expenses on hardware, lower IT costs, and minimize the risk of lost data due to hardware failures or natural disasters.

“Providing optimum health services to the community is the top priority for Kingsbrook, and utilizing an efficient technology strategy through cloud computing allows us to achieve that goal in a more productive and cost effective manner,” states Daniel Morreale, CIO of Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. “We selected ClearDATA as our cloud hosting services provider because of its exclusive healthcare focus and expertise, high standards for HIPAA compliance and security, and excellent reputation in the industry.”

“ClearDATA is honored and excited to provide healthcare cloud computing services to the nationally recognized Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center,” said Darin Brannan, President and CEO of ClearDATA Networks, Inc. “Kingsbrook sets and achieves the highest standards for healthcare organizations in the areas of medical practice, community service, and also technological innovation and implementation.”

About Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center

Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, celebrating its 85th year, is a 782-bed teaching Medical Center, dedicated to meeting the health needs of one of Brooklyn’s most culturally diverse communities. Clinical Centers of Excellence include; The Kingsbrook Rehabilitation Institute, offering acute and sub-acute Rehabilitation Medicine/The Institute is home to Brooklyn’s only designated Traumatic Brain Injury Center, The Bone & Joint Center including specialists in joint replacement, sports injuries and foot/ankle conditions and The Neurosurgical Specialty Center, offering a comprehensive team approach to those with a brain injury, tumors, stroke, aneurysms and certain spine conditions. Kingsbrook is accredited by The Joint Commission and is a member of the Greater New York Hospital Association and the Healthcare Association of New York State. For more information on Kingsbrook, visit www.kingsbrook.org.

About ClearDATA

ClearDATA Networks, Inc. is the market leader for healthcare cloud computing and information security services for healthcare providers, software vendors and VARs, and 100% dedicated to the healthcare field. ClearDATA’s HealthDATA™ Suite of Cloud Computing Solutions enable providers to fully automate, protect, and securely manage healthcare medical records, applications, IT infrastructure and digital storage. The company provides HITECH HIPAA-compliant cloud hosting of infrastructure with managed services, offsite backup and disaster recovery, medical image backup and VNA, healthcare information security and world-class support. For more information, call 602-635-4000, email: sales@)cleardata.net or visit: http://www.cleardata.net.

February 18, 2013 I Written By

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 15 blogs containing almost 6000 articles with John having written over 3000 of the articles himself. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 14 million times. John also manages Healthcare IT Central and Healthcare IT Today, the leading career Health IT job board and blog. John launched two new companies: InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com, and is an advisor to docBeat. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can also be found on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit and Google Plus.

Asterino & Associates Moves Medical Billing Software to the ClearDATA Cloud to Ensure Data Protection and Streamline Operations

MS Office, SQL Server, and MS Exchange also Moved to ClearDATA Cloud

Phoenix, AZ, October 15, 2012 – – ClearDATA Networks, Inc., the leading healthcare cloud computing platform and service provider, today announced that Asterino & Associates, Inc (A&A),a leading provider of medical billing and practice management services  located in Scottsdale, AZ, has moved its on-premise data center including; medical billing software, MS Office Suite, SQL Server, and MS Exchange servers to the ClearDATA Healthcare Cloud Platform.  After careful analysis, A&A determined that moving its software applications to the cloud would provide greater data security, increase redundancy and streamline operations by allowing its staff to focus on delivering excellence within its medical billing and collections business and state of the art security and efficiency capability.

A&A provides medical billing and collection services to physicians and healthcare systems across the United States. By hosting its applications and servers with ClearDATA, A&A is able to provide a high performance, reliable, billing services to clients regardless of their location. Cloud hosting also enables them to cost effectively scale its business by adding virtual servers and storage as needed, instead of having to purchase and maintain additional capacity

“Moving our applications and infrastructure to the ClearDATA cloud allows us to focus more on our core competency rather than maintaining our datacenter,” said Christopher J. Asterino, Chairman & CEO of Asterino & Associates.  “It is important to achieve “Best Practice” in all aspects of our business.  This relationship achieves our objective with regards to data security, redundancy and business continuity. With leadership provided by our Advisory Board, we thoroughly researched our clients’ data needs and went with ClearDATA because of its exclusive healthcare focus and HIPAA expertise.”

About Asterino & Associates, Inc

Since 1987 Asterino and Associates, Inc. has been providing medical billing and medical practice management services to both hospital-based and community-based physician groups across the United States. Asterino and Associates, Inc.’s dedicated team of over 75 healthcare professionals are devoted to assisting medical practices meet their business objectives with revenue cycle  management inclusive of medical coding, billing and collections and practice management consulting services. For more information, visit: http://www.asterinoandassociates.com/index.html.

About ClearDATA Networks, Inc.

ClearDATA Networks, Inc. is the market leader for cloud computing and information security services for healthcare providers, software vendors and VARs, and 100% dedicated to the healthcare field. ClearDATA’s services enable providers to fully automate and securely manage healthcare medical records, applications, IT infrastructure and digital storage. The company provides HITECH HIPAA-compliant cloud and hosting infrastructure and managed cloud services, offsite backup and disaster recovery, medical image archiving, healthcare information security and world-class support. The company also offers HIPAA Security Risk and Remediation services to hospitals and providers in order to ensure that they meet the rigorous standards of HIPAA security required for protected health information to demonstrate Meaningful Use and to ensure a highly secure environment prior to enabling a HealthDATA Cloud platform installation. For more information, call 602-635-4000, email: sales@)cleardata.net or visit: http://www.cleardata.net.

November 22, 2012 I Written By

Tech-Time Selects ClearDATA HIPAA-Compliant Offsite Backup & Recovery Service for 25 Hospitals

Phoenix, AZ, November 7, 2012 – – ClearDATA Networks, Inc., the leading healthcare cloud computing platform and service provider, today announced that Tech-Time, Inc., a Billings, Montana- based IT service provider for rural healthcare providers, has selected ClearDATA’s HIPAA-compliant Offsite Backup and Recovery service for its client base of 25 hospitals and additional healthcare providers Tech-Time specializes in meeting the processing needs of rural health care providers, small and rural hospitals, nursing homes, and clinic facilities.

“As healthcare organizations face ever increasing storage needs, tighter IT budgets, and stricter regulatory requirements, cloud-based offsite backup and recovery offers the most cost effective, secure, and reliable solution available with today’s technology,” said Jim Moore, VP Sales and Marketing at Tech-Time, Inc. “Tech-Time selected ClearDATA for this service based on the company’s exclusive healthcare focus, HIPAA security expertise, and excellent reputation with customers large and small in the industry.”

“ClearDATA is excited to partner with Tech-Time and provide HIPAA-compliant offsite backup and recovery services to their numerous healthcare clients,” said Darin Brannan, CEO of ClearDATA Networks, Inc. “Tech-Time’s in-depth experience and skills in both technology and healthcare enable it to deliver a highly advanced and extremely valuable service to the healthcare community and organizations in Montana.”

About Tech-Time, Inc.

Tech-Time specializes in meeting the information processing needs of rural healthcare providers while meeting the standards of the America Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Our products and services are oriented toward satisfaction of the unique clinical, fiscal and management requirements of non-urban providers. We are a service oriented company focused on proactively addressing the ever-changing demands of the healthcare industry. For more information, visit www.techtimeinc.com.

About ClearDATA Networks, Inc.

ClearDATA Networks, Inc. is the market leader for cloud computing and information security services for healthcare providers, software vendors and VARs, and 100% dedicated to the healthcare field. ClearDATA’s services enable providers to fully automate and securely manage healthcare medical records, applications, IT infrastructure and digital storage. The company provides HITECH HIPAA-compliant cloud and hosting infrastructure and managed cloud services, offsite backup and disaster recovery, medical image archiving, healthcare information security and world-class support. The company also offers HIPAA Security Risk and Remediation services to hospitals and providers in order to ensure that they meet the rigorous standards of HIPAA security required for protected health information to demonstrate Meaningful Use and to ensure a highly secure environment prior to enabling a HealthDATA Cloud platform installation. For more information, call 602-635-4000, email: sales@)cleardata.net or visit: http://www.cleardata.net.

November 17, 2012 I Written By

MU Medical Utilizes ClearDATA Healthcare Cloud Platform to Provide Nationwide Billing Services

Phoenix, AZ, November 13, 2012 – – ClearDATA Networks, Inc., the leading healthcare cloud computing platform and service provider, today announced that MU Medical Management, an Arizona-based, practice management and medical billing services provider, is hosting its Vitera Intergy EHR/Practice Management software on ClearDATA’s HIPAA-compliant HealthDATA Cloud Platform.  MU Medical utilizes the billing function within Intergy to provide billing services to doctors and facilities across the United States. Hosting with ClearDATA eliminated MU’s need for new servers and increased its productivity by not having to manage its systems, applications, security, and compliance.

By moving its Vitera Intergy EHR to the HealthDATA Cloud, MU can effectively provide a high performance, reliable, billing services to clients regardless of their location. The Cloud infrastructure  also allows MU Medical to cost effectively grow its business by adding virtual servers and storage as needed, instead of having to purchase additional computers.

“Hosting our EHR with ClearDATA allows us to expand our services to healthcare organizations nationwide with minimal expense,” said Chris Meola, Director of Operations for MU Medical Management. “We’ve been hosting with ClearDATA for nearly eighteen months and enjoy great peace of mind from the reliability, security, HIPAA compliance, and backup protection their HealthDATA cloud platform provides us. Their support staff is excellent.”

About MU Medical Management

Mu Medical Management was established in 2004 and services doctors and medical facilities across the United States. Its clients range in practices from highly-specialized to generalists. Our Mu Medical team is highly experienced in the nuances of Practice Management, Medical Billing and Coding and electronic health records (EHR). Each member of our team is a certified billing and coding professional and we are proud members of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and the Arizona Medical Group Management Association (AzMGMA). For more information, visit: http://www.mumedical.com/ or call: (480)-314-7528 x111.

About ClearDATA Networks, Inc.

ClearDATA Networks, Inc. is the market leader for cloud computing and information security services for healthcare providers, software vendors and VARs, and 100% dedicated to the healthcare field. ClearDATA’s services enable providers to fully automate and securely manage healthcare medical records, applications, IT infrastructure and digital storage. The company provides HITECH HIPAA-compliant cloud infrastructure and managed cloud services, offsite backup and disaster recovery, medical image archiving, healthcare information security and world-class support. The company also offers HIPAA Security Risk and Remediation services to hospitals and providers in order to ensure that they meet the rigorous standards of HIPAA security required for protected health information to demonstrate Meaningful Use and to ensure a highly secure environment prior to enabling a HealthDATA Cloud platform installation. For more information, call 602-635-4000, email: sales@)cleardata.net or visit: http://www.cleardata.net.

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ClearDATA to Assist Nebraska Regional Extension Center Members in Achieving Meaningful Use

Phoenix, AZ, August 16, 2012 – – ClearDATA Networks, Inc., the leading healthcare cloud computing platform and service provider, today announced that they will offer services that include HIPAA-compliant cloud computing, offsite backup, disaster recovery, and information security to Wide River Technology Extension Center’s members (Nebraska’s Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center).  ClearDATA services are designed to help providers achieve Meaningful Use, reduce IT costs, improve productivity, and ensure regulatory compliance.

“Active and effective Regional Extension Centers like Wide River TEC provide greatly needed IT expertise and important services to healthcare providers and organizations in their respective states,” said David Bean, executive vice president of sales and marketing, ClearDATA Networks, Inc.  “ClearDATA is pleased to offer our expertise and technical services to Nebraska’s healthcare providers in support of the REC mission.” ClearDATA is currently in working relationships or active partnerships with other numerous RECs throughout the country to assist them in fulfilling their missions.

Medical practices adopting EHRs must demonstrate that patient health information is secure according a Department of Health and Human Services rule published in July 2010. That rule, which set requirements for providers receiving EHR Incentive Payments, established two sets of objectives –15 core objectives and 10 menu objectives, from which providers chose five.  The security of patient health information is a core or required objective, specifically, providers must conduct a Security Risk Analysis or if already done, have risk management in place specific to the new risks associated with an EHR.

About Wide River TEC

Wide River TEC was awarded the Regional Extension Center cooperative agreement through an objective review process by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC).  In this role Wide River TEC serves as the designated organization in Nebraska to support primary health care providers in EHR adoption and meaningful use. To learn more about EHR adoption, meaningful use and other areas of health IT, visit www.healthit.gov. To learn more about Wide River TEC, please visit www.widerivertec.org.

About ClearDATA Networks, Inc.

ClearDATA Networks, Inc. is the market leader for cloud computing and information security services for healthcare providers, software vendors and VARs, and 100% dedicated to the healthcare field. ClearDATA’s services enable providers to fully automate and securely manage healthcare medical records, applications, IT infrastructure and digital storage. The company provides HITECH HIPAA-compliant cloud and hosting infrastructure and managed services, offsite backup and disaster recovery, medical image archiving, information security and world-class support. The company offers HIPAA Security Risk and Remediation services through its U.S. Healthcare Compliance division to the healthcare industry in order to ensure that they meet the rigorous standards of security required for protected health information to demonstrate Meaningful Use. For more information, call 602-635-4000, email: sales(at)cleardata(dot)net or visit: http://www.cleardata.net.

September 18, 2012 I Written By