Thursday, September 22, 2016

HIPAA Compliance in the Cloud

Listening to Huy Huynh, Sr Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services talking about HIPAA Compliance in the Cloud at the HL7 International Work Group meeting.

Huy is currently supporting Netflix and architecting a solution to ingest 4 Petabytes of data per day into a data aalytics pipeline.

His background includes stints at IBM and Kaiser Permanente.

Cloud = On-demand computing utility delivered via the Internet.

83% of Healthcare organizations are using cloud services.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
– Privacy Rule
– Protected Health Information (PHI)
– Security Rule
– Breach Notification
– Enforcement rules (Office of Civil Rights)
– Final Omnibus Rule (2013) identified the role of Business Associates

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