Extension of product suite provides new optionality for healthcare organizations with a mature footprint in the cloud to efficiently protect patient medical records against security, privacy and compliance threats.
AUSTIN, Texas (Sept. 30, 2020) — ClearDATA®, the leader in healthcare public cloud security, compliance and privacy, is ringing in National Cybersecurity Awareness Month with the extension of their cloud-native, compliance management Software as a Service (SaaS) product, ClearDATA Comply™ to evaluate and remediate security vulnerabilities in existing healthcare cloud environments. All healthcare market segments – including those with existing applications in the cloud – can now engage the software to provide an efficient scan paired with a security and compliance report of their cloud environment, or alternatively, they can enable proprietary ClearDATA Comply automated safeguards and remediation.
Over the last five years, cloud adoption by healthcare and life sciences organizations has accelerated to meet patient care demands, improve interoperability and drive the recent spike of virtual care and diagnostics processing resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. While healthcare’s cloud adoption still lags behind many other industries, the market size continues to grow driven by market requirements to modernize antiquated systems and harness the power of the cloud. Now, Comply will provide greater impact to the healthcare industry with a turnkey solution that meets customers where they are in their cloud journey.
“Comply provides flexibility for healthcare organizations new to the public cloud and those already implementing advanced cloud-based technologies, with one primary goal: the protection of sensitive patient data,” said Suhas Kelkar, Chief Product Officer at ClearDATA. “The newly expanded ability to scan and report, with or without the application of automated safeguards and remediation, will provide critical support for a maturing healthcare market in which much of the industry’s arsenal is tethered to cloud resources.”
Previously, ClearDATA Comply provided powerful security and compliance resources for organizations building applications on the cloud. The extension provides additional flexibility for deployment within existing cloud environments, particularly those with strict management controls. Healthcare clients can choose to first deploy in an evaluation-only mode, resulting in a comprehensive, actionable report that clearly identifies areas of non-compliance and, therefore, increased vulnerabilities. Customers can choose to resolve identified vulnerabilities on their own, leveraging Comply automated remediation, or engage ClearDATA managed services or professional services for a comprehensive security and compliance solution.
“Our platform provides remote monitoring to cardiac patients – particularly those living with the new challenges of this COVID-19 environment,” said Louay Gargoum, Chief Technology Officer at Implicity. “There is no margin for error within our technology and, as we actively scale and expand our footprint into the U.S. market, we require a security and compliance partner that can not only aid in the acceleration and advancement of our platform but can provide security and compliance guidance, enforcement and support. The Comply deployment within Implicity’s platform environment has provided the flexibility to implement advanced cloud-based tools like AI technology without compromising compliance safeguards and remediation.”
ClearDATA Comply multi-cloud solution is available on all major public clouds, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform – designed to meet, monitor, and manage privacy and compliance obligations in the cloud throughout the lifecycle of an application. As of today, Comply automatically evaluates and configures hundreds of controls across commonly used cloud services that process, transmit or store sensitive patient data (PHI/PII). Popular cloud services supported by Comply include Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (AWS EC2), Amazon S3, Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), Azure Machine Learning, Azure Storage Accounts as well as PaaS based services like AWS Elastic Kubernetes Services (EKS), Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) and many more.
With Comply, healthcare organizations can achieve peace of mind through cloud-native, automation-first security and compliance and establish real-time, multi-cloud visibility of compliance status through a single pane of glass. To learn more about ClearDATA Comply, visit https://www.cleardata.com/comply.
Healthcare professionals across the globe trust the ClearDATA HITRUST-certified cloud to safeguard their sensitive data and power their critical applications available across the major public cloud platforms. Healthcare organization customers receive one of the most comprehensive Business Associate Agreements (BAA) in the industry, combined with market-leading healthcare-exclusive security and compliance solutions and multi-cloud expertise. ClearDATA’s innovative platform of solutions and services protects customers from data privacy risks, improves data management and scales their healthcare IT infrastructure, enabling them to focus on improving healthcare delivery, every single day. For more information, visit ClearDATA at www.cleardata.com.
Implicity provides remote monitoring and research platform used by electrophysiology centers to deliver better care quality for their patients with connected Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices. On this platform, Implicity aggregates, normalizes and standardizes data from any implantable cardiac device across all manufacturers. Furthermore, Implicity carries out R&D on AI-based algorithms aiming at improving patient care and serving the future of preventive medicine. With its project Hydro, Implicity will be able to develop AI solutions through Health Data Hub, one of the world’s largest database of patients with heart diseases in the world. Implicity covers 30,000 patients in over 60 medical facilities across Europe and the United States. The company has 35 employees including a dedicated team focused on R&D.