Physical Therapy Clinic Migrates to Cloud for HIPAA Compliance and Operational Efficiency

THE CHALLENGE

Fast Growing Clinic Wants IT Services Help To Manage Progress

The Norwood Corporation, a physical therapy practice, was on a growth spurt and was acquiring multiple techniques to maintain up with demand.
While this was nice for businesses, they knew they might have difficulty managing a patchwork of different IT systems. Every office had its set of {hardware} and software, which made data inaccessible to other employees.
This was inefficient, not to mention expensive, and with additional development on the horizon, it was essential to consolidate all applications and data across every office. They were also concerned with HIPAA compliance and were unclear about which offices met the required standards.
Fixing this quagmire was job one before any more development could occur!

THE SOLUTION

Migrating to Cloud-based Data Center for HIPAA Compliance

Oceancber recommends that Norwood Corporation moves to a centralized, cloud-based model for all their data and applications.
After carefully auditing each office, we devised a migration plan that may cause the minimum amount of disruption possible. A due diligence security audit was additionally performed across the board to ensure that all physical, network and process security measures have been in place to ensure HIPAA compliance.
Proactive cybersecurity management and monitoring, data encryption software and a robust data backup and disaster recovery solution we all integral parts of the proposed security solution, which is crucial for healthcare organizations.
An ongoing managed IT and security companies plan was also agreed upon to keep Norwood Corporation on point, utilizing technology to help them grow and compete whereas keeping security top of mind!

THE IMPACT

Streamlined Day-to-day Operations and Long-Term Strategic IT Planning

The clinic’s newly upgraded network structure and centralized data centre meant patients and employees could now move from one location to another and still access all information, bringing speedy benefits to day-to-day operations.
This new solution meant that opening new clinics could be much simpler and cost much less, avoiding the expense of putting in and maintaining software and {hardware} in every location.
Improving digital security across the company was critical, as maintaining HIPAA compliance was a high priority.
Oceancyber continues to offer 100 per cent of Norwood Corporation’s technology needs, from day-to-day management to strategic technology planning, to help this business provide the ultimate patient care.