Core health IT use cases

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Security and regulatory

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Maintaining security and compliance in a highly regulated and rapidly evolving industry can be challenging. Changing standards, new regulations, and escalating risks to an organization’s reputation can make teams feel that they have to choose between managing compliance and driving innovation. AWS and AWS Partner solutions help facilitate IT infrastructure that is compliant with changing policies and regulations, allowing teams to focus on driving patient-centric innovation. 

AWS solutions & guidances

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Solution: HIPAA on AWS

Deploy a cloud architecture that helps support your HIPAA compliance program.

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Solution: HITRUST on AWS

Deploy a cloud architecture that helps support your HITRUST compliance program.

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Guidance: GDPR on AWS

AWS provides specific features and services which customers can leverage as they seek to comply with the GDPR.

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Guidance: Cloud Computing Compliance Controls Catalog (C5) on AWS

The C5 attestation can be used by AWS customers and their compliance advisors to understand security controls implemented by AWS to meet the C5 requirements as they move their workloads to the cloud.

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Guidance: ENS on AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is Esquema Nacional de Seguridad (ENS) High certified. This certification establishes security standards that apply to all government agencies and public organizations in Spain, and service providers on which the public services are dependent on.

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Guidance: HDS on AWS

HDS certification provides the necessary assurance of information security for companies who wish to host the healthcare data of French citizens in the cloud.

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Guidance: UK National Health Service Data Protection & Security Toolkit on AWS

In the UK, AWS has achieved the highest level of certification from the NHS Digital Data Security and Protection Toolkit, meaning that services can be architected on AWS in way that exceeds the requirements set by NHS Digital and the National Data Guardian.

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AxialHealthcare logo

AxialHealthcare uses data and technology to improve the well-being of patients in pain. AxialHealthcare seeks to interrupt problematic opioid-prescribing patterns with AI-powered analysis, alerts, and human intervention. Their HIPAA-compliant, virtual contact center, based on Amazon Connect, enables them to reach more customers in more places.

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Synzi logo

Synzi, a virtual care company working to drive better access to healthcare, builds its platform on AWS and offers several methods of communication that enhance the telehealth marketplace. Seeking to leverage the scalability and elasticity of the cloud, Synzi engages ClearDATA, a Premier AWS Partner, to help ensure security and compliance through configuration settings, alerts, and monitoring.

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Climedo Healths logo

Climedo Health uses AWS to create secure, cloud-native, scalable solutions to better capture and manage clinical data used by pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, hospitals, and around 150 public health offices.

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ClearDATA logo

"As healthcare digitally transforms, many companies are challenged to balance speed and agility with regulatory requirements of protecting sensitive health data and market pressures to innovate. ClearDATA operationalizes healthcare privacy and security, so customers can leverage AWS to quickly launch revolutionary therapies, diagnostics and tools without compromising valuable patient data."

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Cloudticity logo

"Cloudticity works with AWS to enable healthcare organizations to deliver innovative services to customers while maintaining strong PHI security and continuous HIPAA/HITRUST compliance."

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Crowdstrike logo

“At CrowdStrike, we respond to thousands of incidents and have more than sixteen thousand customers around the world; as a result, we have a lot of visibility into adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures. Healthcare organizations are being targeted because of the value of their data as well as the potentially devastating impact of disruptive attacks.” 

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AWS Marketplace offers a variety of purpose-built solutions that can help healthcare organizations align their data security and compliance programs across the regulatory landscape.  

Interoperability

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The new era of personalized care requires the unification of data, providing a more holistic and collaborative approach to healthcare. AWS and AWS Partners help stakeholders across the healthcare industry eliminate data silos and achieve secure, scalable, industry-compliant communication and true interoperability. 

AWS solutions & guidances

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Solution: FHIR Works on AWS

Serverless FHIR API that supports FHIR resource types and operations.

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Health Gorilla is a secure interoperability solution that enables the entire healthcare ecosystem to seamlessly share data. Health Gorilla relies on AWS to aggregate and enrich clinical data for health systems in underserved markets, providing critical insights for the delivery of high-quality, cost-efficient care. The firm uses more than 150 Amazon EC2 instances, hosting 10 TB of data on AWS.

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PointClickCare logo

Cloud-based PointClickCare is a leader in software solutions for the post-acute care and senior living industries in North America. PointClickCare turns to Redox, an Advanced Technology Partner in the AWS Partner Network, to deliver secure, scalable, interoperability in a fully HIPAA-compliant environment—improving data integration and cutting the need for in-house resources by 75 percent.

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"Infor delivers end-to-end functionality in the cloud, providing healthcare organizations with the tools to solve complex interoperability challenges securely and at scale, while using the latest standards. Using AWS serverless framework, Infor Clinical Bridge connects clinical and business systems with pre-built adapters and its services focused on interoperability between the EHR’s clinical domains."

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"Together with AWS, InterSystems makes the promise of interoperability for all a more achievable reality—offering the building blocks for healthcare organizations to customize and implement the right solution for them, whether that means enhancing their existing systems or building innovative, cloud-powered applications from the ground."

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Orion Health logo

"Orion Health technology on AWS enables healthcare organisations to care for millions of patients by leveraging the computing power and scalability of AWS, and provides our customers with expedited access to the latest innovations."

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AWS Marketplace offers a curated catalog of third-party solutions that enable the secure sharing of healthcare data. These solutions can help to improve healthcare efficiencies and advance the quality of patient care. 

Cloud migration

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Migrating healthcare data and workloads to the cloud lets you take advantage of trusted, reliable infrastructure and best-in-industry security features, all while removing the burden of maintaining physical data centers. 

Viva Health logo

Viva Health runs SAP on the AWS cloud to boost future readiness and fortify its cybersecurity and comply with health data regulations.

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) logo

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is the federal agency responsible for Healthcare.gov, where consumers can find information and sign up for insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act. CMS turns to AWS to help it deliver a range of stable, highly scalable customer features and manage hundreds of thousands of simultaneous users during peak insurance signup periods.

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Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) logo

By migrating to AWS, the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) improves the agility and performance of its data processing infrastructure and reduces total cost of ownership by 10 percent. CIHI supports Canada’s health system by collecting and analyzing health data to generate insights for partner jurisdictions nationwide.

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"Since 2015, our unique business relationship with AWS, driven through the Accenture AWS Business Group, has provided health and life sciences clients with deep technical expertise, extensive AWS experience and breakthrough innovations. We’re truly enabling them to take advantage of the promise of New Science, novel technology and human ingenuity."

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Deloitte logo

"Deloitte and AWS have joined forces to migrate the health care sector to cloud. Uniting advanced cloud technology from AWS, assessment, planning and migration services from Deloitte, customers are given a smooth path to cloud with predictable cost reduction and significant acceleration to quickly realize value."

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PwC logo

"PwC and AWS are bringing purpose-built solutions to our health industry clients to solve their most complex business challenges through intelligent automation and AI-driven insights. The solutions are unlocking new value that had been previously unattainable and accelerating the velocity of innovation."

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Access tools and software in AWS Marketplace for each step of the migration process to modernize your infrastructure.

Virtualization

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Consolidate data centers, rapidly scale to meet business demands, extend your security posture, and support remote users by leveraging AWS and AWS partner solutions for virtualization.

AWS solutions & guidances

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Guidance: VMware Cloud on AWS

Rapidly transition to the cloud and work securely from any location on AWS.

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Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) logo

Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals, relies on VMware on AWS for backup and disaster recovery, and business continuity. VMware, an AWS Advanced Technology Partner, also helps CHOC scale rapidly, save money, and improve clinical workflow and patient outcomes.

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Cerner, a global healthcare technology company, looks to VMware Cloud on AWS to transform service delivery and ensure that Cerner employees have secure, immediate access to the data they need—from anywhere. VMware, an AWS Advanced Technology Partner, enables businesses to flex and harness new technology quickly, with zero disruption—important capabilities in the event of a disaster.

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NHS Digital logo

NHS Digital, the national information and technology partner for the UK’s health system, turns to VMware Cloud on AWS to help accelerate digitally-enabled care. With VMware Cloud, NHS Digital has a new commercial model that can act as a single cloud service broker to organizations across the NHS and UK public sector—facilitating a broader, ecosystem-wide move to virtualization.

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Commvault logo

"Commvault’s broad native support for AWS services and integration into leading EHR systems enable customers to efficiently manage their healthcare data and protect it from looming threats like ransomware. Combined with the security and high availability that AWS provides, customers can rest assured that their sensitive data is safe and accessible at all times."

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NetApp logo

"NetApp helps realize the possibilities to improve public health by collaborating with AWS to provide customers with application-driven storage for business critical workloads.”

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VMware logo

"VMware Cloud on AWS empowers healthcare organizations to improve care and better optimize costs by modernizing and more securely delivering VMware applications from the cloud. This hybrid cloud service enables healthcare customers to modernize EHR, transition to cloud-delivered clinical desktops, and scale to support remote work, virtual care and M&A requirements.”

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AWS Marketplace offers a curated catalog of third-party solutions that enable virtualization of your healthcare IT environment.

Disaster recovery

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Solutions for IT challenges start with prevention. Data center failures, server corruptions, or cyber-attacks can impact your data, revenue, compliance, and patient and customer trust. AWS and AWS Partners offer scalable, cost-effective business continuity solutions. 

AWS solutions & guidances

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Guidance: CloudEndure Disaster Recovery

Scalable, cost-effective business continuity for physical, virtual and cloud servers.

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Guidance: VMware Cloud on AWS

Rapidly transition to the cloud and work securely from any location on AWS.

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Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) logo

Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals, relies on VMware on AWS for backup and disaster recovery, and business continuity. VMware, an AWS Advanced Technology Partner, also helps CHOC scale rapidly, save money, and improve clinical workflow and patient outcomes.

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Cerner logo

Cerner, a global healthcare technology company, looks to VMware Cloud on AWS to transform service delivery and ensure that Cerner employees have secure, immediate access to the data they need—from anywhere. VMware, an AWS Advanced Technology Partner, enables businesses to flex and harness new technology quickly, with zero disruption—important capabilities in the event of a disaster.

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NHS Digital logo

NHS Digital, the national information and technology partner for the UK’s health system, turns to VMware Cloud on AWS to help accelerate digitally-enabled care. With VMware Cloud, NHS Digital has a new commercial model that can act as a single cloud service broker to organizations across the NHS and UK public sector—facilitating a broader, ecosystem-wide move to virtualization.

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Commvault logo

"Commvault’s broad native support for AWS services and integration into leading EHR systems enable customers to efficiently manage their healthcare data and protect it from looming threats like ransomware. Combined with the security and high availability that AWS provides, customers can rest assured that their sensitive data is safe and accessible at all times."

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NetApp logo

"NetApp helps realize the possibilities to improve public health by collaborating with AWS to provide customers with application-driven storage for business critical workloads.”

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VMware logo

"VMware Cloud on AWS empowers healthcare organizations to improve care and better optimize costs by modernizing and more securely delivering VMware applications from the cloud. This hybrid cloud service enables healthcare customers to modernize EHR, transition to cloud-delivered clinical desktops, and scale to support remote work, virtual care and M&A requirements.”

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