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


Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) 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 Centers members (Nebraskas 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 Nebraskas 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 http://www.healthit.gov. To learn more about Wide River TEC, please visit http://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. ClearDATAs 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

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CoNetrix Launches New Tandem Compliance Calendar to Assist Banks and Credit Unions with Regulatory Compliance


Lubbock, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2012

CoNetrix, the leading information security and technology solutions provider for financial institutions, announced the release of tandem Compliance Calendar on June 30, 2012. A new module in their tandem Security and Compliance software suite, the tandem Compliance Calendar is designed to help financial institutions effectively manage regulatory requirements and schedule compliance tasks such as the release of new rules and guidance, risk assessments, training, audits, exams, board related items, and other required events.

“We created this compliance management tool based on requests from our customers,” said Russ Horn, CoNetrix President. “We found there was an unfulfilled need to provide financial institutions with the ability to view, schedule, create and manage all of their required tasks from one location, so we are pleased to provide this new compliance software management tool complimentary to financial institutions as a way of giving back to the banking community,” Horn commented.

Some of the features and benefits of the complimentary tandem Compliance Calendar include: a dashboard overview displaying upcoming events, past due events, proposed events, year at a glance, and more; a calendar view for visually managing events; an event scheduler to easily view, schedule, and track repeating requirements; event categories allowing you to sort and filter events; email notifications and reminders; a list of recommended regulatory events and recurring requirements; the ability to add events and requirements; and much more.

About tandem Security and Compliance Software: tandem was the first comprehensive online Information Security Program software solution designed to help financial institutions create and maintain a complete program to comply with GLBA and the Interagency Guidelines Establishing Information Security Standards. While tandem was designed as a complete solution from the ground up, it was fashioned into modules which allow for versatility. The modules include risk assessment, policies, vendor management, business continuity plan, identity theft prevention program, internet banking security program, and now compliance calendar. Today, tandem serves more than 450 financial institutions, with over 9,500 active users in over 40 states.

About CoNetrix: CoNetrix is a full-service technology consulting, security and compliance firm with roots dating back to 1977. Founded in Lubbock, Texas, CoNetrix now serves customers across the U.S., providing a variety of technology and security solutions, including online security and compliance software, IT audits, security vulnerability testing, risk management, technology consulting, cloud hosting, and managed services. Security is designed into all of its offerings, from its software to its consulting services. CoNetrix specifically serves financial institutions such as banks, savings associations, credit unions, and trust companies as well as enterprises requiring a high level of security in their operations. CoNetrix is headquartered at 5214 68th Street, Suite 200, Lubbock, Texas 79424; telephone 806-687-8600 or (toll free) 800-356-6568; email info(at)CoNetrix(dot)com

Learn more about CoNetrix at http://www.conetrix.com