Phoenix, AZ – Washington, DC – May 29, 2012 – – ClearDATA Networks, Inc., the leading healthcare cloud computing platform and service provider, today announced a partnership with the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare (National Council) to provide its members — specialty healthcare organizations treating mental illness and addiction disorders — with a variety of HIPAA-compliant cloud computing and information security services. These services will further National Council members’ efforts to deliver the highest quality care through services that reduce overall IT costs, improve productivity, and comply with privacy and security regulations.
ClearDATA’s Healthcare Cloud Computing Services include hosting of applications and data, offsite backup and storage, disaster recovery, and vendor neutral archiving (VNA) of PACS and other medical images. ClearDATA also helps organizations maintain regulatory compliance and reduce the chance of a security breach through HIPAA Security Risk Assessments, HIPAA Policies and Procedures Planning, and Remediation Assistance.
The Healthcare Industry is rapidly adopting cloud computing services as a means for organizations to grow and adapt their evolving technology requirements without incurring capital expenses, maintenance, and support costs. ClearDATA focuses exclusively on providing secure, HIPAA-compliant, cloud computing and information security services to the 5,000 hospitals and hundreds of thousands of clinics/medical offices in the U.S. market.
“ClearDATA is pleased to work closely with the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare to help its members achieve cost savings and operational efficiency through cloud computing services,” said David Bean, executive vice president of sales and marketing, ClearDATA Networks, Inc. “The National Council is recognized throughout the country for its commitment and vision towards promoting proactive and holistic healthcare practices and we are honored to partner with them in their efforts.”
“If behavioral health providers cannot adopt health information technology at a rate comparable with primary care facilities, hospitals, and physicians, it will soon become impossible to provide clinical care coordination for persons with mental and addiction disorders and to meet payer and service system demands in the changing healthcare marketplace. The National Council is committed to helping our member organizations remain on the cutting edge and we are pleased that ClearData will help bring important new technologies and services to our members,” said Michael R. Lardiere, LCSW, Vice President, HIT and Strategic Development at the National Council.
About the National Council
The National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) association of 1,950 behavioral healthcare organizations that provide treatment and rehabilitation for mental illnesses and addiction disorders to 8 million adults, children and families in communities across the country. Learn more at www.TheNationalCouncil.org.
About ClearDATA Networks
ClearDATA Networks, Inc. is the market leader for cloud computing and information security services for healthcare providers, software vendors and VARs. ClearDATA’s 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: email@example.com or visit: www.cleardata.net.