Reducing Shadow IT by embracing
“good enough for HIPAA” businessfriendly SaaS tools
Box.com Healthcare Webinar
Shahid N. S...
NETSPECTIVE

Who is Shahid?
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20+ years of software engineering and multisite healthcare system deployment
experien...
NETSPECTIVE

Clinical tech users are resourceful
Clinical professionals that
are counted on to save
lives do not always wa...
NETSPECTIVE

Shadow IT is prevalent & growing
• When they only had
access to MS Office,
“Shadow EHRs” were
created using W...
NETSPECTIVE

What does HIPAA compliance mean?
The rules:
– http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/administrative
/omnibus/

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NETSPECTIVE

Most important HIPAA considerations
Participants
(Specific)
• Covered
Entities [CE]
(plans,
providers,
cleari...
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Most important cloud considerations
• Business-grade
functionality
• Consumer-grade ease of
use
• Auditable w...
NETSPECTIVE

Healthcare Industry Fallacies
• Healthcare folks are neither technically challenged nor
simple techno-phobes ...
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http://www.netspective.com
http://www.healthcareguy.com
E-mail shahid.shah@netspective.com
Follow @ShahidNShah
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Reducing Shadow IT in healthcare by embracing “good enough for HIPAA” business-friendly SaaS tools

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I was invited by the Box.com healthcare team to discuss Shadow IT in Healthcare for their "Secure Cloud Collaboration in Healthcare" webinar. The recorded webinar is available at https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/8843/67115

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  1. 1. Reducing Shadow IT by embracing “good enough for HIPAA” businessfriendly SaaS tools Box.com Healthcare Webinar Shahid N. Shah, CEO
  2. 2. NETSPECTIVE Who is Shahid? • • • • 20+ years of software engineering and multisite healthcare system deployment experience 12+ years of healthcare IT and medical devices experience (blog at http://healthcareguy.com) 15+ years of technology management experience (government, non-profit, commercial) 10+ years as architect, engineer, and implementation manager on various EMR and EHR initiatives (commercial and nonprofit) www.netspective.com Author of Chapter 13, “You’re the CIO of your Own Office” 2
  3. 3. NETSPECTIVE Clinical tech users are resourceful Clinical professionals that are counted on to save lives do not always wait around for solutions, they create them. www.netspective.com 3
  4. 4. NETSPECTIVE Shadow IT is prevalent & growing • When they only had access to MS Office, “Shadow EHRs” were created using Word, Excel, and Access. • In the cloud era, they pick consumer-grade and least-secure options when you don’t give them reasonably secure options instead. www.netspective.com 4
  5. 5. NETSPECTIVE What does HIPAA compliance mean? The rules: – http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/administrative /omnibus/ Read the rules, don’t take anyone else’s informal legal opinion (these are federal regulations). www.netspective.com 5
  6. 6. NETSPECTIVE Most important HIPAA considerations Participants (Specific) • Covered Entities [CE] (plans, providers, clearinghouses) • Business Associates [BA] (needs data to help a CE) www.netspective.com Safeguards (Guidance) • Administrative • Physical • Technical get a business associate agreement (BAA) 6
  7. 7. NETSPECTIVE Most important cloud considerations • Business-grade functionality • Consumer-grade ease of use • Auditable with easy to use notifications (reduce permissions requirement) • Workflow-independent • Platform-independent • Device-independent www.netspective.com 7
  8. 8. NETSPECTIVE Healthcare Industry Fallacies • Healthcare folks are neither technically challenged nor simple techno-phobes (they’re busy saving lives) • Most technology product decisions are no longer made by the CIOs • Complex, full-featured, products are not better than stand alone tools that have the capability of interoperating with other solutions • Hospitals will not buy unless one proves value. www.netspective.com 8
  9. 9. Visit http://www.netspective.com http://www.healthcareguy.com E-mail shahid.shah@netspective.com Follow @ShahidNShah Call 202-713-5409 Thank You

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