posted on June 30, 2015
Leading healthcare IT companies are relying on Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure services, to meet rigorous security requirements and ensure continuous availability. Internap provides secure, highly available colocation, managed hosting and private cloud services to healthcare technology companies, such as Casenet®, LLC and Treato™, to enable high quality care through reliable application performance.
Healthcare IT spending is projected to reach more than $34.5 billion in 2016, according to Technology Business Research Inc.’s SourceIT Healthcare Report. Accenture estimates the market for electronic health records (EHRs) in North America will reach $10.1 billion by the end of 2015. Rapid growth of the healthcare IT market is driven by federal incentives for EHR adoption, as well as regulations such as the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which require strict security and access control of EHRs. As healthcare practitioners adopt new software and applications that strive to improve patient care and increase efficiencies throughout the healthcare value chain, the need for compliant, always-on infrastructure becomes critical. Internap’s colocation, managed hosting and private cloud services give healthcare companies the ability to meet these requirements by offering secure, highly available infrastructure to power always-on health IT applications.
“For healthcare companies that collect data governed by HIPAA, protection of patient information and controlled access are critical,” said Carlos Medeiros, director managed services at Casenet. “Internap’s managed hosting solution gives Casenet clients the confidence of a secure, highly available and scalable environment that enables them to be in compliance with data security regulations while providing high quality care.”
Casenet Puts Focus on Patient Care with Secure Managed Hosting
Casenet, a leading provider of extensible care management solutions, is among the growing number of healthcare technology companies that benefit from Internap’s secure, highly available infrastructure. Casenet’s integrated care management platform, TruCare®, improves coordination, collaboration and communication across multidisciplinary care teams, thereby decreasing time to intervention, improving patient outcomes and reducing costs.
Managed hosting services in Internap’s Atlanta data center support Casenet clients that require hosting, whether self-managed or Casenet-managed. The Casenet TruCare system collects electronic protected health information (ePHI) from multiple sources, which must be securely maintained and controlled to be compliant with federal regulations. Internap’s private cloud environment segments Casenet clients via discreet network VLANs to ensure privacy and security of sensitive patient data.
Treato Reveals Data-Driven Patient Insights with High-Performance Colocation
Health IT company Treato uses big data analytics to provide real-time health data from today’s health consumer. By aggregating more than one million patient conversations per day from online forums, blogs and other health websites, Treato provides business intelligence for the health and life sciences industries. Treato analyzes hundreds of terabytes of data per day using a 200-terabyte Hadoop cluster in Internap’s Dallas data center, allowing the company to offer meaningful big data insights for healthcare clients. Internap’s colocation and route-optimized IP connectivity services offer a reliable, always-on infrastructure that ensures continuous availability and a positive experience for Treato users.
“Organizations throughout the healthcare ecosystem are seeking ways to improve patient care and efficiencies while also ensuring that patient data is stored and secured in compliance with federal regulations,” said Internap’s Satish Hemachandran, SVP and GM, cloud and hosting. “With Internap, healthcare IT innovators like Casenet and Treato are able to provide advanced technology solutions in a secure, compliant and highly available infrastructure environment, while enabling new levels of patient care.”
Casenet provides a comprehensive suite of extensible, enterprise care management software and services solutions for commercial, Medicaid, Medicare, TPA, provider/ACO and carve-out organizations. These solutions enable Casenet customers to improve care coordination and the quality and delivery of care through enhanced case, disease, utilization and home and community-based services management as well as tools for total population management. Casenet supports small to very large enterprise customers that require tremendous scalability, have many lines of business and require comprehensive configuration for each targeted member population. These solutions enable organizations to meet their unique requirements and adapt quickly to changing market and regulatory dynamics, identify and target populations having distinct risk characteristics and deliver specific care management programs for those members — taking the first step toward better individual health and total population health management. For more information, visit http://www.casenetllc.com.
Treato™, the leading source of real health insights from millions of real health consumers, uses patented analytics and big data technology to turn billions of disparate online conversations into meaningful social intelligence. With 2 billion posts analyzed and continuously expanding, Treato has partnered with 13 of the top 50 pharmaceutical companies and its consumer website helps millions of visitors each month. Treato is privately held with offices in Israel, New York and Princeton, NJ. Investors include Reed Elsevier Ventures, OrbiMed Partners and New Leaf Venture Partners, among others. For more information please visit http://treato.com and corp.treato.com.
Internap is the high-performance Internet infrastructure provider that powers the applications shaping the way we live, work and play. Our hybrid infrastructure delivers performance without compromise – blending virtual and bare-metal cloud, hosting and colocation services across a global network of data centers, optimized from the application to the end user and backed by rock-solid customer support and a 100% uptime guarantee. Since 1996, the most innovative companies have relied on Internap to make their applications faster and more scalable. For more information, visit www.internap.com.