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Electronic Health Records (EHR) mandates are driving the adoption of connected devices at healthcare providers. Healthcare providers, organizations, and data warehouses must tightly control and secure patient health information (PHI) to ensure HIPAA and HITECH compliance. More devices on the network can also cause unpredictable spikes in traffic that limit mission-critical applications sending and receiving data.
Untangle enables the healthcare industry to be HIPAA and HITECH compliant with granular controls over who has access to what data, and includes built-in security to prevent data breaches and other headaches caused by malware. When every second counts, medical staff needs to feel confident that critical information will be available at their fingertips.
The Orthopaedic Associates of Grand Rapids, Michigan, is a local business with a large network. OAGR has twenty four specialist orthopaedic physicians and a total staff of 250 employees spread over three offices. As malware on the web became more widespread, OAGR found its network exposed to this new risk. After a couple of computers got gummed up with adware, OAGR quickly added additional layers of security, including Untangle.
Untangle is simple and secure, but it’s also really flexible.
Jason Zeinstra Network Manager, Orthopedic Associates
The Genesis Physicians Group is a busy association. It serves 1,700 doctors in the North Texas area, acting as an intermediary between its clients and the insurance companies, and offering a range of other services. Genesis must maintain a tight, secure network that ensures privacy and confidentiality. Physician email accounts need to be kept free of spam, and sensitive patient data needs to be protected from corruption by viruses and exploitation by spyware.
We started using Untangle to address our security issues and to handle network monitoring, and straight away found that productivity went up.
Dan Nickason IT Manager, Genesis Physicians Group
|Policy control and Active Directory/LDAP integration to control Internet access for doctors, administrators, and other medical staff|
|Captive portal to identify every user on the network and to control which resources can be accessed|
|Policy and content filtering for remote devices|
|Prioritize mission-critical applications that directly affect the level of care provided to patients|
|Prevent network slowdowns caused by any individual or group of users and applications|
|Layer 7 application awareness to identify all incoming application traffic regardless of port destination|
|HTTPS traffic inspection|
|Stops viruses and other malware before they can enter your network|