Healthcare Compliance for the Azure Cloud
Managing Security and Compliance on Microsoft Azure
As a Microsoft Gold Certified partner focused exclusively on the evolving compliance and security needs of healthcare, we offer comprehensive solutions for organizations wanting to leverage the speed, agility, and power of the cloud. From data privacy to data locality, our consultative approach simplifies the design and management of healthcare applications built for the Azure cloud.
Offering solutions for providers, payers, healthcare IT companies, and life sciences companies in the Microsoft ecosystem, ClearDATA’s Automated Safeguards and Compliance Dashboard for Azure simplify the task of gaining and retaining compliance with regulatory frameworks, such as HIPAA, GxP, GDPR, NIST, etc. And we take compliance one step further, as we are HITRUST 9.1 and SOC compliant.
- 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
- 70-533: Implementing Azure Infrastructure Solutions
We ensure secure and compliant deployment while monitoring and guarding security and compliance posture throughout the asset. Our development team utilizes the Azure Blueprint as a starting point to ensure what we configure is HIPAA complaint and secure. We put in place additional controls to ensure the Azure services are safe and secure not just according to HIPAA but to other frameworks such as GDPR, GxP, and others. We safeguard your environment through self-service, automation, and custom work, leveraging our team of experienced healthcare, compliance, and cloud professionals.
Automated Safeguards for Azure
We empower you to innovate with confidence by providing direct access to the Azure console, API, and command-line interfaces while ensuring compliance is enforced throughout the service lifecycle. Our Automated Safeguards for Azure enforce compliance for BAA-covered Azure services such as:
Azure Application Services
Scalable service to host web applications, mobile applications, and APIs
Azure Virtual Machines
Built from CIS-hardened templates pre-configured with defense-in-depth security
Azure Cosmos DB
NoSQL database with encryption, log backup, and network accessibility
Azure SQL Database
Built on VNet service endpoints with encryption, auditing, threat detection, and data protection
ClearDATA will continue to innovate and develop Automated Safeguards for additional BAA-covered Azure HIPAA services based on customer demand. To see a list of all services ClearDATA supports, click here.
ClearDATA has developed a purpose-built shared responsibility model that combines architecture guidance, optimized delivery configurations and packaging options to provide additional security and processes on top of the Azure cloud. Paired with our HITRUST 9.1-certified processes and controls, customers can focus on their applications while knowing that the underlying operating system and infrastructure is installed, configured, and maintained in a secure and compliant manner. We extend the Azure BAA and ensure that covered services and Virtual Machines deployed in Azure protect your sensitive data and map appropriately to your applications.
Visualize (and prove) Your Compliance
ClearDATA’s Compliance Dashboard simplifies adherence to the complex and evolving administrative, physical, and technical safeguards necessary for storing, processing, or transmitting sensitive data. Featuring expert interpretations of regulatory standards for HIPAA, GDPR, and GxP, the Compliance Dashboard gives you at-a-glance visibility into your compliance posture.
Our 24/7 entourage support teams ensure all applicable compliance rules are followed and remediates any deviation that could put your data at risk. Consider our support team to be an extension of your team who understands your environment and works directly with you to ensure your infrastructure meets your needs.