(The Hosting News) – GalaxyVisions, the New York metropolitan area’s most customer-focused Internet hosting provider, announced today that it is now providing hosting services for health care providers who are looking to leverage technology to improve patient care without sacrificing reliability or security.
GalaxyVisions, which has been providing hosting services for more than a decade, is now certified to be compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. The HIPAA certification means that the company undergone rigorous testing by an outside auditor and been found to be qualified to handle medical records and other sensitive patient information.
“The entire health care industry from hospitals and doctors’ offices to insurance companies and other providers are discovering the efficiencies of electronic records. They’re also finding out about the costs and challenges,” said Ray Sidler, chief executive and co-founder of GalaxyVisions.
“We’re here to help the medical community leverage the benefits of digital age and avoid the pitfalls.”
GalaxyVisions provides a variety of solutions for Internet hosting, including virtual private servers (vps) and dedicated servers using the latest hardware and a variety of software choices. Customers have complete control over their servers via administrative or root accounts, and can install any software they wish. Server plans support all recent variants of the Linux and Windows operating systems.
For hospitals, doctors’ offices and other health care providers, hosting services offer the opportunity to realize the benefits of electronic records without the pain of having to support hardware and software. Some common uses of medical hosting include:
- Running office or billing applications
- Storing patient records securely
- Disaster recovery plans to ensure information stored elsewhere is available should something happen to the primary data center.
“Health professionals should focus on providing the best care for their patients, not managing servers,” Sidler said. “By hosting their infrastructure with GalaxyVisions, doctors and others can take advantage of the efficiency of technology without taking up space in their offices or having to hire a dedicated staff to manage the equipment.”
GalaxyVisions also shares its data center with its sister company, ColoGuard, which already provides colocation solutions for several medical providers in the Tri-State area, including Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center. By hosting with GalaxyVisions, medical providers can leverage the years of experience supporting the health care industry.
GalaxyVisions, which has multiple connections to the public Internet at its state-of-the-art data center, provides best-in-class hosting services for a variety of industries that require security, affordability and reliability. Its customer service is second to none, and all plans are backed up with a 99.9% uptime guarantee.
GalaxyVisions was founded in 2003 and is a privately held managed services provider located in the heart of Brooklyn, NY. It provides affordable hosting solutions for companies of all sizes. GalaxyVisions supplies the servers, software, bandwidth and management tools needed to run almost any web-based application. From small projects to enterprise server solutions, GalaxyVisions will meet or beat the price of any competitor. GalaxyVisions is committed to excellent quality service 24/7/365.