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For health organizations of all sizes, Office 365 can help you transform complex, time consuming operations into efficient, collaborative, information-driven processes in the cloud.

Address challenging business scenarios in the cloud

  • Meet local compliance regulations. For example, meet HIPAA requirements and receive a HIPAA-Business Associate Agreement
  • Improve productivity for better patient care
  • Reduce operational costs and complexity
  • Help connect the healthcare ecosystem with robust security technologies.
  • Add a Direct Project gateway to Exchange Online to transfer confidential information more securely.
  • Review the HIPAA-Business Associate Agreement when you sign up for a free trial.

Address your compliance requirements

Microsoft products and services, along with the Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL), can help organizations address compliance requirements. Microsoft Office 365 supports the following where applicable and/or possible:

  • ISO 27001 (International Organization for Standardization)
  • FISMA (Federal Information Security Management Act)
  • HIPAA, with Business Associate Agreement memorializing implementation of physical, technicaland administrative safeguards, and breach notification requirements of ARRA/HITECH
  • EU Safe Harbor
  • EU Model Clauses
  • Data Processing Agreement

For more information on compliance and Office 365, visit the Office 365 Trust Center.​​

Reduce operational costs and complexity

​​​In today’s budget-conscious climate, streamlined IT operations in the cloud gives you more time to focus on improving the quality of medical services.
For care providers, Microsoft and partner solutions help connect disparate systems, processes, and data sources with a single user interface for accessing multiple clinical and informational systems. Automating daily functions and extending workflows help to minimize human error and keep information moving, supporting timely decision-making and action.

Connect the healthcare ecosystem

With the rich collaboration capabilities of Lync Online and SharePoint Online, stakeholders throughout the continuum of care can share sensitive data securely using your organization’s existing unified communications tools. With Exchange Online, users can access and manage work schedules, email messages, contacts, and calendars on nearly any device. Powerful web-based tools simplify online deployments for your IT department. Microsoft runs Office 365 on a global network of data centers, with guaranteed 99.9-percent uptime, geo-redundancy, and built-in disaster recovery to help provide the robust security and reliability your data requires.