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 ecosystemWith 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.