Company: PORTAL | Ascend Group
Carpathia Services: Compliant Hosting
PORTAL | Ascend is an innovative, single solution source for clinical documentation at hospitals, clinics, group practices and healthcare networks. It offers advanced outsource services for clinical documentation including transcription and coding, in addition to compliant Electronic Health Records (EHR) product solutions. PORTAL | Ascend deploys advanced, secured, HIPAA compliant web-based solutions, delivering comprehensive end results to its clients.
In order for PORTAL | Ascend to expand its offering, the company sought a combined infrastructure and hosting services provider that could deploy the infrastructure required to build and deliver complex, compliant products. It was imperative the partner be a SAS70 Type II hosting provider with the ability to deliver patient care-sensitive data services 24/7 nationwide. Due to PORTAL | Ascend’s healthcare focus, it was also essential that the solution support PORTAL | Ascend’s mandate to maintain HIPAA compliance.
PORTAL | Ascend's team came to Carpathia because they wanted a single infrastructure and hosting services provider that could deliver the suite of services the company needed. By choosing Carpathia’s services in the company’s Ashburn facility, PORTAL | Ascend is able to take advantage of a solution that leverages facilities and interconnection expertise combined with Carpathia’s industry-leading system infrastructure management and professional services.
Since 2003, Carpathia has provided a colocation solution with managed networking, bandwidth and professional services in its Ashburn Data Center. The eastern hub of traffic exchange, this data center is close to corporate IT companies and the federal government and features multi-level physical security, redundant power configurations, CCTV and controlled access. PORTAL | Ascend is now able to achieve HIPAA compliance, allowing it to continue to deploy advanced, secured, HIPAA-compliant, web-based solutions to its clients.
"Carpathia's infrastructure services enable Ascend to service its national hospital client base, 24x7 and without interruptions. In critical patient care space, this is a requirement for our clients, and we could not have done it without Carpathia."
A. K. Jay Jaiswal
CEO of PORTAL | Ascend Group