Nuesoft Technologies Company Information

Security: How Safe Is the Data in my EHR and Practice Management System?

Date: December 1, 2010

Nearly 15 years ago the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted to protect personal health information transmitted electronically.  Today, medical practices face numerous challenges in keeping data secure so they do not incur serious violations.

Dr. Shahram Famorzadeh, Nuesoft’s Chief Technology Officer, explains the security benefits of medical practice management systems that run in the cloud, and addresses common data safety concerns and misperceptions about security related to cloud computing.

Shahram Famorzadeh, PH.d., Chief Technology Officer, Nuesoft Technologies

Bio: Dr. Shahram Famorzadeh comes to Nuesoft from Conexant Systems Inc. As a lead System Architect on DSL technology, he helped Conexant to develop the first DSL Access Multiplexer (DSLAM) and the client ADSL solution. 

Famorzadeh worked as a systems design engineer with Schlumberger Industries and as a full-time research engineer with the Center for Signal and Image

Processing at Georgia Center for Advanced Telecommunications Technology. His work there included projects sponsored by the Advanced Technology Laboratories of Lockheed Martin, the Naval Research Laboratory in Maryland and DARPA. As part of his doctoral thesis, Dr. Famorzadeh created a distributed software environment and architecture for developing signal processing applications over the Internet. Dr. Famorzadeh has published 13 articles in various journals and has filed three patents.  

Dr. Famorzadeh received a B.S.E.E. degree from the University of Tennessee in 1989 and an M.S.E.E. degree and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1990 and 1997 respectively.

For more information about HIPAA or SaaS security check out: