“Healthcare is an enterprise vertical for cloud storage company Box, and it is growing fast” – says Box’s co-founder and CEO Aaron Levie.

Back in November 2012, Box achieved compliance with HIPAA and HITECH obligations, reinforcing their position as the secure cloud platform for collaboration, external sharing and mobile productivity. Healthcare organizations – providers, insurers and life sciences innovators – can rely on Box to improve the efficiency of their daily operations.

Box adheres to the highest industry standards for security at every level of the Box experience. You can share, manage and access your content with confidence.

In addition to achieving HIPAA compliance, Box has now announced a new set of partners, as well as an equity investment in drchrono, a company specializing in bringing electronic health records and more to the iPad. The company is also announcing that a number of new healthcare startups are using Box’s API and platform including  iMedViewer, iPaxera, Medi-Copy, TigerText, Umbie DentalCare, Doximity, Medigram, PostureScreen Mobile, and Healthtap. And Box has made an undisclosed investment in drchrono through the Box Innovation Network. In the past year, Box’s sales in the healthcare industry grew more than 80 percent, with clients including Johns Hopkins HealthCare Solutions, Wake Forest Baptist Health,Henry Ford Health System, Beaumont Health System,  San Juan Regional Medical Center, HealthTrust Europe, and Garden City Hospital.

Getting certifications that allow healthcare providers and companies to store medical information in the cloud is imperative.  Box is a member of the Cloud Security Alliance, with administrative, technical and physical safeguards to help ensure healthcare organization remain HIPAA compliant.