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From Nolan Darilek <>
Subject Re: Health care software utilizing CouchDB
Date Tue, 01 Nov 2011 02:17:23 GMT
What encrypted volume are you using?

I'm actually not using CouchDB (I had an app based on MongoDB) but the 
NoSQL solutions seem to be lagging behind in things like database 
encryption. I wanted to go with the encrypted volume approach, but 
finding one that is up to HIPAA/HITECH spec was confusing for someone 
running a small business targeting a niche market of mostly solo 

On 10/31/2011 02:43 PM, Cory Zue wrote:
> My organization supports many healthcare applications on CouchDB
> including multiple that are HIPAA compliant. We store our entire
> database on an encrypted volume and setup ssh-tunnels for encrypted
> replication. We have found that the schemalessness of couch is a big
> win when dealing with health protocols and systems.
> Cory
> --
> Cory L. Zue
> Dimagi, Inc
> On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 3:06 PM, Alexander Shorin<>  wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 7:38 PM, Manor Lev-tov<>  wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I was curious if anyone here has experience or knows of any company that
>>> has written an electronic medical record system or any other health care
>>> related software using CouchDB as the data store?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Manor
>> Working on frond-end for Laboratory Information System based on
>> CouchDB. Front-end includes: application server, reports, data
>> collaboration, point of integration with other companies etc. It
>> perfectly fits to these tasks and could even more (e.g. mobile client
>> that allows you, as patient, to access your analysis result
>> everywhere). No success story yet, but all works fine for now(:
>> --
>> ,,,^..^,,,

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