• Terry Cornick

📁 Product Snapshot: Altitude ☁️

#healthtech #healthcare #medtech

Welcome to the next post in our series of Product Snapshots in the Australian healthtech sector.

Say hello to Altitude by Global Health Limited (GHL).

In one sentence, describe your product?

Altitude Cloud hosting is an end-to-end protected managed service for healthcare organisations to securely store sensitive data in the cloud, while enjoying the daily operations being managed by a dedicated support team.

What industry problem / challenge are you tackling?

Complying with the changing requirements within the healthcare industry is a challenge for all healthcare providers in Australia. Hosting services with Altitude Cloud ensures our clients have the best protection to safeguard their practice on the cloud. We comply with the Department of Human services (DHS) requirements for renewing e-health platform access:

  • Using sovereign onshore Australian cloud solutions (Mandatory)

  • Using a cloud provider certified by the DHS (Mandatory)

  • Using dedicated private cloud assets, not pooled resources shared in public clouds (Recommended)

  • Government NV1 security vetting for all personnel accessing sensitive data and systems (Recommended)

What is unique about your product in your market?

As per the above, a unique offering from Altitude Cloud is our continued compliance with the Department of Human Services (DHS) for all healthcare organisations connecting services such as My Health Record, Medicare, National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, and other forms of care.

What is the biggest risk to the company?

Security is the biggest challenge, however we are using Macquarie Cloud Services, Australia’s largest Private Cloud provider to ensure our clients have the best protection to safeguard their practice on the cloud. They provides cloud services to over 40% of all federal government agencies and to healthcare specialists nationally, and are therefore the perfect choice for Altitude Cloud.

What does success look like for the company?

Success is our clients feeling safe and secure as Altitude Cloud:

  • Reduces risk of misplaced or hacked files, with secure storage and messaging

  • Patient data is regularly and securely backed up to minimise the risk of losing information

  • Allows for scalability as your practice or patients grow

  • Allows for greater flexibility, as the application is easily accessible

  • Empower staff by giving them the right information at the right time to better and more quickly diagnose patients

  • Cost-effective solution with “pay-as-you-grow” agility

Why should customers use Altitude?

Altitude Cloud Hosting Services is the perfect managed service for healthcare providers who do not have the time or resources to maintain the daily operations of their IT infrastructure. We take care of the time consuming upgrades, ensure database backups are completed, maintain a 99.99% uptime, and continually comply with the requirements of the Department of Human Services (DHS).

How can we find out more about Altitude?


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