Category: HIPAA

Is Your Email HIPAA Compliant

Most health care providers and medical practices understand the basics of HIPAA compliance but often miss critical technical or operational details that leave them out of compliance. These technical details are far from inconsequential. Take the example of email. Many health care organizations (covered entities)… Continue reading

HIPAA Compliance Failures

Many organizations are under the erroneous assumption that they can claim compliance by simply buying an inexpensive software package or set of templates. Others simply attempt to go it alone and comply by reinventing the wheel. Many others assume compliance because they work with a… Continue reading

Does HIPAA Apply to My Organization

Healthcare practices & their partners large and small are legally obligated by the HIPAA HITECH and Omnibus regulations to protect the privacy and security of protect health information. These regulations which govern the use PHI (Protected Health Information) its use, storage and processing by healthcare… Continue reading