HIPAA Compliance for File Sharing in 2021

Choosing the right file-sharing service is crucial for your healthcare business. Proactive measures have to be taken to ensure that any protected health information that you are transmitting when sharing files remains compliant with the guidelines laid down under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).  Along with the impact on reputation, healthcare data […]

How Do You Know if You Need a High Volume Email Sending Platform?

Is your organization looking to boost its sales? How about increasing its brand awareness? Does it want to create a closer connection with its audience? Or streamline some of its most important interactions with customers? Then a high volume email sending platform may be exactly what it needs. If your company isn’t currently using one, now […]

How Can You Maintain HIPAA Compliance When Accessing Information on Your Devices?

It has been 24 years since the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services successfully passed the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and 17 years since the Security and Privacy rule amendments. Today, HIPAA compliance is still a critical statute that healthcare organizations and business associates must observe to protect patient data.Healthcare workers […]

HIPAA Compliant Telemedicine and ​Telehealth Providers

​Notice: During the COVID-19 pandemic, OCR has suspended the HIPAA Compliance rules for telemedicine as long as providers make a “good faith effort” to secure their records and data. Read more about HIPAA Compliance During Coronavirus.Only private video conferencing companies are currently exempt under the rule suspension. In addition to the Telemedicine and Teleheatlh Providers […]

Avoiding the HIPAA Wall of Shame

Security Tips for Protecting Your HIPAA Compliant DataThe consequences of violating HIPAA can be extreme. Limitless monetary fines and a crippled reputation can destroy an organization. Even if you don’t lose everything after a HIPAA data breach, you can find yourself forever on the HIPAA Wall of Shame. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) […]

How to Ensure HIPAA Compliance Efforts Focus on Data Security

There is little that is more disruptive and detrimental to a healthcare organization than a HIPAA violation. First, consider the penalties. The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issues fines of $50,000 per violation up to a $1.5 million maximum, and criminal penalties can be up to ten years imprisonment and $250,000 in fines. Second, […]

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