How to Audit Your Business Associates

You as a covered entity (CE) must have realized by now that your business associates’ (BAs’) activities can jeopardize your organization, especially if you need to share PHI with them — in most instances you will need to do so. The extent to which it is shared as well as the limitations you put on […]

HIPAA Compliant Cloud Hosting: Baseline and Best Practices

Choosing a datacenter designed specifically for HIPAA compliant hosting is the quick path to compliance for your IT system. There are plenty of cloud providers out there that claim HIPAA compliance, but what they’re actually selling is business as usual IT with some HIPAA keywords in their marketing materials.This is a guest post written by […]

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HIPAA Compliant Hosting Providers

If you are a covered entity according to the HIPAA laws and you want to run a HIPAA compliant website or application, you will be needing HIPAA compliant hosting. Please be sure you have read this full in-depth article first: HIPAA Compliant Hosting Explained. On this page you will find the complete list of HIPAA compliant hosting […]

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HIPAA Compliant Email Providers

What HIPAA compliant email providers do is turning an insecure communication method into something secure and potentially HIPAA compliant. Please be sure you have read this full in-depth article first: HIPAA Compliant Email Explained were you learn more about the potential risks and benefits of combining HIPAA and email. On this page you will find the complete list of HIPAA compliant email providers. There […]

NueMD’s 2016 Survey Shows HIPAA Awareness is Increasing

NueMD is a cloud-based medical billing service that administered a HIPAA compliance survey in 2014. The survey intended to gauge knowledge of regulations and compliance measures. In 2016, they issued a follow-up survey to evaluate the change in HIPAA compliance and awareness over time. The 2016 NueMD survey received 927 total responses, 86% from medical […]