In this post, we will review what to keep in mind when selecting a cloud platform to best fit your organization’s needs.
Yes, Microsoft OneDrive can be used as part of a secure HIPAA compliance program. Several variations of service plans available from Microsoft include access to their OneDrive software, which provides an ideal solution for healthcare providers who need HIPAA compliant file storage software. … Read More
Yes, Microsoft Office 365 can be used as part of a secure HIPAA compliance program.
Several Office 365 plans combine the Microsoft Office Suite products we all know and love with Microsoft’s cloud-based software as a service product line to provide an ideal solution for healthcare providers who require HIPAA compliant software. … Read More
The different types of safeguards can support each other to build a strong security management program. In this blog post, we take a closer look at each category of security controls to better understand their functions when developing HIPAA documentation and training materials.… Read More
Yes, Microsoft Azure can be configured to be HIPAA compliant.
In this post we highlight what to consider when storing PHI (Protected Health Information) on Microsoft’s enterprise-grade cloud computing platform.
When it comes to enabling HIPAA compliance on the Azure platform, Microsoft has spared no expense.… Read More
At first glance, Skype may seem like an ideal telemedicine platform or a way for healthcare workers and billing staff to communicate internally.
However, we would NOT recommend any of our clients use Skype software to share PHI (Protected Health Information).… Read More
As of March 2019, healthcare providers can purchase Zoom’s HIPAA compliant video conferencing service, Zoom for Healthcare. Zoom has built a solid telehealth platform that can integrate with your existing practice workflows while ensuring HIPAA compliance.
Check out Zoom’s HIPAA Compliance Datasheet for a review of the important security controls offered by Zoom for Healthcare including:
- Access controls
- Audit controls
- Mechanisms to ensure integrity
- Secure person or entity authentication
- Transmission security
- Zoom for Healthcare is a HIPAA Compliant telehealth platform
Need Help Zooming-In on Your HIPAA Compliance Program?… Read More
Yes, G Suite can be configured to be HIPAA compliant.
In this post we will discuss G Suite apps and learn what it takes to operate your G Suite account in a HIPAA compliant manner.
Common G Suite Features and HIPAA considerations
Do not assume the configuration settings of G Suite apps or features are optimized for HIPAA compliance by default.… Read More
Yes, Google Drive can be used as part of a secure HIPAA compliance program.
You can store documents containing PHI (Protected Health Information) on Google Drive if the proper security controls are in place. In this post, we will highlight what to consider when storing critical patient information on Google Drive.… Read More
Dropbox E3 and E5 accounts meet a variety of certification and regulation criteria that enable them to be configured in a HIPAA compliant manner.
These configurations are not a part of the default setup, so you will need to make sure everyone on your team knows how Dropbox fits into your procedures while conforming to HHS HIPAA security requirements.… Read More