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Is Office 365 HIPAA Compliant?

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

HIPAA Technical vs. Physical vs. Administrative Safeguards

The three main HIPAA safeguard categories you need to be aware of include administrative, technical and physical safeguards.

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

Is Azure HIPAA Compliant?

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

Is Zoom HIPAA Compliant?

Is Zoom HIPAA Compliant?

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
  • Encryption


  • Zoom for Healthcare is a HIPAA Compliant telehealth platform

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Is G Suite HIPAA Compliant?

Is G Suite HIPAA Compliant?

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