The Portland Perspective HIPAA Blog
HIPAA, which stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, is enforced by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), which is an arm of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
If you provide software services for healthcare providers or are a healthcare provider that manages an internal software system to store and transmit PHI, you might be wondering whether Amazon AWS is a HIPAA compliant solution.
Ever since its advent, critics of the HIPAA regulations have been crying about the unnecessary regulatory burden to anyone who will listen.
As the healthcare industry in the United States keeps pace with our unfolding technological future, many forward-thinking organizations are embarking down the path of building web based products for healthcare providers.
Private right of action: four little words that have the capacity to rock the world of health information privacy and by extension the entire field of healthcare.