The Portland Perspective HIPAA Blog
Yes, Google Drive can be used as part of a secure HIPAA compliance program. You can store documents containing PHI on Google Drive if the proper security controls in place. We will highlight what to consider when storing critical patient information on Google Drive.
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. Make sure everyone on your team knows how Dropbox fits into your procedures and while conforming to HHS HIPAA security requirements.
Earlier this month, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced a new plan to strengthen HIPAA enforcement in response to criticism from the Office of Inspector General (OIG). The OCR will be beefing up their compliance investigations and expanding their audit program in 2016.
There are many options to choose from when picking the perfect software to support your healthcare practice or service. If you’ve performed any of the following Google searches, continue reading to start evaluating software for HIPAA compliance yourself.
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.
It’s a new year and a new administration. The transition is over and Roger Severino has been appointed as the new director of the OCR.