Securing Telehealth in a Vulnerable World

In a season where “normal health services” have been anything but normal, one thing appears clear: telehealth is here to stay. A recent study notes that 46 percent of consumers now use telehealth in place of in-person healthcare visits – as opposed to just 11% in 2019.  Primarily used for level-one consults and routine exams, … Continue reading Securing Telehealth in a Vulnerable World

Timely Healthcare with Secure HIPAA Drive

Good physicians understand: timely treatments promote better health outcomes.  It makes sense, doesn’t it? The sooner an effective remedy can be administered, the better. Patient engagement between physician and patient improves, and dangerous and debilitating effects from delayed treatments (such as kidney or heart failure) may also be averted.   In the past, some delays were … Continue reading Timely Healthcare with Secure HIPAA Drive

Password Management: 5 Best Practices for Compliant Environments

Good security habits can sometimes feel like extra work – like when you have to jump out of bed to ensure your doors are locked, two seconds after you’ve clicked off the light.  Why do you do it? Because you know the extra effort isn’t too high a price for keeping an intruder out, your … Continue reading Password Management: 5 Best Practices for Compliant Environments

Ensure You Find a HIPAA Compliant Host

What should you look for in a HIPAA Compliant Host? It’s an important question, since there are some hosts that might claim to be compliant with HIPAA regulations, but actually are not. A probable reason that they aren’t compliant is that they’ll typically be missing one of the managed services listed below. While the following … Continue reading Ensure You Find a HIPAA Compliant Host

Business Associate Agreement for HIPAA Hosting

Last week I introduced the essentials of the Business Associate Agreement (BAA) and why it is important. The BAA delineates the responsibilities of the parties signing the document ensuring each party knows their responsibilities and roles in protecting the electronic health records. The HIPAA rules require that covered entities (health care providers) and business associates enter … Continue reading Business Associate Agreement for HIPAA Hosting