When searching for a HIPAA Compliant Host, it is important to understand that some hosts claim to be compliant with HIPAA regulations, but they are not. The reason they aren’t compliant is because they are typically missing one of the items listed in the URL below. This blog should not suggest that the list below … Continue reading Ensure You Find a HIPAA Compliant Host
For those that are hosting Protected Health Information (PHI) and are searching for a HIPAA compliant web host, one of the key components is the Business Associate Agreement or BAA. A BAA is an agreement between two parties where at least one of the two parties is handling PHI or Electronic Health Records (EHR). The … Continue reading What is BAA and Why is it important?
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
Why do I need to change my password ? How often should my password be changed ? When does my password expire ? What about service accounts ? These are common questions that are consistently asked from customers that become weary of password policies within their hosted environment. HIPAA regulations require that procedures exist for … Continue reading Password Management for HIPAA Compliant Hosting
Your patients value your counsel and are willing to share with you their deepest, personal struggles. As a therapist, you handle that information as a sacred trust. Unfortunately, that trust may be broken – however unintended – through unwise uses of technology. No doubt, you desire flexibility in the way you share and store protected … Continue reading HIPAA Compliant Telehealth for Therapists
Don’t be part of the 15% When you choose HIPAA Vault’s HIPAA compliant cloud solutions, you make a smart choice for less frustration in your cloud provider. Here’s a huge reason why: it means you won’t be part of the 15% in 2021 that Gartner is predicting will jettison their valuable “company-consumer touchpoint” of customer service, and look outside for … Continue reading Why the Robots Don’t Love Us