Category Archives: HIPAA Compliance

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What is Protected Health Information and How Does it Relate to HIPAA Privacy Rule?

The healthcare industry is known for the amounts of sensitive patient information it holds, and the protection of that data is essential. That’s why the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services established the HIPAA Privacy Rule, which sets out what is considered protected health information (PHI). In order to ensure that patient information is […]