Category Archives: HIPAA Compliance

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Why HIPAA Security is Non-Negotiable for Businesses Handling Sensitive Information

In the realm of healthcare, the sanctity of patient information cannot be overstated. As healthcare providers, insurers, and related entities rely on digital systems for processing medical records, maintaining compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has never been more critical. HIPAA security rules are not just bureaucratic hurdles; they are essential […]
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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 […]