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Is Gmail HIPAA Compliant?

Many health care providers are required to adhere to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), but is Gmail HIPAA-compliant? This article talks about how you can send HIPAA compliant email. This act was designed to protect a patient’s personally-identifying information from being accessible to the general public. As more clinicians are electronically [...]

By |2020-01-02T04:11:35+00:00December 13th, 2019|HIPAA, HIPAA and Email, HIPAA and G Suite|12 Comments

Is Office 365 HIPAA compliant?

Health care providers must follow the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).  Is Office 365 HIPAA compliant, though? This act protects your patient healthcare data (PHI).  As more clinicians are electronically transmitting patient records and other personal information to specialists and medical facilities, it is imperative that we ensure that information is secure. Isn’t [...]

By |2020-01-02T03:08:09+00:00December 3rd, 2019|HIPAA, HIPAA and Email, HIPAA and Office 365|1 Comment

HIPAA Compliant Email – What Makes Email HIPAA Compliant?

HIPAA Compliant Email is at the heart of modern medical practices. It makes administrative processes more efficient. It also saves time by automating communication (like reminding patients about appointments). Emails also help both the provider and the patient stay connected. A staggering 93% of adult patients prefer to communicate with physicians through email! HIPAA regulations [...]

By |2020-01-02T02:54:10+00:00November 27th, 2019|HIPAA, HIPAA and Email|0 Comments

HIPAA Compliant Cloud Storage – 11 Services Reviewed (Updated)

“What are my options for HIPAA compliant cloud storage? ”In recent years, cloud storage has risen in both effectiveness and popularity. Its convenience is undeniable– the ability to access your data from anywhere is amazing. But can business associates and medical providers take advantage of these services to store PHI? What exactly does it mean [...]

Is Google’s G Suite HIPAA Compliant?

Many practices want to use cloud storage services like Google drive and hosted email.  Is Google's G-Suite HIPAA compliant? First, let's review what's actually in Google's G-Suite, Google's paid version of a variety of productivity tools. Email Most famously, G-Suite includes Gmail, an excellent and easy-to-use email platform.  Users go through the famous Gmail portal, [...]