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, [...]

Is Google Cloud Platform HIPAA Compliant?

Thinking about moving some services to the cloud?  Let’s look at whether Google Cloud Platform is HIPAA-compliant. We recently helped a medical company evaluate Google Cloud Platform (GCP) as a disaster recovery site. Here’s what we found about Google Cloud Platform and HIPAA compliance. Will Google Cloud Platform sign a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement? Any [...]

By |2020-01-02T03:11:30+00:00October 17th, 2019|HIPAA, HIPAA and Cloud Storage|1 Comment

Is Microsoft Azure HIPAA Compliant?

Thinking about moving some services to the cloud?  Is Microsoft Azure HIPAA compliant and suitable for ePHI? A client wanted to use Microsoft Azure as a HIPAA-compliant disaster recovery site, so we took a look. Here’s what we found about Microsoft Azure and HIPAA compliance. Will Microsoft Azure sign a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement? Any [...]

By |2020-01-02T03:20:45+00:00August 18th, 2019|HIPAA, HIPAA and Cloud Storage|0 Comments