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Category: HIPAA and G Suite

G Suite is Google’s paid version of a variety of productivity tools, including Gmail, Google Drive, Calendar and Keep (note-taking). We talk with practices every day about using G Suite in a HIPAA compliant manner. It can be done! Learn more in the articles below. 

Here are some of our favorite and most popular articles about HIPAA and G Suite:

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Is Google Drive HIPAA Compliant in 2020?

June 18, 2020 by Holly Sagstetter
Yes, you can use Google Drive in a HIPAA compliant environment, but only if you’re careful! That’s the quick answer. Read on to learn more! Every day we hear from practitioners who want to use Google’s G Suite in their medical practice. G Suite is easy-to-use, affordable, and can be HIPAA compliant. Most people want […]
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Is Google Meet HIPAA Compliant?

April 21, 2020 by Holly Sagstetter
We have heard from practices all over that want to start using Google Meet for telemedicine. One of their first questions is “Is Google Meet HIPAA compliant?” This article will explore Google’s G Suite, common questions about Google Meet and a quick comparison of other telemedicine/teleconferencing options. We’ve seen a tremendous increase in interest about […]
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Free HIPAA compliant email during COVID-19 pandemic

March 24, 2020 by Holly Sagstetter
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Adelia Risk is offering HIPAA Mail free of charge for the next 60 days. This offer is open to all new US clients. G Suite is easy to use and we are including our favorite secure email service, which means all of your emails will be encrypted and secure. […]
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HIPAA Compliant Telemedicine in G Suite

March 20, 2020 by Holly Sagstetter
Due to the response to COVID-19, we've had a high number of emails requesting assistance with telemedicine options. If you're a current subscriber to G Suite, we have good news! G Suite subscriptions include a fantastic telemedicine option. But it’s important to make the correct changes to settings in order to maintain HIPAA compliance. Google […]
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HIPAA Compliant Gmail (17 Step How-To Guide for 2020)

January 7, 2020 by Josh Ablett
Google’s email, calendar, and productivity tools (recently renamed to “G Suite”) are absolutely fantastic.  They’re easy to use and very affordable. G Suite is also highly secure, but there are very specific things that you need to do to make Gmail HIPAA compliant.  Here are some big ones... Get our complete Guide on How to […]
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Is Gmail HIPAA Compliant in 2020? Here's how to tell

January 7, 2020 by Josh Ablett
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 transmitting […]
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HIPAA Compliant Cloud Storage - 11 Services To Consider (2020)

January 2, 2020 by Josh Ablett
“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 […]
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Is Google's G Suite HIPAA Compliant?

November 7, 2019 by Josh Ablett
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. HIPAA Compliant Email Most famously, G-Suite includes Gmail, an excellent and easy-to-use email platform.  Users go through the famous […]
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Is Gmail Secure? 6 Ways to Tell if it's Right for You

October 11, 2019 by Josh Ablett
Is Gmail secure?  Let's walk through the security features they have, and think about how they work in the real world. Get our Complete Guide on How to Become HIPAA Compliant. 1) Is Gmail Secure against Phishing? Hackers use "phishing" attacks to either steal your data or get control of your computer.  They'll send you […]
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5 Ways to Make G Suite HIPAA Compliant

September 25, 2019 by Josh Ablett
A lot of companies make a huge mistake when it comes to G Suite and HIPAA.  They think that all they have to do is sign a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement (BAA) with Google, and they're suddenly HIPAA compliant. Nothing could be further from the truth. Here's the story of Ted (not his real name). […]
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