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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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The Ransomware Email that Slipped Past Google

October 30, 2019 by Josh Ablett
Last week, a nasty ransomware email showed up in my personal Gmail inbox. As free services go, Gmail is pretty good at spotting phishing and ransomware emails. However, they completely missed this one. It wasn't in my Spam folder, and it had none of the warnings from Google that it might be malicious. Here's what […]
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Is Google Cloud Platform HIPAA Compliant?

October 17, 2019 by Josh Ablett
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 […]
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Are Chromebooks HIPAA compliant?

October 15, 2019 by Josh Ablett
Are Chromebooks HIPAA compliant?  If you're a medical practice, you're probably tempted to give Chromebooks a try.  They're cheaper than a traditional Windows or Mac computer, and they're a lot easier and cheaper to maintain. But are Chromebooks appropriate for a medical company?  Can they be used to handle medical data? We think they are, […]
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