HIPAA Compliance with Online Data Storage

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Maintaining HIPAA Compliance with Online Data Storage

Healthcare organizations today face the dual challenge of leveraging online data storage solutions while ensuring compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). This article explores the importance of maintaining HIPAA compliance with online data storage, highlights common challenges, offers best practices, and recommends popular tools to help your organization navigate this complex landscape.

What is HIPAA?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a United States law enacted in 1996 to protect patients’ sensitive health information from being disclosed without their consent or knowledge. HIPAA sets national standards for electronic health care transactions and national identifiers for providers, health insurance plans, and employers.

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