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Personal patient information and health data are extremely sensitive and require protection from cybercriminals. Health professionals, healthcare providers, and administrative businesses working in healthcare must safeguard this data by implementing procedures and policies to ensure it gets protected in electronic and physical forms.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, known as HIPAA, is a Federal Act that outlines responsibilities and actions for handling protected health information (PHI) in healthcare. The Act aims to ensure that medical records and other healthcare data are appropriately collected, stored, used, and disclosed only to those authorized to access them. There have been other Acts of Congress since HIPAA was first passed that amend and update the law, but HIPAA is still the term used to refer to the combined requirements.
HIPAA compliance is complex. Critical Insight can assist you in getting your operations and processes to the level required for HIPAA compliance and maintaining them at that level over time.