HIPAA Compliant Hosting

Is RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) HIPAA Compliant?

  • Remote Desktop Protocol and HIPAA Compliance
  • Client Needs System for Nationwide Remote Desktop
  • Perspective of Complete Healthcare Solutions
  • Security Increasingly Critical in Healthcare

RDP and HIPAA Compliance

Remote desktop protocol (RDP) can be made HIPAA compliant with the help of a HIPAA-compliant hosting company. Healthcare security and HIPAA compliance are points of focus for us at Atlantic.Net. Here is a sample chat we had with a prospective client interested in setting up nationwide access to a compliant system via remote desktop protocol (RDP).

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A Story About a HIPPAA-Compliant Website & Mobile App

Dell strategist Jim Stikeleather has argued that big data projects should tell a story. He said that by thinking in a similar manner to journalists, data scientists can more deliberately and captivatingly frame and communicate the information and filters they want to explore.

Storytelling can assist with understanding of any situation, particularly technology – which often can seem obtuse, boring, and inhuman. Obviously, people breathe life into technological situations – as when stories are told of people problem-solving using the tools of the technological era.

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Ensuring Cloud Compliance In Regulated Industries

  • Why is Cloud Computing Worth the Effort for Regulated Companies?
  • What Are You Up Against?
  • What Can You Do to Adopt Cloud Effectively?
  • Partners that Understand Compliance

The businesses that run into the most difficulties when transitioning to cloud computing solutions are those that are strictly regulated, such as finance and healthcare. What are the challenges? How can they be overcome? And why is the effort worth it?

Let’s start with the last of those questions.

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The HIPAA Compliant Cloud: An Introductory Report

More and more healthcare companies are evaluating the cloud as a possible environment for data processing and storage. As more investment has been pumped into the cloud industry, systems have become substantially more robust and complex. However, federal law dictates that providers, health plans, and health data clearinghouses must keep all “protected health information” (PHI) secure and confidential – and the role of technology providers is critical.

“The HIPAA Omnibus Rule had several changes in how CEs and business associates could handle patient data,” explains Elizabeth Snell of HealthIT Security, “and what the ramifications will be if that data is compromised in a data breach.”

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Sharp Focus on HIPAA: Breach Notification Rule

Hacking news at the top of 2015 is driving the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) into the limelight. The news – that the second largest insurer in the United States, Anthem, was breached, resulting in the compromise of 78.8 million patient records – makes the HIPAA breach notification rule more relevant.

Many are aware that the Final Omnibus Rule of 2013 modified the law so that business associates are now effectively considered covered entities, but how does that designation apply to notifications? In other words, what does anyone who handles sensitive protected health information (PHI) have to do post-hack in terms of alerting clients, the press, and the HHS?

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Montréal-Based Company Seeks HIPAA Compliant Hosting Solution with BAA

Sam Guiliano January 20, 2015 by under HIPAA Compliant Hosting 0 Comments

This article explores HIPAA compliance as follows:

  • Must Canadian Firms Comply?
  • 2015 Prediction from OCR Attorney
  • Conversation with Montréal Company
  • Finding Worry-Free Partners

Must Canadian Firms Comply?

Many healthcare businesses operating in the United States are actually based in other countries, and there is often confusion about the extent to which those companies must meet HIPAA law. There are no exceptions: any business that processes, stores, or transfers protected health information (PHI) must follow the privacy, security, and breach notification rules described in Title II of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, regardless where they are headquartered.

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HIPAA Hosting for SQL DB

Adnan Raja January 13, 2015 by under HIPAA Compliant Hosting 0 Comments

This article looks at recent high-profile HIPAA violations and a discussion about a hosting solution for a Windows SQL database:

  • Major Violations in Hollywood & the New Year
  • Real-World Scenario – HIPAA Consultation
  • How AssistRX Meets its Compliance Needs

Major Violations in Hollywood & the New Year

HIPAA was recently in the news when it was discovered that some of the data compromised by the Guardians of Peace hackers who infiltrated Sony Pictures was protected health information (PHI). Becker’s Health IT & CIO Review noted that the PHI that was accessed “[included] claim appeals submitted to Sony such as diagnosis and disability codes, health plan member IDs, and any health or medical information provided outside of Sony’s health plans.”

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