HIPAA scenario

How to Prevent a HIPAA Data Breach

In early October 2017, Henry Ford Health System announced that it had been hacked and that the records of 18,470 patients had been stolen. On July 25-26, Arkansas Oral Facial Surgery Center was infiltrated by a virus that blocked the practice from being able to access images, files, and notes related to 128,000 patients. In […]

2 Real World Addition & Healthcare Startup Scenarios

As providers of HIPAA compliant hosting infrastructures, we publish as much information as possible to help healthcare companies understand the law and find appropriate solutions, whether with another company or us. Along with describing this information generally on our site, we also publish Real World Scenario articles (such as this one) on our blog, allowing […]

HIPAA Web/Database Hosting Solution – A Real World Scenario

Healthcare companies must be in full compliance with federal regulations to avoid fines. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) contains laws applicable to handling protected health information (PHI) by healthcare plans, clearinghouses, and practices. Title II of the act includes a Privacy Rule and Security Rule, which are of special concern to covered […]