HIPAA Privacy

Information about HIPAA Privacy

What is HIPAA Privacy and Compliance?

The HIPAA Privacy Rule, like the overarching Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, sets the standard for protecting sensitive patient data. Companies dealing with protected health information (PHI) must ensure that the required physical, network, process security measures are in place and strictly followed; neglect results in fines. HIPAA Privacy Rules applies to individuals/organizations; physicians, nursing homes, health insurance companies, Medicare. We can guide you.

The HIPAA Security Rule defines the requirements to continuously secure electronic protected health information (EPHI) as it traverses the healthcare system. Healthcare organizations, providers, payers, and clearinghouses must protect EPHI. InfoSight Managed Network Security solutions enforce administrative procedures, technical security mechanisms, services, physical safeguards to ensure compliance with the HIPAA Privacy.

InfoSight will host your data, observing HIPAA Privacy; we are a compliant hosting provider, with administrative, physical and technical safeguards in place, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The physical and technical safeguards are relevant to services provided by HIPAA compliant hosting; Physical/Technical safeguards, Audit reports, tracking logs, Technical policies, Network, or transmission, as listed, with detail on what constitutes a HIPAA compliant Data Center.

A Supplemental Act was passed in 2009,The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act; it supports the enforcement of HIPAA requirements, by raising the penalties of health organizations that violate HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. The HITECH Act emerged in response to health technology development and increased use, storage, and transmittal of electronic health information. Partner with us; learn more.

If you would like more information regarding HIPAA Privacy, contact us today to discuss your requirements.

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