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HIPAA Guide for Email and File Protection

Ensure HIPAA Compliance and Maintain Patient Privacy


The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was created to modernize health IT and safeguard patient privacy, but as modern medicine evolves to value-based care models, healthcare providers and other organizations face a crucial dilemma in keeping protected health information (PHI) private while still making it easily accessible.

Healthcare providers and other organizations—such as schools and HR departments—often share PHI via email and files to facilitate easy access yet struggle to maintain protection and control in porous cloud environments. Understanding HIPAA’s key technical safeguards in relation to common PHI sharing workflows is the first step to overcoming compliance challenges.

Download this free guide and learn how data-centric security approaches can help you ensure patient privacy while maintaining HIPAA compliance.

What You’ll Learn:

  • HIPAA’s key guidelines and technical safeguards that relate to PHI stored in and shared via email and files.
  • Core HIPAA compliance challenges around provider-to-provider, provider-to-payer, and Human Resources PHI sharing workflows.
  • Data-centric security best practices for ensuring HIPAA compliance and patient privacy throughout the course of care.