What is a HIPAA Limited Dataset?

What is a HIPAA Limited Dataset?

A HIPAA Limited Dataset is a set of identifiable healthcare information from which specific direct identifiers have been removed in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule. It allows for the use and disclosure of...

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Is Gmail HIPAA Compliant?

Is Gmail HIPAA Compliant?

Gmail has amassed a vast user base due to its versatility and ease of use, becoming the world's most widely-used email platform, responsible for more than one-third of global email openings. Consequently, when Google introduced a new "confidential mode" feature in...

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How to Send a Fax Without a Fax Machine

How to Send a Fax Without a Fax Machine

In this blog post, we go into various methods that allow you to send a fax without the need for a traditional fax machine. With the advancement of technology, faxing has become more convenient and accessible. We explore three popular options for faxing digitally: online faxing services, mobile fax apps, and email to fax.

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The Modern Use of Fax

The Modern Use of Fax

Fax technology has been around for over 100 years, and it was once one of the most common ways to send and receive documents. However, fax machines have been largely replaced by email and other digital communication methods for organizations that don’t require secure document transmission in recent years. So why does fax still exist?

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HIPAA & Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP)

HIPAA & Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP)

HIPAA requires health care providers and health plan administrators to provide patients with a written notice explaining how the individual’s health information may be shared. This document, known as a “notice of privacy practices” (NPP) must also include information...

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HIPAA Sanction Policies: What Employers Need to Know

HIPAA Sanction Policies: What Employers Need to Know

HIPAA requires that healthcare providers, insurance companies, and other so-called “covered entities” implement sanctions against employees who violate HIPAA-related policies and procedures. A sanction policy outlines the circumstances under which a covered entity...

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How to choose a HIPAA fax service

How to choose a HIPAA fax service

When it comes to securely and confidently sending confidential data, virtually nothing beats fax technology. Choosing the right HIPAA compliant fax service is essential, though. As a healthcare provider, you are responsible for ensuring that the fax service you choose...

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