Data Protection is important for organizations that deals first-hand with confidential client information. For the healthcare sector, there is a regulation enforced to heighten the standards of data handling and storage.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996—commonly known as HIPAA is a US law designed to provide privacy standards to protect patients' medical records and other health information provided to health plans, doctors, hospitals and other health care providers.
For businesses and decision-makers, many believe that HIPAA law is only applicable to doctor's offices and hospitals, but that might not be the case. Business associates are a much broader group and can encompass entities like third party claims processing administrators, and accounting or legal firms serving healthcare providers. These business associates need to observe HIPAA compliance if they have access to PHI (Protected Health Information) arising from a contractual or a business relationship with the provider.
Working with protected health information requires you to take additional precautions that prevent data mishandling and may lead to data breach and data theft. What follows next are litigations and penalties that can hurt your organization, that is why - you need a HIPAA compliance expert that can help you.
Together with Nocturnal Technologies, we can help you on your way to HIPAA accreditations and for continuous compliance. Protecting health information rests on the integrity of the system and its users. As a HIPAA compliance consulting provider, we can help you toughen your system - through adding additional policies and safeguards. And for your employees, we can provide training and seminars needed for them to learn about HIPAA compliance/procedures and their role in this ecosystem.
Want to find out more about our HIPAA Compliance services? Then click the button below and let's schedule a free consultation:
Copyright 2020 Nocturnal Technologies