HIPAA, otherwise known as Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, is the standard to which patient data is kept protected. If you are an organization that deals with protected health data then it may require for physical, network and process security measures to be established.
Covered entities and business associates, which consist of health plans, health care clearinghouses and health care providers who transmit health data, require to ensure all data is kept confidential. Protected health information that includes names, addresses, phone numbers, medical records should follow HIPAA compliance.
In order to be HIPAA Compliant an organization must address the following components: Self-Audits, Security Risk Assessments, Remediation Plans, Policies, Procedures, Employee Training, Documententation, Technical Safeguards, Physical Safeguards, and Adminstrative Safeguards.
Is your organization HIPAA Compliant? At Kitsap Networking Services we offer HIPAA compliance services that are suitable to your organizations needs. Contact us at (360)-516-6741 for detailed information on how you can setup your organization to be HIPAA Compliant.