HIPAA Tip of the Week

HIPAA can be difficult to understand, which is why Compliancy Group offers readers educational content to break down the complexities of the regulation. Our HIPAA tips provide readers with timely updates on all things HIPAA.

Is Adobe Scan HIPAA Compliant?

Adobe Scan is an app for Android and iOS operating systems that allows users to use a device camera as a document scanner to capture information. The product is efficient and easy to use, but is it HIPAA compliant? HIPAA Compliance Basics: Is Adobe Scan HIPAA Compliant? The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces HIPAA rules [...]

2022-06-24T16:31:55-04:00June 24th, 2022|

Is Google Workspace HIPAA Compliant?

The ease of use of Google products has made it a popular choice for businesses across all industries. Google Workspace, formerly referred to as G Suite, consists of several Google products, including Gmail, Calendar, Meet, and Drive. As a healthcare organization, ease of use shouldn’t be the only determining factor when choosing what software platforms to use.  The main determining factor should [...]

2022-06-13T15:44:54-04:00June 6th, 2022|

Is HelloSign HIPAA Compliant?

As technology evolves, companies try new products in an effort to improve their business operations. One such technology that has been rapidly adopted is e-signature tools. But, did you know as a healthcare organization that these tools need to meet specific HIPAA standards? HelloSign is a popular e-signature product, but is HelloSign HIPAA compliant? How can you tell if a software tool [...]

2022-06-13T15:44:55-04:00June 1st, 2022|

Is Microsoft Forms HIPAA Compliant?

Microsoft Forms allows users to create surveys, quizzes, and polls. The results of which can be easily exported to Excel for data analysis. While Microsoft Forms can be a valuable tool to improve your healthcare business, depending on how the tool is used, you must consider its HIPAA compliance before use. Is Microsoft Forms HIPAA compliant? When Does Microsoft Forms Need to [...]

2022-05-06T17:03:32-04:00March 16th, 2022|

HIPAA Compliant Telehealth: How-Tos and Don’t Dos

In the midst of all the chaos caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, one bright spot is the increased availability of HIPAA compliant telehealth options. Quarantines and travel restrictions created a need for patients to be able to access health care remotely. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has scaled down HIPAA enforcement as it relates to telehealth, but that won’t always be the case.  [...]

2022-05-06T17:03:33-04:00March 7th, 2022|

How to Choose a HIPAA Compliant Vendor

The vendors you choose to help run your business will determine your business success level. Ultimately, your vendor’s vulnerabilities are your vulnerabilities, which is why HIPAA emphasizes the importance of business associate compliance. Business associate vendors must be compliant with HIPAA standards. So how do you ensure that you are choosing HIPAA compliant vendors? What is a Business Associate? While not all [...]

2022-05-06T17:03:34-04:00March 2nd, 2022|

To be Useful, Online HIPAA Services Must Be Complete

When healthcare providers and the vendors that serve them seek guidance about HIPAA Compliance, an internet search for “online HIPAA” is one place to start.  You’ll find promises of (nearly) free training, compliance, or certification offered, but how do these online HIPAA compliance services match what the government requires to be HIPAA compliant? Online HIPAA Services – How We Got Here The [...]

2022-05-06T17:03:37-04:00February 11th, 2022|

Are You Using HIPAA Compliant Billing Software?

Whether your company delivers healthcare directly or assists providers, there are challenges every day. Patients, pandemics, or a plethora of other things pull on your time and attention. You never have to wonder if you’re making things better for others. Are the services you’re using doing the same for you? Specifically, are you using HIPAA compliant billing software? To help you decide, [...]

2022-05-06T17:03:37-04:00February 9th, 2022|