Is AWS HIPAA Compliant?
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud-based service used by healthcare providers and their vendors to store, process, and transmit protected health information (PHI). Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), AWS is considered a business associate (BA). As a business associate, before a healthcare entity can use AWS they must first secure a business associate agreement (BAA). Additionally, whenever considering a vendor, healthcare entities must [...]