The Integrity of ePHI Under HIPAA Security Rule

The HIPAA Security Rule requires that covered entities (health plans, healthcare clearinghouses, and healthcare providers who electronically transmit any health information in connection with a HIPAA-related transaction), and business associates, implement reasonable and appropriate technical safeguards. These safeguards must protect (among other things) the integrity of ePHI, electronic protected health information (ePHI). ePHI is any protected health information that is created, stored, transmitted, or received [...]