Microsoft Office 365 HIPAA: What Covered Entities Need to Know

Microsoft Office 365 is the most recent incarnation of Microsoft's long-running Office series. SharePoint Online, a relatively new addition to the usual Microsoft Office line-up of word processing and business management tools, gives users access to a secure cloud-based storage system. The HIPAA Omnibus Rule requires that all cloud storage providers be HIPAA compliant as business associates (BAs). Under federal regulation, a BA is considered any organization that [...]