HIPAA Business Associate Agreement – Complete Guide
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HIPAA Business Associate Agreement – Complete Guide

HIPAA requires all covered entities to protect the integrity and confidentiality of patient information. With the rapidly evolving global cyber threat landscape, it is virtually impossible for businesses (covered entities) to not rely on third-party service providers to secure PHI (Protected Health Information) in a manner that is easy, efficient, and scalable. When covered entities…

7-Step HiTrust Compliance Checklist: Step-By-Step Guide
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7-Step HiTrust Compliance Checklist: Step-By-Step Guide

Are you aware that around 90% of healthcare organizations face security breaches, and large hospitals amount to 30%? This underlines why robust cybersecurity is crucial for safeguarding data in healthcare and HiTrust is one such compliance framework that aims for that. Established in 2007, HiTrust (Health Information Trust Alliance) ensures high data security standards. It…

HIPAA Compliance for Software & How to Build it
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HIPAA Compliance for Software & How to Build it

As a cloud-hosted health tech firm with software application(s) that interact with electronic protected health information (ePHI), you must ensure your software is HIPAA compliant. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a US federal law that mandates healthcare organizations, including their vendors, with access to PHI to implement standard best practices to…

How Much Does HiTrust Certification Cost in 2024?
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How Much Does HiTrust Certification Cost in 2024?

One common question small and mid-sized businesses often ask when thinking about HITRUST certification is, “How much does it cost?” It’s a valid concern, especially with tight budgets and the critical importance of information security. HITRUST certification cost was too expensive for many small businesses.  However, things are changing. New, more cost-effective options are available…

HIPAA Compliance Form for Employers: Cost, Tips, and Download Link
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HIPAA Compliance Form for Employers: Cost, Tips, and Download Link

HIPAA aplies to employees or healthcare professionals who regularly handle PHI. This creates the risk of PHI disclosure – deliberately for personal gain or due to negligence. Either way, in such instances, employers must bear the legal consequences.  The HIPAA compliance form for employers helps you to avoid violation of privacy rights, meet legal obligations,…

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