Glossary of Compliance

Compliance Glossary

Our list of curated compliance glossary offers everything you to know about compliance in one place.

Glossary » HIPAA » Availability


Availability means the healthcare facility should keep their hardware and software systems up and running properly. This requires covered entities and business associates to keep their infrastructure updated to protect it against security threats. 

Availability is a requirement for HIPAA technical and physical safeguards. Its goal is to allow authorized individuals to access necessary information as and when required.

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