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Article · Jun 15, 2015

Need to comply with HIPAA? These resources can help

Need to comply with HIPAA? These resources can help

If you’re a healthcare, dental or insurance professional your business likely needs to comply with federal regulations surrounding the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, commonly referred to as HIPAA.

To help healthcare organizations comply with HIPAA, privacy and security standards have been created to protect personally identifiable health information. Compliance with HIPAA’s administrative, physical and technical safeguards is imperative to ongoing business operations of healthcare organizations, and other institutions that store personal health information.

Carbonite supports regulatory compliance requirements for our Pro Plan and Server Plan customers by applying the administrative, physical and technical safeguards in order to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and security of your data. We also offer several white papers, blogs and other resources designed to help support your HIPAA compliance efforts. Here’s a rundown of some HIPAA-related resources you may find helpful:

Healthcare provider counts on Carbonite to support HIPAA compliance
Find out why one man left a prosperous career at Intel to open a healthcare center and how he uses Carbonite to support HIPAA compliance.

Ensuring HIPAA compliance: A closer look at the Omnibus rule
Carbonite Vice President and General Counsel Danielle Sheer explains the HIPAA Omnibus Rule, which was issued in 2013 and modifies HIPAA privacy, security, breach notification and enforcement rules.

Five essential tips for maintaining HIPAA compliance
Danielle Sheer offers five best practices that can help your organization ensure HIPAA compliance. For starters, it’s important to understand key definitions and back up all patient records.

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Mark Brunelli

Senior Writer

Mark Brunelli is a Senior Writer on the Corporate Marketing team at Carbonite. He blogs about Carbonite happenings and IT industry trends.

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