July 28th, 2020

HIPAA-compliant Email Host or SMTP Connector? Which to use…

You may have heard that you need to use HIPAA-compliant email to protect your organization’s ePHI, but many people aren’t sure where to go from there. Don’t worry if you fall into this camp, because this article will explain your options in depth. The most straightforward solution is to simply sign up for a HIPAA-compliant […]

July 20th, 2020

When Should You Send ePHI in Your Marketing Emails?

If you operate in the healthcare sector, you should always be wary of your organization’s electronic protected health information (ePHI). One of the most complicated situations involves email marketing, because carelessly sent messages can easily lead to HIPAA violations and their costly ramifications. Because of this danger, you should only send ePHI in your marketing […]

July 16th, 2020

CEO Erik Kangas Featured on Total HIPAA Podcasts

    Erik recently sat down with our friends at Total HIPAA to discuss a variety of HIPAA topics, including: Security concerns during COVID-19. How you can be more secure while working from home. How LuxSci is helping organizations that need to securely send PHI in their COVID-19-related communications. How to interpret the U.S. Department […]

July 1st, 2020

Has Your Email Been Read? Read Receipts and Web Bugs

  Customers often ask how they can know if a message has been read by a specific recipient.  Typically, this is done by requesting a “Read Receipt” when sending the message; however, read receipts are not reliable. Spammers use techniques such as HTML “web bug” tracking to see if you have read an email message […]

May 9th, 2020

Is Skype HIPAA Compliant? If not, what is?

In recent times we have seen a huge push toward telehealth, so many are wondering, “Is Skype HIPAA compliant?” While Skype is a practical tool that many people have access to, it’s important to consider any regulatory obligations you need to meet before you use it. If your business collects, stores, transmits or processes electronic […]