eBook: HIPAA-compliant Email Basics
Safeguarding Your Healthcare Practice and Protecting Patient Privacy
Book 1 in the LuxSci Internet Security Series.
Created by Erik Kangas, PhD
This LuxSci eBook is your well-researched guide to both a critical understanding of the specific issues and concepts of HIPAA, HITECH, and the Omnibus rule, and their practical application to your business with respect to email, so that you stay compliant with these government standards. This document will provide a framework for your health care entity to keep the privacy of patient information front and center. Providers will have the necessary tools to meet all requirements established by HIPAA to access email outsourcing services.
This eBook includes sections on:
- Overview of HIPAA
- What is ePHI?
- Provisions of the HIPAA Email Security Rule
- Additional Risk Analysis and the Need for Encryption
- Gmail and Google Apps?