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HIPAA Compliant Email – You Decide Which Messages Need Encryption

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Customer feedback is extremely important to LuxSci and we have listened once again.  Customers faced with the need for HIPAA-compliant email now have the option to decide on a per-message basis which messages need encryption (e.g. contain Protected Health Information – PHI) and which do not.  Routine non-PHI-laden correspondence no longer needs to be encrypted and users no longer have to use separate users or profiles to send regular email messages.

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HIPAA Faxing: How To Send and Receive FAXes in a Secure and Compliant Way

Friday, May 6th, 2011

We have previously discussed how it may be OK according to HIPAA to send and receive FAXes with ePHI over standard analog phone lines.  See: Is a FAX document HIPAA-Secure?

However, we have observed that customers more and more wish to integrate FAXing with their computers, taking advantage of the “paper-free” office that is arriving most places.  Why should they have to print and manually fax things or receive FAXes on an old-fashioned FAX printer, when their computers have FAX capability?  Can that capability be used in a HIPAA-compliant way?

The answer is “Yes, you can”.  This article explains how and points out things to watch out for.

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HIPAA Compliance Seal for your Web Site or Email

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

LuxSci customers who require HIPAA Compliance to safeguard electronic protected health information (ePHI) that is stored in or transmitted through their accounts can now display a “HIPAA Compliance Seal” on their web sites or in their email signatures/tag lines/disclaimers.

For example, your compliance seal may look like (click on it to see an example verification page):

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