Ok — So you have “HIPAA Compliant Email” because you just signed up with a company that says they handle that. One thing checked off of your “to do” list and on to the next.
Well, not so fast.
HIPAA is a complex beast, as you are probably already aware. Just signing up for a service that claims to be HIPAA compliant does not mean that you are done. You may need to:
- Learn nuances of what you can and can’t do in order to remain compliant
- Train yourself and your staff on these nuances
- Make sure that you have purchased all of the things needed by your organization for your particular compliance goals
- Ensure that you have set things up properly with your systems and at your new vendor
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