HIPAA sets the standard for protection of sensitive patient data. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ensures that any company that deals with protected health information has all potential security measures in place and followed to the letter. This includes anyone you provide treatment, payment, and operations to in healthcare, called covered entities, to anyone with access to patient information and provides support in these fields, called business associates. There is one simple, sure fire way to ensure your business is HIPAA compliant; utilize TimbukTech.

HIPAA requires quite a lot to ensure that your datacenter is compliant. There must be physical safeguards in place to limit facility access and control. All companies HIPAA compliant must have polices about use and access to workstations and electronic media. This includes transferring, removing, disposing, and re-using electronic media and electronic protected health information. They need technical safeguards which require access control to allow only authorized users access to the protected data. This means unique user IDs, emergency access procedures, automatic log offs and encryption and decryption.

There need to be technical policies in place that cover integrity controls or measures put in place to ensure nothing has been tampered with or altered. There should also be network safeguards in place to make sure there are no unauthorized public access to your information. Private networks are the best method to ensure nobody sees information they shouldn’t.

Sounds like a lot, doesn’t it? If your business is just starting out, this can all be a bit overwhelming. You need to manage quite a few legal steps to make sure everything is running smoothly while also handling all this data. Even current practices may have trouble juggling all of this at the same time. It takes a lot of time and money to manage all of this alone. That’s where TimbukTech comes in. TimbukTech is the simple solution to all your HIPAA problems. They are certified to handle all of this information in a safe and timely manner. Private servers to store the information, around the clock security to ensure everything is where it should be, and specialists standing by should something go wrong. There are few places safer than with them. Plus, this is a far cheaper solution than doing everything yourself. You would need to hire specialists, create and manage your own storage network, keep track of all the files at the same time, while also trying to keep your business running smoothly. Why not just leave it in the hands of the professionals? They know what they’re doing and have the credentials and experience to back it up. Save yourself the pain and money and leave everything in their hands you won’t regret it.