Tag: HIPAA

Mask Mandate

Ever since the outbreak of the pandemic, the world is going through a difficult time. The unusually fast communication capacity of the Coronavirus has restricted the lives of people. Since the disease gets easily transferred, the WHO has already given some mandatory guidelines to check the disease’s spread. No matter how restrictive these guidelines may […]

HIPAA, HITECH, and Omnibus

Introduction With the perverse adoption of innovative technologies such as cloud computing in the healthcare industry, there was a need for some strict guidelines to monitor and govern organizations that have access to Protected Health Information (ePHI). The HIPAA, HITECH and the Omnibus rules are three words that form the baseline for bringing sanity in […]

Is Your PACS HIPAA & HITECH Compliant

While the integration of technology into the healthcare industry came with a myriad of benefits including scalability, flexibility, easier communication, and cost efficiency, it also brought a plethora of security risks that compromise the safety of patients’ private information and data. Medical images now existing in a Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) format, […]