Any organization that deals with protected health information (PHI) must ensure it has the appropriate security measures in place to meet HIPAA compliance requirements.
HIPAA compliance doesn’t just apply to healthcare organizations. It also extends to service providers and subcontractors that have access to health information.
If your data is hosted by a service provider, that provider must be compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), as well.
This guide provides you with a high-level overview of compliance issues you need to consider, and what to look for in a cloud hosting company in order to meet HIPAA requirements.