Authored on: Jan 14, 2012
Judging from both the HITECH Act included in the stimulus bill and the FTC's multi-million dollar penalty against CVS, this much is clear: the U.S. federal government has gotten serious about enforcing HIPAA security regulations.
Enterprises need a secure mail solution that is automated and comprehensive. By taking steps now to implement automated, comprehensive email security, healthcare organizations and their business partners can reap the undisputed operational benefits of email communications while avoiding the public censure and financial penalties that might result from regulatory action.
This white paper provides a quick overview regarding:
� HIPAA mandates;
� The latest security and data breach regulations for the healthcare industry;
� What to look for in a secure email solution for complying with the web of regulations.