To run a successful healthcare practice in the digital age, having a website for current or prospective patients to visit is key. However, if you’re a covered entity or healthcare vendor that collects protected health information (PHI), you must choose a HIPAA compliant hosting platform and content management system (CMS) for your website. This begs the question:
What Is HIPAA Compliance?
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a federal regulation that sets standards for the privacy and security of PHI — any demographic information that can identify a health care patient.