The federal law Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (or HIPAA) was enacted by the US Congress in 1996 to protect health information. If you are in the health care profession, you would know how important it is to safeguard the privacy of patients’ information. Patients have the right to access their own medical records. But in order that this can be done effectively, documents related to patients must be managed efficiently. This is best done using electronic document management. We bring you a white paper titled Getting HIPAA Compliant Using Electronic Document Management Software that shows you how. Here’s an outline of what it covers…
- Background of HIPAA
- Clearing a Misconception about “HIPAA compliant software”
- 3 important steps that will help you comply with HIPAA guidelines
- Document management software features that help you take these steps
By the time you have read the white paper, you will be able to appreciate how electronic document management can help you make health records available to patients when required, without compromising on the security of the documents. This will enable your clinic, lab or hospital to meet the objectives of HIPAA.
Getting HIPAA Compliant Using Electronic Document Management Software
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