HIPAA Articles







What is PHI?

Organizations that are subject to the rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, better known as HIPAA, are bound to respect and uphold…


Is WebEx HIPAA compliant?

WebEx is a popular online meeting and web conferencing platform that allows companies and individuals to connect and discuss topics virtually, saving transport and possibly…



Is Texting HIPAA Compliant?

Text messaging is a convenient and rapid way to share information in both personal and professional settings, but are text messages compliant with the Health…




Is Alexa HIPAA Compliant?

Alexa, the virtual voice-assistant offered by Amazon, is one of many similar services marketed by the largest tech companies in the world, and it could…







Is Azure HIPAA Compliant?

Azure is Microsoft’s cloud services platform and it therefore has the potential to offer a lot to businesses, including businesses working in the healthcare arena,…
















Why was HIPAA introduced?

Given the extra effort and costs that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) imposes on organizations in the healthcare space, not to mention…



Is Zoom HIPAA Compliant?

Zoom has already been adopted as a powerful and convenient video conference application that allows over 750,000 companies to carry out meetings and presentations via…







Is Dropbox HIPAA compliant?

Insurance companies and others in the healthcare space could see advantages by utilizing Dropbox, but before doing so they must ask whether Dropbox is compliant…


Is Slack HIPAA compliant?

Slack has emerged over the past number of years as a useful and versatile tool which many use to communicate and collaborate but some organizations…



What is HIPAA Compliance?

When we talk about HIPAA and HIPAA compliance, the nature of the issue can seem overwhelming and complicated unless we first explain what HIPAA compliance…










Is Skype HIPAA Compliant?

The convenience and ubiquity of Skype has led to many people asking themselves whether Skype could be used to transmit or share Protected Health Information…